Secondary Level-High School

Poster Session-Do I Know that They Get It? Using Formative Assessment


Through a variety of both formal and informal formative assessments, social studies teachers can “take the pulse” of their students’ content and objective mastery.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jennifer Bouchard, Needham High School, Needham Heights, MA

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
255
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Poster Session-Enhancing Literacy for Exceptional Learners


This interactive session models collaborative tools to improve content area literacy of adolescent exceptional learners in inclusive social studies classrooms. Participants learn evidence-based reading, writing and comprehension strategies. Resources provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Darren Minarik, Radford University, Radford, VA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
558
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Poster Session-The Collaborative Social Studies Classroom


This session focuses on the collaborative relationship between the mainstream history teacher and the special education teacher. This session will offer strategies on how to incorporate modified instruction.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Patrick Block, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, US; Ryan Hutchins, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, US; Paul Mazzuca, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
39
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Poster Session-Identity, Colonization, Revolution and Globalization: Interdisciplinary and Thematic World History!


Thematic based units within an interdisciplinary World History and World Literature class provide marginalized students with a relevant and thought provoking curriculum intended to strengthen minds with critical thinking.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Flock, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
910
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Poster Session-Historical Thinking and Reading: Gateway to Higher K-12 Expectations


How is the infusion of Common Core reading strategies in the elementary classroom empowering high school teachers to teach reading?

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Kevin Bower, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, US; J.P. Caruso, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
181
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Poster Session-Promoting Critical Reading and Writing Skills through Historical Case Studies


This session will introduce teachers to the use of historical case study assignments to promote critical reading of primary sources and analytical writing skills.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Barbara Houser, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US; Cyndi Mottola Poole, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
473
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Poster Session-Hunting the Hun! Multimedia Approach to Teaching America Entering WWI


Participate in a "ready-to-go" lesson that draws students into the year 1917 and America's abandonment of isolationism to join the Great War using media from the time period.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Cameron May, Frontier School of Excellence, Kansas City, MO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
933
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Poster Session-Iron Man and the Second Amendment: Superheroes and your Rights!


Make political and social issues come alive utilizing comics in the classroom. Creative and technology based lessons on issues such as gun control, the death penalty, and more using superheroes!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

; Chander Mallhotra Jr., Baldwin UFSD, Baldwin, NY, US; Kristine Knapp, St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
559
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Poster Session-Let's Talk: Debate and Discussion in the Social Studies


Learn a myriad of ways to incorporate mini and large debate and discussion techniques into middle and high school social studies through hands on demonstration and discussion.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Dan Bordwell, Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools/University of Minnesota, Plymouth, MN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
13
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Poster Session-Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Policy


What role should human rights play in U.S. foreign policy? Challenge your students to examine the difficulty of defining and enforcing human rights, at home and around the world.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Brian Schum, Florida Atlantic University Schools, Boca Raton, FL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
34
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