Secondary Level-High School
Through a variety of both formal and informal formative assessments, social studies teachers can “take the pulse” of their students’ content and objective mastery.
Jennifer Bouchard, Needham High School, Needham Heights, MA
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.
Darren Minarik, Radford University, Radford, VA, US
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.
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
Poster Session-Identity, Colonization, Revolution and Globalization: Interdisciplinary and Thematic World History!Submitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:42pm
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.
Jessica Flock, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, US
How is the infusion of Common Core reading strategies in the elementary classroom empowering high school teachers to teach reading?
Kevin Bower, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, US; J.P. Caruso, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, US
This session will introduce teachers to the use of historical case study assignments to promote critical reading of primary sources and analytical writing skills.
Barbara Houser, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US; Cyndi Mottola Poole, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US
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.
Cameron May, Frontier School of Excellence, Kansas City, MO, US
Thinking about taking students abroad? Maybe you already do. Come explore a curricular approach to international travel. A semester-long inquiry based model that promotes deeper thinking through experiential learning.
Jeff Barry, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US; Jeff Schagrin, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US
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!
; Chander Mallhotra Jr., Baldwin UFSD, Baldwin, NY, US; Kristine Knapp, St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY, US
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.
Dan Bordwell, Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools/University of Minnesota, Plymouth, MN, US