Secondary Level-High School

Poster Session-A Closer Look at the Cultures of the Far East


Presenters from China, Korea, and Japan will explore the similarities and differences among their cultures. They will share insider knowledge and perspectives from each culture via ready-to-use visual resources.

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

Moonsun Choi, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Rong Cong, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Misato Yamaguchi, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
848
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Poster Session-Orphan Trains: A Progressive Experiment or a Social Injustice


Participants explore a progressive experiment know as Orphan Trains using background information, historical documents, and websites. Lesson plans and questioning strategies are provided for engaging students in historical inquiry.

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

John Chiodo, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US; Evette Meliza, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
489
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Poster Session-The Social Gospel and Early Twentieth-Century Progressivism


Through study of primary sources, teachers will explore the roots of contemporary, religiously-based progressivism (concern for poverty, homelessness) in the Social Gospel Movement of the early twentieth century.

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

Robert Green, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
733
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Poster Session-The New Demographics: How the Landscape Impacts Human Geography


This session will provide educators with ways to use current demographic trends to supplement their teaching of AP Human Geography. Instructional strategies will be provided for new and veteran teachers.

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

Nate Newhalfen, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL, US; John Roncone, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
190
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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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