US History

TAH Grant Update


Christine Miller, Teaching American History (TAH) team lead at the U.S. Department of Education, will provide updates on the TAH program and other ED programs and will lead a conversation on project sustainability. The session will also feature a presentation by one or more TAH project directors and by staff from the National History Education Clearinghouse.   --> read more »

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Christine Miller, United States Department of Education, Washington, DC

Room: 
609
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The Collaborative Social Studies Classroom


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

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
58
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Civil War Curriculum Workshop


Study the Trust’s Civil War Curriculum. This free resource provides 9 standards-based goals covering the war from disunion to reconstruction; complete with lessons, materials, and assessment. Then work with colleagues to create your own.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Nicole Osier, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC

Room: 
4C-3
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Chief Standing Bear's Footsteps: Voices from Our Past, Today


The investigation of Chief Standing Bear’s journey and the plight of the Poncas comes alive with engaging participant experiences using media, digital technology and historical habits of mind.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Cindy Renner, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Larry Wright, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
618
session id: 
614
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Teaching World and U.S. History as Mystery


Classroom ready materials teach U.S. and world history as uncertain problems based on primary & secondary sources: images, words, music, numbers riddled with bias, confusion, controversy to motivate youthful detectives.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Jack Zevin, David Gerwin, Queens College/CUNY, New York, NY

Room: 
617
session id: 
544
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The DBQ Project: A Solution to the Common Core Standards


Aligning with Common Core, The DBQ Project sharpens students’ critical thinking, reading and evidence-base writing. The Project’s method allows all students, grades 4-12, to excel in the sophisticated DBQ experience.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Mollie Hackett, Beth Montgomery, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL

Room: 
616
session id: 
465
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Smithsonian's Let's Do History Tour


Join National Museum of American History educators for an interactive, multimedia supported presentation that showcases our interdisciplinary approach to teaching with a focus on everyday objects, people-centered stories, and dialogue.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Naomi Coquillon, Matt Hoffman, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC

Room: 
614
session id: 
144
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Seattle Center Celebrates 50 Years!


Visit one of the most important tourist sites of the host city and participate in dynamic hands-on educational activities developed specifically to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Century 21, the Seattle World’s Fair.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 12:00pm - 5:45pm
Presenters: 

Patricia Filer, Marie McCaffrey, HistoryLink, Seattle, WA; Tony Gomez, KCTS9, Seattle, WA; Carol Buswell, National Archives and Records Administration, Seattle, WA; Diane Brady, Katie Johnson, The Seattle Times Newspapers in Education, Seattle, WA; Jane Morton, Eastside Heritage Center, Seattle, WA; Patricia Shelton, Bellevue Public Schools, Bellevue, WA; Wendy Ewbank, Seattle Girls’ School, Seattle, WA; Anita Morales, Seattle Public Schools, WA; Sarah Schumacher, Edmonds School District, WA; Tracy Robinson, Seattle Center Foundation, Seattle, WA; Eric Taylor, 4Culture, Seattle, WA; Joan Rabinowitz, Jack Straw Productions, Seattle, WA; Julia Swan, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA; Alan Stein, Paula Becker, John Gordon Hill, Everett, WA

Room: 
KCTS9 Television Station, 401 Mercer St., Seattle
session id: 
857
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Essential Seattle: A Historic Exploration of the Emerald City


Dive in to the rich history of the Pacific Northwest. Start the morning with an overview presentation during breakfast, then strap on your walking shoes to take in the sights of downtown Seattle on a guided walking tour.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 8:30am - 12:00pm
Presenters: 

Tara McCauley, Julia Swan, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA

Room: 
Sheraton Hotel, Jefferson Room
session id: 
182
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Pre-AP Strategies in History and the Social Sciences


This interactive workshop presents teachers at the Pre-AP level with strategies to improve students’ historical thinking skills, specifically interpretation and analysis, through the exploration of primary and secondary sources.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

Dana Duenzen

Room: 
4C-1
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