US History

Historical Inquiry? Elementary, My Dear


Geared toward upper elementary, this presentation demonstrates how to engage students in historical inquiry through an effective and adaptable "Layering" strategy. Step-by-step instructions and examples provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Alisa Kesler Lund, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Room: 
Liberty B
session id: 
832
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Teaching Economic History: The Great Depression and World War II


Looking for ways to integrate economics into your US History course? Or, US History content into your economics course? The St. Louis Fed has lessons that will help.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, @EconLowDown; Kris Bertelsen, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Little Rock Branch, Little Rock, AR, @EconLowDown; Jeannette Bennett, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Memphis Branch, Memphis, TN, @EconLowDown

Room: 
105
session id: 
827
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Balancing Liberty and Security: Lincoln and Habeas Corpus


Is it ever necessary to violate the Constitution to save the Constitution? In two free lessons, teachers will evaluate the constitutionality of U.S. government actions during times of crisis.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, @BRInstitute

Room: 
302
session id: 
828
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Developing Informed Global Citizens outside the Social Studies Classroom


Interactively discover ways to involve students in our local and global communities; encouraging acquisition of additional knowledge, critical-thinking skills, global and cultural awareness, citizenship, and first-hand experiences. Materials provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Denise Greller, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ; Lindsay DiBernardo, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ; William Warlick, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
821
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A Close Read on the Sixties


This participatory session will expand knowledge of the 1960s through the exploration of critical '60s texts. Presenters will model a close read, then guide participants in developing their own.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Christine Bunce, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY; Steve Armstrong, Connecticut State Department of Education, Hartford, CT

Room: 
101
session id: 
823
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Affirmative Action – Reverse Discrimination, Social Justice, or Equal Protection?


How do Supreme Court decisions regarding Equal Protection in the past affect our society today, and shape our society tomorrow? Receive two free lesson plans for Supreme Court DBQs.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, @BRInstitute

Room: 
312
session id: 
825
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Converting the History Classroom into an Inquiry-Based Laboratory


This session will investigate ways teachers can stimulate student engagement by designing inquiry-based instruction to create historical investigations that use evidence to interrogate the past.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

John Pellikan, Prairie Ridge High School, Crystal Lake, IL, @jpbirdman; Michael Manderino, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, @mmanderino

Room: 
201
session id: 
810
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Building 21st-Century Skills through National Park Programs and Resources


National Parks provide opportunities for real-world learning and 21st century skill-building. This interactive session shows how to bring history to life through experiences that link past, present, curriculum and community.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Kristin Gallas, Tsongas Industrial History Center, Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell, MA; Jim Hollister, Minuteman National Historical Park, Concord, MA; Maryann Zujewski, Salem Maritime National Historic Site & Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Salem, MA; Liza Stearns, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Brookline, MA

Room: 
208
session id: 
812
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We Are all Students: Learning with the Library of Congress


Become a student of applied history to enrich kids' disciplinary literacy. Educators demonstrate strategies used at Library of Congress-supported workshops that transformed teachers' understanding of how to use primary sources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Matt Moore, Mankato West High School, Mankato, MN, @mooresclassroom; Jessica Ellison, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN, @jessellison

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
813
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Going Local: Teachers and Students Getting ""Hands On"" with History


Preservice teachers team up with local Historical Society to provide area schools with primary sources, artifacts and accompanying lesson plans; helping educators and students alike work with “hard evidence.""

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Conor Omecinski, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
814
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