US History

Dynamic Strategies for Teaching Visual Literacy in the Digital Age


This dynamic session will examine unique ways for teachers to address visual literacy needs using digital resources. Handouts will be provided to all participants.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Stewart Waters, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; William Russell, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; Rebecca Roberts, Morristown High School, Morristown, TN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
284
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Bringing Your Lessons to Life with the World of Music


Learn how to use music to breathe new life into your classroom. We will look at and listen to lessons that get students thinking about (and feeling) history through music.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Steve Hoffman, Middle College High School, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA

Room: 
205
session id: 
851
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Beyond Black and White: Teaching Broader, Transnational Civil Rights History


The “broader civil rights struggle” can be integrated with the familiar history curriculum, including the US West, migrations, and evolving US ties in the Americas, the Pacific Rim, and beyond.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Gigi Peterson, State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
893
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Beauty and Duty


Watch this presentation featuring women's uniforms from WW I to Vietnam and stories from women who wore the uniforms demonstrating the challenges that they faced and their accomplishments

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Alice Miller, , Kent, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1061
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Windows through History: Discovering the Past with Web Tools


Using the NCSS Standard (Time, Continuity, and Change) as a framework, participants explore web tools that can enhance history/social studies teaching and learning. Each tool is demonstrated and discussed.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Vivian Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al; Lisa Matherson, Paul W. Bryant High School, Tuscaloosa, AL; Russell Hammack, Central High School, Tuscaloosa, AL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
722
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Quick Tiered Formative Assessments: Opening Windows for Diverse Learners


Teachers will use these formative assessment techniques to gather instructional data to provide better quality instruction to their students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Tiffany Ellis, Sandra Day O'Connor High School, Academy of American Studies, Phoenix, AZ; Debbie Peters, Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix, AZ

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
843
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Engaging Students to Rethink Stereotypes and US-Native Relationships through Film


This workshop utilizes scholarship in social studies and film studies to provide alternative film options for teachers seeking to engage students in dialogue about American Indian stereotypes and US-Native relations.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Sarah B. Shear, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Room: 
607
session id: 
619
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Opening the Window of Historiography


Historiography: historical interpretation of events as they change over time. Participants will be able to bring the study of historiography to their classrooms through fine art, film, and children's literature.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Richard Clark, Reno High School, Reno, NV; Brien Karlin, Reno High School, Reno, NV; Mathew Ochs, Reno High School, Reno, NV

Room: 
204
session id: 
471
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Olmstead vs. U.S.: Use of Federal Trials to Tell Stories


Session will explore primary sources related the landmark case Olmstead v. U.S., and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association Division for Public Education, Chicago, IL; Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association Division for Public Education, Chicago, IL; ruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC

Room: 
203
session id: 
520
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History without a Textbook


The purpose of this session is to give secondary instructors the tools they need to ditch their textbooks and provide students with a REAL (Relevant, Engaging, Active, and Legitimate)experience.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Anna White, StepUp, Raleigh, NC

Room: 
201
session id: 
545
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