US History

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: 

"Margaret Hughes, 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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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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"Negotiate, Neutralize or Nuke: Why Didn't U.S. Go to War?"


Diplomacy. Embargoes. Arbitration. Peacekeeping forces. Learn how students applied ways that nations resolve disputes to historical and contemporary crises and how you can shift focus from wars to wars avoided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

"Nicholas Lawrence, East Bronx Academy for the Future, Bronx, NY, @teachlawrence; Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS; Brian Bechard, Pioneer Ridge Middle School, Gardner, KS"

Room: 
208
session id: 
805
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Get Geeky: 10 Tech Tricks to Use with Primary Sources


"Get Geeky! Join a leading Colorado librarian and teacher and learn how to engage students with inquiry, primary sources, and technology in the classroom using LOC.gov resources and social media."

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

"Laura Israelsen, Hulstrom Options School, Northglenn, CO, CO, @2geekyteachers; Michelle Pearson, History Colorado, 2011 Colorado Teacher of the Year, Denver, CO, @2geekyteachers"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
801
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"Teaching Content Literacy Skills, Developing Content, and Engaging Elementary Learners"


"Presenter will offer strategies to develop content reading and critical thinking skills, build academic vocabulary, and engage elementary learners. She will share ready-to-use lesson ideas and differentiation techniques. Handouts provided."

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

"Donna Knoell, Shawnee Mission, KS"

Room: 
Liberty B
session id: 
794
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Prequel to Independence: The Shot Heard round the World


"Explore previously unavailable eyewitness accounts of April 19, 1775! Through analysis, role playing, and creating, teachers can enliven our students’ understandings of real people and times that shaped our nation."

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

"Annie Davis, The National Archives, Walthamm, MA; Emily Holmes, The Paul Revere House, Boston, MA"

Room: 
301
session id: 
795
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Getting Comfortable with Common Core: Creating Performance Tasks With Ease


Common Core places many demands on your time. Learn how to create your own performance tasks so you can combine content and assessment into seamless units. Leave with sample tasks.

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

"Ryan Shaw, WCCUSD-Kennedy High School, Richmond, CA"

Room: 
"Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl"
session id: 
796
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Burning Tulsa: The Legacy of Black Dispossession


Participants will uncover the history of the Tulsa Race Riot through participatory activities and the examination of documents; they will develop a framework for understanding history of black dispossession.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

"Linda Christensen, Oregon Writing Project, Portland, OR"

Room: 
201
session id: 
779
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