US History

Teaching History: An Everyday Endeavor!


History Lives! Using innovative teaching strategies/lessons and primary sources, students understand that US colonial history is a story about people, not just a series of memorized dry and dusty dates!

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

Catherine Canty, Grange Hall Elementary School, Chesterfield County, Virginia, Moseley, VA

Room: 
206
session id: 
793
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Viewing Battles From Windows of the Past


View authentic 5th Grade Revolutionary War projects and "living history" presentations created using the CCSS for Literacy in History/Social Studies. Depart with lesson plans, ideas, and new found confidence!

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

Cyndy Fischer, Hudsonville Public Schools, Hudsonville, MI; Brad Nederveld, Hudsonville Public Schools, Hudsonville, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
632
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Look, Touch, Listen: Differentiate Instruction Using Interactive Technology


Discover how interactive whiteboards can help you address the diverse learning styles of your students. Receive strategies and resources to help you differentiate your planning, instruction, management and student assessment.

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

Colleen Schafer, Teq, Cicero, NY; Shawn Akley, Teq, Cicero, NY

Room: 
604
session id: 
628
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Literacy-Based Conceptual Teaching: Students Opening Windows to History


This presentation provides a window into conceptual teaching that integrates literacy strategies. Marvel as your students will think critically, learn and enjoy social studies, and improve their literacy skills.

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

Amanda Vining, Anderson County Schools, Clinton, TN; Deborah Wooten, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Suzi Schmidt, Anderson County School, Clinton, TN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
926
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Engaging Student Producers Using Web 2.0 Tools


Classroom Web 2.0 tools can bring social studies concepts and processes alive for students. See how to support students as information producers with Web 2.0 tools! Bring your laptop!

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

Eric LeMoine, Kinnaman School, Beaverton, OR

Room: 
605
session id: 
908
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Literacy Strategies: Windows to Success in the Social Studies Classroom


It is important for social studies teachers to incorporate literacy strategies to increase comprehension and promote concept retention. Literacy strategies help students become engaged and increase enjoyment of social studies.

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

Regina Rees, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH; Mary Lou DiPillo, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
918
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WWII and NYC: Global Conflict through a Local Lens


Explore the New-York Historical Society's "WWII & NYC" exhibition, which uncovers the war's impact on the metropolis and the critical role NY played in the war effort. Curriculum materials distributed.

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

Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
763
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Living in the World With Hope: Reading, Writing, Living History


This session explores how teachers partner history, literacy, and literature to help students wrestle with complexities of racism and injustice through a Storypath unit tied to the events and issues of the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

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

Tracey Drum, Bow Lake Elementary School, Seattle, WA; Janine King, Whitman Middle School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
606
session id: 
426
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Digital Timelines: Communicating Historical Chronology in a Digital World


Learn to use Photo Story to create dynamic timelines using a single classroom computer. The finished product features student artwork and voiceovers. Participants receive handouts and a CD of materials.

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

Kevin Tierney, Rolling Hills Middle School, El Dorado Hills, CA

Room: 
212
session id: 
375
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Gimme a C! Teaching Curriculum Fundamentals through Cheers and Images


Context. Content. Process. Practice. Product. Criteria. How can teacher educators/ professional developers/cooperating teachers teach fundamentals of curriculum that help teachers plan thinking, socially-emotionally rich lessons and units in Social Studies.

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

Christy Folsom, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
898
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