US History

Great Lessons! Developing Curriculum through Field Study and Lesson Study


Lesson Study can transform the rich experiences of teachers' Field Study into powerful classroom activities for their students. Explore the process and results of this professional development model.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Mimi Lee , Placer County Office of Education, Sacramento, CA; MImi Coughlin, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
374
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Complicity: Consumerism and Slavery


This session will ask you to think about how consumerism and advertising has shaped the evolution of slavery from the 1620's to modern day. Handouts and visuals will be available.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Claire Yates, Michigan State Univeristy, East Lansing, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
781
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Beyond the Bubble: Stanford University's New Assessments of Historical Thinking


History Assessments of Thinking (HATs) use primary sources from the Library of Congress to measure historical thinking. Participants will receive assessments and practical advice about integrating HATs into classroom instruction.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Joel Breakstone, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Mark Smith, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
844
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Re-enact Past Elections Using Digital Archives from Print to Telecasts


Harness election-year fever to restage elections past, from 1832 to 1960. Use digital archives to debate issues, create political memorabilia, and build a team that wins votes.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Joan Brodsky Schur, Curriculum Developer and Author, New York, NY

Room: 
204
session id: 
492
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Teaching the Civil War with Modern Day Slavery


This unit ties the US Civil War and Abolitionist Movement to issues of modern-day slavery. Students compare the two events, ultimately designing an advocacy project combating global issues of slavery.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Dennis Kass, Infinity High School, Chicago, IL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
504
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Deciding Students' Academic Trajectories: Social Studies Teachers' Course Recommendation Practices


This session will focus on the decision-making processes utilized by high school social studies teachers when recommending the academic placement of students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Philip Bernhardt, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
624
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Digital Alternatives to Textbooks: What Are My Options


Digital resources are poised to replace the traditional textbook in your classroom. Come to learn about options available to you in the areas of US and World History.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Aaron Willis, Social Studes School Service, Culver City, CA

Room: 
206
session id: 
386
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Golden Tickets and Happy Fun Ball: Strategies for Dynamic Lectures


Do your students moan when you lecture in class? This presentation includes "nuts-and-bolts" strategies for making dull-but-necessary "teacher talk" more dynamic, engaging, and versatile for the high school classroom.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Mark Pearcy, Rider University, Lawrence, NJ

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
171
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An Intervention Involving Stanford History Education Group and History Teachers


Sam Wineburg and the Stanford History Education Group worked with our district on combining the instruction of history content and skills. There is much to share/learn from this intervention.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Teresa Wanser, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Randy Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
263
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Find A Palimpsest and Engage Students with American History


Learn how a group of teachers make history meaningful for elementary students using a kind of image known as palimpsest. Examples of accessible palimpsests will be provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Susan Olds, Petaluma City Schools, Petaluma, CA; Nancy Case-Rico, North Bay International Studies Project (NBISP), Cotati, CA; Christina Lunde, Novato Unified School District, Novato, CA

Room: 
604
session id: 
601
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