US History

Who's that Man behind the Curtain? Unmasking American Indian History


Why do we wait until AP level courses to begin teaching students how to think like historians? Turn your middle schoolers into critical historians, without sacrificing personal connections.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Michael Bowler, Derby Academy, Hingham, MA, @DerbyHistory

Room: 
303
session id: 
754
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Developing Curriculum and Assessment for Redesigned AP US History


The Co-chair of the APUS History Test Development Committee and the APUS Chief Reader will present lesson plans and sample assessments utilizing primary sources to teach historical thinking skills.

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

Edward (Ted) Dickson, Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC, @pdshistory; Jonathan Chu, University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA

Room: 
301
session id: 
751
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The C3 Framework: Can It Work with Mandated Curriculum?


This session will examine ways in which to integrate elements of the C3 Framework into a standardized social studies curriculum, using Texas’s CSCOPE as a case study.

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

Stephen Masyada, Florida Joint Center for Citizenship, Orlando, FL, @SocialStudyMasy; James Rodgers, Travis Science Academy, Temple, TX

Room: 
312
session id: 
742
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Implementing the C3 Framework: What are the States Doing?


This informative session will present ways in which states are approaching implementation of the C3 Framework. This roundtable session will include members of the Council of State Social Studies Specialists.

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

Steve Masyada, Florida Joint Center for Citizenship, @SocialStudyMasy; Kelly Curtright, Oklahoma State Department of Education; Stephen Armstrong, Connecticut State Department of Education, Hartford, CT; Rosanna Fukuda, Hawaii State Department of Education, Honolulu, HI; Fay Gore, NC Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC @FayGore; Don Gifford, Kansas State Department of Education, Topeka, KS

Room: 
206
session id: 
738
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Balancing Act: A Districtwide Approach for Integrating the Common Core


This session will present the broad strategies, materials and technology platform that a large urban district history department has developed to support the integration of the Common Core.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

James Liou, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA; David Pook, The Derryfield School, Manchester, NH; Tim Lindgren, Boston College, Boston, MA

Room: 
110
session id: 
739
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Why Affirmative Action? A People's History Perspective and Socratic Circle


Workshop includes unit plan and materials to help students analyze affirmative action through the context of significant historical events that have affected the power and privilege of various US subgroups.

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

Katie Li, Charlestown High School, Boston, MA

Room: 
208
session id: 
740
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Casting on and Binding off: Context and Academic Language Development


Academic language skill development is imperative to meet the demands of participatory citizenship. Creating activities that address contextual relevance will be the focus of this session.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

Victoria C. Stewart, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
734
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It's Alive! Simulations, 21st Century Learners, and the C3 Framework


Forget what you think you know about simulations and see how they work in the C3 Framework. Discover easy implementation strategies, support higher-order thinking skills and integrate best teaching practices.

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

Jordana Benone, Teacher Created Materials, Huntington Beach, CA

Room: 
102
session id: 
724
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African American Women in the 21st Century Social Studies Classroom


This interactive presentation is based on research involving lessons and resources used to teach about the connections between the status of African American women and civic engagement in American society.

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

Jason Harshman, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, @tchlrnchnge; Anne Umpleby, Pickerington North High School, Pickerington, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
721
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Civil Rights Day: A Day of Remembrance, A Look Ahead


Inspire students to critically examine the civil rights movement, a controversial and dynamic period, while teaching them to research, write, and present, culminating in a school-wide Civil Rights Day celebration.

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

George Sailor, Watkinson School, Hartford, CT; Jennifer Esposito, Watkinson School, Hartford, CT

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
706
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