US History

Kapow! Bam! Boom! History through Graphic Novels


Graphic novels stimulate interest in reading while building skills that include complex text analysis, inference, and making global connections. This session is designed to promote literacy through content-rich literature.

Presenters: 

Louis McNeil, Massapequa High School, Massapequa, NY, @mrmcneil; Alex Stryjewski, Massapequa High School, Massapequa, NY; Will Hahn, Massapequa High School, Massapequa, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
638
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We Interrupt This Broadcast: A Student Inquisition into JFK's Assassination


Elementary students conducted an inquisition into JFK's assassination. The result? A student created, interactive time-line! This session shares the process, unit, and the strategies used to integrate ELA, mathematics, history.

Presenters: 

Suze Gilbert, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN; Tracey Huddleston, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN; Heather Knox, Hobgood Elementary, Murfreesboro, TN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
626
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The World War II Digital Classroom: Gateway to Understanding


America’s overseas cemeteries offer a unique way to understand American memory. Discover digital resources from the American Battle Monuments Commission and the Friends of the National World War II Memorial.

Presenters: 

Timothy Nosal, American Battle Monuments Commission, Arlington, VA; James Percoco, Friends of the National WWII Memorial, Washington, DC

Room: 
301
session id: 
618
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Collaboration in the Pacific Theater: Flying Tigers of WWII


This poster session discusses how to teach about the Flying Tigers (US air force support in China) during the Pacific Front of WWII. Attendees will receive a curriulum guide.

Presenters: 

Stephanie Lee Rizas, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
612
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Using Local Newspapers to Engage Student Inquiry in American History


Using historic local newspapers can engage students of all academic levels using inquiry based questioning. With a simple framework, you can quickly incorporate these methods into your classroom.

Presenters: 

Benjamin Hunt, Mount Notre Dame High School, Cincinnati, OH

Room: 
104
session id: 
614
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A Troubled Relationship- A Story of the US and Japan


Discover and explore the love-hate relationship between the United States and Japan from the time of Commodore Matthew Perry through present day in an engaging collaborative inquiry lesson.

Presenters: 

Jennifer Flores, Francis Howell High School, Saint Charles, MO; Roderick Laughman, Hollenbeck Middle School, Saint Charles, MO; Carl Wayne, Francis Howell High School, Saint Charles, MO

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
604
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Living the Iroquois: Helping Young Researchers Delve into the Past


Make history come alive for elementary school students by learning how to conduct an engaging and content-rich inquiry into the environment, daily life and government of the Iroquois nations.

Presenters: 

Peter Cipparone, Public School 29, New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY; Kim Van Duzer, Public School 29, New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
606
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Boosting Vocabulary for Success with Common Core Social Studies Literacy


Achieve success for all students in American history through vocabulary. Explore interactive, easily implemented,research based strategies that enable all students to learn history while meeting Common Core literacy standards.

Presenters: 

Vivian Bernstein, Oceanside, NY

Room: 
102
session id: 
609
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You'll Flip for YOUR US History Class!


Flipping"" US History is an innovative way of teaching. Find out how using this method (and a bit of technology) can revitalize and rejuvenate your instruction.

Presenters: 

Michael Hutchison, Lincoln HIgh School, Vincennes, IN, @hutchisonm

Room: 
201
session id: 
595
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The Digital Journey: 1:1 in Social Studies


In 2009, the Vincennes Lincoln High School Social Studies Department began its “digital journey."" In 2014, that journey continues. This session focuses on the continuing evolution of that “digital journey.""

Presenters: 

Michael Hutchison, Vincennes Lincoln High School, Vincennes, IN, @hutchisonm

Room: 
201
session id: 
596
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