US History

Veterans Heritage Project: Ringing in Freedom


Veterans Heritage Project connects students with military veterans to develop an appreciation for the freedoms fought for 238 years ago in Boston. Start a chapter at your school.

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

Barbara Hatch, Veterans Heritage Project, Phoenix, AZ

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
569
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Women's History at the Core: Elementary Social Studies and Humanities


Award-winning elementary school teachers and teacher educators present examples of purposeful humanities-based elementary social studies content, strategies, and resources with women’s history at the core.

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

Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR; Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary School, Lansing, MI; Mary Ledbetter, UT Elementary School, Austin, TX; Elizabeth Bellows, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; Donna Vliet, ACCESS to Learning, Austin, TX

Room: 
Independence West
session id: 
556
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Reinforcing Social Studies Content Knowledge and Literature: Using e-Lesson Plans


This poster presentation shows how to use E-lesson plans that help preservice teachers to demonstrate their pedagogical content knowledge as they plan instructional activities and integrate children literature.

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

Alberto Lopez-Carrasquillo, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
560
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Rigor with Vigor: Relevancy from PASST to Present


Join us and learn our secrets to increasing rigor and relevancy through vetted instructional strategies and online formative assessments integrating 21st Century skills in inquiry, critical thinking, literacy, and technology.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Rebecca Bush, Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Holland, MI; David Johnson, Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District, Cadillac, MI

Room: 
206
session id: 
543
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The Digital History Classroom


Session focuses on how to create an everyday digital learning environment in the history classroom that blends flipped classroom instruction with project-based learning strategies.

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

Matthew McDonald, Porter Traditional School, Woodbridge, VA, @mattmcd44

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
551
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DBQ . . . without the Essay


Help students develop a claim, support it with evidence and communicate their conclusions through a variety of engaging strategies. It’s the document-based question without the essay.

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

Julie Kuo, Lexington High School, Lexington, MA, @MissKuo

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
538
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Colliding Cultures: Library of Congress Perspectives from Little Bighorn


Using primary sources examine differing perspectives of the Little Bighorn Battle. Share highlights of an educational journey to the Little Bighorn site to create relevant lessons using an inquiry format.

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

Becky Firth, Northwest Council for Computer Education TPS, Coeur d'Alene, ID; Kathy Dorr, Northwest Council for Computer Education TPS, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
540
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Practice What You Preach: History Teacher as Historian


Students of history are expected to think, read, write, speak, and listen like a historian. The precedent must therefore come from the teacher—an active historian.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Hadyn Call, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
542
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Back from Oblivion: The Hunts Point Slave Burial Ground Project


The story of the Hunts Point Slave Burial Ground Project, begun two years ago by NYCDOE staff developers Brian Carlin and Phil Panaritis and teachers at PS 48, the Bronx.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Philip Panaritis, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Brian Carlin, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Justin Czarka, PS 48, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY

Room: 
305
session id: 
535
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Differentiated Instruction in the Social Studies: Using Literature Circles


In this presentation, we will offer an introduction to differentiated instruction as well as a hands on learning opportunity utilizing literature circles in the social studies.

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

Adam Jordan, Madison County Middle School, Comer, GA, @aj_wade; Todd Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
525
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