US History

Opening the Curricular Window: Indigenous Experiences, Primary Sources, and Inquiry


Primary sources advance social justice and curricular depth, if they support relevance, respect, and reciprocity. These tenets can also guide responsive connection to Indigenous experience within inquiry and digital learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Christine Rogers Stanton, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
255
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Connecting Cultures: When Students are the Teachers


With enthusiasm and 21st century communication skills, students of the Preserve America Youth Summits have expanded the relevance of historic properties in our schools and communities, and made a difference!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Michelle Pearson, Hulstrom Options School, Broomfield, CO; Ann Pritzlaff, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO

Room: 
616
session id: 
273
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Be Your Own Publisher: Better Classroom Materials through ePUBs


Customize your own teaching materials! New software, mobile devices and online publishing allow you to produce and share amazing resources specific to your content and students. Useful for all grades.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KS

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
87
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To Bring or not to Bring!


Immigration past and present. To prioritize items that immigrants would need to survive in colonial era. Compare and contrast what immigrants would bring now to survive in the 21st century.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Dean Ruff, Old Trail School, Bath, OH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
348
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Relevant Exploration of the Civil Rights Movement with Pre-K/Elementary Students


This session will explore dynamic strategies for integrating powerful themes embedded in the American civil rights movement into curriculum, field trips, and the daily classroom lives of young children.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Room: 
604
session id: 
833
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History, Technology & Literacy: Reaching Elementary Students Via Multimodal Resources


Discover how one museum engages students in American history via innovative and interactive online and distance learning resources which focus on content, literacy, and the stories of this nation's founding.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Dale Van Eck, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA

Room: 
211
session id: 
174
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Implementing the Common Core Using 17th and 18th Century Documents


Applying common core skills to colonial Dutch documents helps students develop a deep understanding of history. Participants will investigate Dutch influence on this country’s political, economic and cultural development.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Kristi Fragnoli, The College of St. Rose, Albany, NY; Julie Daniels, New York State Archives, Albany, NY; Jessica Maul, Shenendehowa Central School District, Clifton Park, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
704
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Preparing for the Common Core: Historical Fiction and the DBQ


This interactive presentation will emphasize the use of reading, writing and critical thinking in History, utilizing the Document Based Question (DBQ), historical fiction and alignment to the Common Core Standards.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Don Azevada, Elk Grove Unified School District, Elk Grove, CA; Nolan French, Joseph Kerr Middles School (Elk Grove Unified School District), Elk Grove, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
923
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Nature and Labor: From Disposability to Sustainability


Resource exploitation alienates us from our humanity and the world that sustains us. Engaging lessons explore how treating resources as disposable leads to treating workers as disposable, too.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Wendy Ewbank, Seattle Girls' School, Seattle, WA; Ben Wheeler, Explorer West Middle School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
605
session id: 
481
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"Thanks Ben for the Post Office!"


Images are the window into U.S. history. An envelope can hook students on history. By analyzing the stamp, postmark and artwork, students will remember documents, events and people.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Kris McIntosh, FDC Lessons, Ft. Worth, TX

Room: 
607
session id: 
598
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