US History

Teaching Revolution: The Four Dimensions of the Boston Tea Party


The Boston Tea Party sparked the American Revolution. Join us as we use the C3 Framework to explore methodologies for teaching students about this historic event.

Presenters: 

Sean Lawler, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston, MA

Room: 
201
session id: 
471
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Using Primary Sources from the Library of Congress with Students


Gain access to nearly 200 primary source lessons from ""American Memory"" website; Obtain ideas on increasing use of Library of Congress resources; Learn about funding teacher training.

Presenters: 

James McConnell, Michigan Council for History Education, Livonia, MI

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
457
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A Constitutional Convention for the 21st Century


Use art, biography, a daily delegate attendance record, maps of historic Philadelphia, and a guide to Madison's notes to teach students about the Constitutional Convention, through TeachingAmericanHistory.org.

Presenters: 

Jason Ross, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, OH

Room: 
108
session id: 
463
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Using HISTORY Digital Media to Investigate Primary Sources


Primary sources are more than photos and documents. Learn how HISTORY digital media uses news reel footage and letters to deliver compelling storytelling and multiple points of view.

Presenters: 

Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL; Kim Gilmore, AETN, New York, NY

Room: 
201
session id: 
454
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Smarter Balanced Assessment: The Common Core and History Instruction


An overview of the Smarter Balanced Assessment of CommonCore skills with an exploration of the implications for instruction, resource collection, and assessment in the history classroom.

Presenters: 

Ryan Theodoriches, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
450
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Foreign-Born American Patriots: Sixteen Volunteer Leaders in the Revolutionary War


Highlighting the ground-breaking historical work, ""Foreign-Born American Patriots: Sixteen Volunteer Leaders in the Revolutionary War,"" this poster session will assist in unveiling content knowledge new to American Revolutionary War studies.

Presenters: 

Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
441
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Who's to Blame? A Student Investigation of Civil War Causes


This ready-to-teach student-centered activity investigates how slavery caused the Civil War, including economically, politically, and morally, through students role-playing historical figures in a congressional hearing.

Presenters: 

William Busbin, Auburn High School, Auburn, AL, @BusbinsClassAHS

Room: 
101
session id: 
442
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Learning in 3D: Demystifying 3D Technology for the Social Studies


Meet Smithsonian staff and learn to integrate 3D technology and social studies in your school by using the Smithsonian’s new 3D object collection and inquiry based education resources.

Presenters: 

Matthew Hoffman, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, DC

Room: 
201
session id: 
447
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Using the Digital Public Library of America in the Classroom


The award-winning Digital Public Library of America contains millions of open-access items from American history. This session explores ways to engage students with DPLA content through C3 skill-building activities.

Presenters: 

Dan Cohen, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @dancohen; Franky Abbott, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @franky_abbott

Room: 
302
session id: 
437
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Inquiry on the Intrepid: A Multi-Visit Museum Experience


Explore how a blended learning environment and a multi-visit museum experience can support the shift to the Common Core standards and the C3 Framework.

Presenters: 

Nicholas Lawrence, East Bronx Academy for the Future, Bronx, NY, @teachlawrence; Gerrie Hall, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York, NY, @IntrepidMuseum

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
429
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