US History

Using Digital Media to Promote Literacy, Inquiry and Civic Engagement


Early career teachers link students' enthusiasm for digital media with literacy, inquiry and civic engagement beyond the classroom through Web 2.0 tools: webquests, wikis, websites, blogs, social networking.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Gayle Thieman, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Kjerstin Brinton, Portland State Unviersity, Portland, OR; Geoffrey Stuckart, Central Catholic High School, Portland, OR; Nicholas Verbon, Portland State University, Portland, OR; Jeffrey Fuller, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
715
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Teaming in Social Studies Classrooms:Co-teaching and Course Teams Across Levels


Teams can be a powerful tool in the Social Studies classroom. This presentation will focus on the benefits of co-teaching and course teams for both students and teachers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Michelle Mullis, North Gwinnett High School, Suwanee, GA; Holly Smith, North Gwinnett High Shool, Suwanee, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
849
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The Power of Pictures: Advancing Equity Using Multicultural Picture Books


Join us in an interactive exploration of multicultural picture books designed to increase student engagement, support culturally responsive teaching, and promote equity for all learners.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Bianca Carpenter, Alief Independent School District, Houston, TX

Room: 
604
session id: 
629
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I Inquire, We Inquire: Learning and Teaching with Primary Sources


Have you searched the Library of Congress Website and felt overwhelmed? Learn strategies to locate a wealth of primary sources through inquiry and discover ways to get students to think!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL; Cindy Rich, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois; Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Education Center, Bunker Hill, Illinois

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
975
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Windows on the Past: Language Arts, Visual Arts, Social Studies


Participants will examine the theme of Time, Continuity and Change, applying the core skills of compare/contrast and point-of-view through content, literature and the visual arts.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO; Kay Birukoff, University of Phoenix, Albuquerque, NM; Tom McGowan, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
211
session id: 
13
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A Window View of APARTY


Primary sources are the heart of an engaging course in history. Learn concrete strategies (APARTY) for analyzing primary sources and methods for in-depth analysis aligned to Common Core.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Marcia Motter, Clayton Middle School, Reno, NV

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
636
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History as Verb: American Revolution and the War of 1812


Tablets and eBooks can encourage students to “do history.” Two NCSS endorsed iBooks, “It’s 1776: Should I Stay or Go?” and “It’s 1812: Who Won the War?", will be highlighted.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Mike Clare, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, ON

Room: 
605
session id: 
347
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Social Studies Teachers--Teachers of the Past and Future


Teaching students how our government works is challenging. Teaching students to participate as future voters and leaders in government is critical!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Kelly Hawse, Frankfort Schuyler Central Schools, Frankfort, NY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
258
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A Literacy-Based Approach to Teaching Tolerance in the 21st Century


Participants will preview a new K-12 curriculum that connects multicultural content, culturally relevant instruction, and the rigor of the Common Core literacy standards. This session focuses on media literacy.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Emily Chiariello, Teaching Tolerance, Montgomery, AL

Room: 
206
session id: 
309
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Using Visuals to Promote Inquiry and Higher-Level Questioning Skills


This session will present visual images (such as paintings and photographs) to encourage students to generate questions that promote inquiry and higher-level thinking about content.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

David Nicholson, Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
168
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