US History

Their Rights and Nothing Less: Exploring the Women's Suffrage Movement


The Newseum’s Women’s Suffrage Movement module reveals participants’ groundbreaking use of the First Amendment’s five freedoms to secure women’s voting rights. Module provides rare historical newspapers, maps, photographs and more.

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

Barbara McCormack, Newseum, Washington, DC, @NewseumEd; Suzanne Gould, American Association of University Women, Washington, DC, @AAUW

Room: 
203
session id: 
365
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Dangerous Minds, Dead Poets, and Democratic Education in the Movies


Participants will develop skills in critical media literacy as they learn to “read” feature film as a text and critique filmmakers’ views about teachers, students, and democratic education.

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

Scott Wylie, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Amy Mungur, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

Room: 
104
session id: 
367
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Revolutionary Freedoms: Free Press and the Founding of our Nation


Explore the history of free press, from colonial America and the Revolutionary War, to the Constitutional Convention and the creation of our form of government through hands-on activities and debate.

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

Maggie Crawford, Newseum, Washington, DC, @NewseumEd; Tim Smith, Tulsa Public Schools, Tulsa, OK

Room: 
203
session id: 
345
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Popeye, Daredevil, and the Three Stooges: Popular Culture in WWII


Teachers will utilize Costa's Third Level of Thinking and Questioning by analyzing the influence of popular culture and propaganda in mobilizing for the war effort during World War II.

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

Kyle Wylie, South High School/Kern High School District, Bakersfield, CA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
337
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Social Studies, Portraiture, and the Inquiry Arc


Have you considered using portraiture to teach the C3 Framework? The National Portrait Gallery and Center for Inspired Teaching will introduce ways to integrate the Inquiry Arc into your teaching.

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

Briana White, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Cosby Hunt, Center for Inspired Teaching, Washington, DC

Room: 
311
session id: 
339
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Common Core Curriculum Collaborations: You and Your Language Arts Colleague


Experience four collaborative units: The 1920's and ""The Great Gatsby; "" The Holocaust and Elie Weisel's ""Night; "" The Great Depression and Library of Congress Primary Sources; Reading and Interpreting Ballot Propositions.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Suzanne Vogt, Trevor Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ; Monique Mogro, Metro Tech High School, Phoenix, AZ; Katherine Hansen, Trevor G. Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ

Room: 
309
session id: 
332
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Pedagogy of Oppression: Studying Reconstruction Narratives in Mississippi History Textbooks


Teachers will study Reconstruction narratives from Mississippi history textbooks (1887-1976) to teach their students how content in history textbooks can influence attitudes and actions in the larger society.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Kenneth Anthony, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
325
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I've Read the C3 Framework. Now What?


Learn how to write social studies units that incorporate the four dimensions of the C3Framework. Participants will walk away with model unit plans(s) to help them create their own units.

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

Tracy Middleton, Del Dios Middle School, Escondido, CA, @TracyMiddleto16

Room: 
105
session id: 
331
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Change Gonna Come: Music to Teach Civil Rights and Responsibilities


Popular music reflects American diversity. This session provides learning materials and approaches for examining citizens' roles, rights, and responsibilities, using music that supported and inspired the American civil rights movement.

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

Georgiann Toole, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
324
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Inquiry through WWII Digital Collections


Learn how to utilize The National WWII Museum's unique collection of digitized images, oral histories and high school yearbooks in your classroom for inquiry based research projects and lessons.

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

Nathan Huegen, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiimuseum; Kenneth Hoffman, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiieducation

Room: 
110
session id: 
321
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