US History

Doing and Learning History through Literacy, Interdisciplinary, and Digital Strategies


This presentation will use primary sources, literature, and technology as tools to engage students in the study of history through content examples such as Underground Railroad escape stories. Materials provided!

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

Lynne Zalesak, Jackson Middle School, Houston, TX; Montra Rogers, Houston Independent School District, Houston, TX

Room: 
606
session id: 
206
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Differentiating Instruction To Address Social Justice and Diversity In Curriculum


To effectuate learning by differentiating instruction for struggling learners, using culturally relevant curriculum; designed to introduce social justice within history courses as inclusive, interesting, and enjoyable reading of historical texts

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Ayisha Benham, Hercules High School, Hercules, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1024
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Opening Windows and Finding Spaces to Talk about Race


This presentation will introduce Teaching Tolerance's free professional development resources that can help educators build understanding of and fluency in talking about race in the curriculum, classroom and community.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Maureen Costello, Teaching Tolerance/Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL; Thom Ronk, Teaching Tolerance/Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL

Room: 
203
session id: 
856
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Video Stimulated Recall: A Window into the Work We Do


This session will explore the enhanced professional development practices, and observation models to support teachers. Think aloud and video stimulated recall methodologies can help improve classroom and reflective practices.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

John Sturtz, Keene State College, Keene, NH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
934
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Using Rubrics to Assess Performance - Based Academic Tasks


This session will examine the process for constructing effective rubrics to assess performance-based academic tasks. Presenters will also address how rubrics promote opportunities for formative assessment and student reflection.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Lorretta Chávez, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO; Phillip Bernhardt, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO; Peter Vigil, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
976
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Historical Inquiry: From Facts to Meaning


The historical inquirer is a teacher and a learner at the same time: a dual inquirer. The Dual Inquiry Model is a conceptual framework for guiding inquiry-based learning and teaching.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Peggy O'Neill-Jones, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO; Linda Sargent Wood, University of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ; Cynthia Stout, Independent Historian, Denver, CO; Stevan Kalmon, Council for 21st Century Learning, Denver, CO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
848
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When History Meets the Web: Teaching with Digital Primary Sources


We introduce the Newberry Library's Digital Collections for Classroom Use thematic anthologies of classroom-ready, primary-source documents that are free and accessible to all over a dynamic new website.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Hana Layson, The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL; Rachel Rooney, The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL

Room: 
2A
session id: 
711
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The 1993 e.Coli Outbreak: THE JUNGLE in the Pacific Northwest


This American reform issue impacts students' minds and stomachs. Connect early progressivism and literature with the state of food safety a century later and a pivotal PNW event.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Darin Detwiler, Redmond Middle School / Lake Washington School District, Redmond, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
735
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Learning to Write, Writing to Learn, Grading Tips to Survive


Learn how to teach students to write like historians using Writing to Learn and Learning to Write strategies. Leave with resources and tips on how to manage the grading.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL; Kathryn Rose, Robert E. Lee High School, Springfield, VA

Room: 
206
session id: 
553
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Imag[IN]ing History


Imag[IN]ing History presents painting, sculpture, photography, and film as the basis for a student's imagining history. It assesses the roles played by propaganda, viewpoint, and cultural literacy in shaping history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Greg Brown, A.J. Dimond High School, Anchorage, AK; Kent Isakson, A.J. Dimond High School, Anchorage, AK

Room: 
201
session id: 
609
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