US History

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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Three Sweet Tech Tools for Integrating the C3 Inquiry Arc


What does combining the Inquiry Arc with technology look like? This hands-on session will highlight three sweet tools - Google Earth, Padlet, and Canva. Be sure to bring your laptop!

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

Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KS, @glennw98

Room: 
103
session id: 
308
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What Would You Do? Using Inquiry to Promote Class Discussion


Using various inquiry methods, participants are faced with a moral dilemma: what do you do with the wounded prisoner? Participants receive free materials.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Jeffrey Byford, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN; Sean Lennon, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
310
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Help! Don't Know Much About …Actively Involving Students in Learning


Need resources promoting active student involvement? Need to re-energize yourself and classroom while better preparing students with skills needed for effective citizenship. This is for you! Use immediately! EXTENSIVE resources!

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Susan Santoli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, @spsantoli; Paige Vitulli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
311
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Let Freedom Ring…Students as Detectives in K-8 Classrooms


Let Freedom Ring…students as detectives in K-8 Classrooms. Use Library of Congress inquiry strategies to share how students can “find” their own answers using primary sources and technology.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Amy Johnson, Cascade Middle School, Longview, WA; Patti Brown, Northlake Elementary School, Longview, WA

Room: 
Backbay B
session id: 
312
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Breaking the Code: Using QR Codes with Disciplinary Literacy


This poster session will allow participants to learn fun ways to incorporate QR Codes (Quick Response) into the social studies classroom through disciplinary literacy.

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

Dr. Lisa H. Matherson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @LHMatherson; Dr. Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @Ekwilson_bama; Dr. Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @vwrightbama; Dr. Tracy Windle, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
294
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Using Inquiry in the Social Studies: A Monumental Method


This session examines how to dynamically engage students in inquiry and critical thinking activities about important social issues using U.S. monuments. Handouts of resources and materials will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Stewart Waters, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; William B. Russell III, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; Fallon Preste, Austin-East High School, Knoxville, TN

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
280
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Teaching with Primary Sources Boundless Resources = Boundless Potential


Explore how the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program and loc.gov collections address the Common Core to build essential 21st Century Skills in K-16 interdisciplinary classrooms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Barbara Kirby, TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA, @LOCTPSatWU; Claire Machosky, Eastern Suffolk BOCES (NY), Holbrook, NY; Sophia Sineath, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, GA; Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown, PA

Room: 
108
session id: 
279
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Let's Do It! Activities for Teaching Historical Thinking


A hands-on opportunity to learn effective teaching strategies and to share classroom experience with new instructional approaches to teaching historical thinking. Participants are encouraged to bring sample assignments.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Laura Baker, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
276
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Fostering Inquiry Using the Library of Congress' Online Collections


Learn to locate and engage students in analyzing primary sources from the Library of Congress’ Digital Collections, so you can build students’ content knowledge and cultivate their historical thinking skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

James Hartwick, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
271
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