US History

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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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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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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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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Teaching the Civil Rights Movement: Moving beyond the "Big Names"


Participants will engage in simulated modeling of inquiry-based Civil Rights Movement lessons emphasizing ground-upward activism of everyday citizens as opposed to the top-down narrative commonly taught in many elementary schools.

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

Holly Hilboldt Swain, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Sharon Ross, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Janie Hubbard, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Room: 
Independence East
session id: 
272
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Marketers' Hall of Shame! Visual Representations of Groups during 1900s


Photoshopped models. Beyonce's whitening. Historically, businesses have ""sold"" cultural images. Learn how to use 1900's ads to foster students' visual disciplinary literacy and understanding of U.S.'s changing images of groups.

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

Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Michelle Dillard, Manhattan High School, Manhattan, KS; Stephanie Heady, Blue Valley High School, Stilwell, KS; Crystal Yakel, Harmon High School, Kansas City, KS

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
265
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Globalizing US History Surveys: Free, Collaborative, and Self-Paced Professional Development


Globalizing the U.S. Survey is an essential aspect of contemporary education. These 5 free, online professional development modules prepares teachers to empower their students for a global, interconnected world.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Craig Perrier, Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, VA, @CraigPerrier

Room: 
110
session id: 
260
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