US History

College, Career, and Civic Life: Teaching Social Studies as Inquiry


Participants will explore US History perspectives through the inquiry model. The session will explore ways for students to take informed action. Participants will receive resources to implement the inquiry model.

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

Glenn Diedrich, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, MA, @gdiedrich1776; Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL

Room: 
205
session id: 
886
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Getting to the Core of Media Literacy


What is media literacy and what does it look like in the Common Core history classroom? Participants will leave armed with classroom-tested activities that address media literacy standards.

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

Natalie Wojinski, West Contra Costa USD, Richmond, CA, @mswojo

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
882
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Authentic Inquiry: What Do your Students Really Want to Know?


This interactive session will model strategies focusing on using an inquiry-based, student-driven process that engages and empowers every single student in the classroom--including reluctant learners and first-generation college students.

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

Laura Swartzbaugh, National-Louis University, Chicago, IL, @lswartzbaugh

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
883
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Empire or Humanity? : A Project-Based Approach to People's History


This presentation suggests ways we can encourage students to think and act as ""people's historians"" using Howard Zinn's work in the context of project based learning.

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

Stacia Snow, Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY; Josh Hatala, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
881
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Integrating Evidence-Based Writing (DBQ's) into the History Classroom


Seamlessly integrate the evidence-based writing into the history classroom without sacrificing content. Using age-appropriate DBQ’s students hone their evidence-based writing and close reading of complex text while tackling essential content.

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

Tim Matthews, F.A. Day Middle School, Newton Public Schools, Newton, MA; Marla Blair, Brown Middle School, Newton Public Schools, Newton Centre, MA

Room: 
208
session id: 
875
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Lift Every Voice: Collecting, Archiving and Teaching Civil Rights History


How can we gather, preserve, present, and teach the history of the civil rights movement in our state? A step-by-step ""how-to"" guide will be provided.

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

Ken Vogler, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Deloris Pringle, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; David Virtue, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
879
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1776: Should I Stay or Should I Go?


Was the American Revolution, and “ America's Second Revolution” (War of 1812) revolutionary or evolutionary? Using 21st Century skills: ebooks, inquiry, critical & historical thinking, students form their own determination?

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

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

Room: 
305
session id: 
868
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Hearing and Honoring their Stories: The Military Appreciation Day Experience


Learn how one day together can change the lives of so many. Connect your students with members of the military and make historical inquiry come to life for all.

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

Jennifer Simone, Berkley High School, Berkley, MI, @mrsjsimone

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
870
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Historical Inquiry? Elementary, My Dear


Geared toward upper elementary, this presentation demonstrates how to engage students in historical inquiry through an effective and adaptable "Layering" strategy. Step-by-step instructions and examples provided.

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

Alisa Kesler Lund, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Room: 
Liberty B
session id: 
832
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Balancing Liberty and Security: Lincoln and Habeas Corpus


Is it ever necessary to violate the Constitution to save the Constitution? In two free lessons, teachers will evaluate the constitutionality of U.S. government actions during times of crisis.

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

Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, @BRInstitute

Room: 
302
session id: 
828
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