US History

You've Got Issues...You Just Didn't Know It


Participants will learn how to "issue-ize" their existing instructional units in American and world history by applying an issue-centered focus to increase student engagement and understanding.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA; Ronald Evans, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA; Kim Koeppen, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN; Scott Wylie, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, NY; Gregg Jorgensen, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; William Fernekes, Rider University, Lawrencev

Room: 
604
session id: 
226
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The Interview That Gets You the Social Studies Job


Once again, two former high school administrators and NCSS past Presidents invite volunteers from the audience to answer genuine questions they asked in interviews. Critiques and crucial tips are offered.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Gayle Thieman, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Room: 
308
session id: 
327
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60 Years of Chinese Exclusion Laws: Their Legacy and Lessons


Panel presentation exploring national Chinese Exclusion Legislation and Northwest consequences with lessons featuring archival materials involving immigration deportation methods, first hand personal experiences, current day impact and restorative events.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Bettie Luke, Chinese Expulsion Remembrance Project, Seattle, WA; Maxine Loo, Refugee Women's Alliance, formerly ESL teacher for Seattle School District, Seattle, WA; Ming-Ming Tung-Edelman, PharmD, Seattle, WA ; Joanne Dufour, Antioch University, Seattle, WA

Room: 
607
session id: 
331
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Putting Historical Thinking Into Practice: The Kent State Shootings


Most teachers understand the concepts behind historical thinking but struggle with finding examples of best practices. This presentation provides an example of historical thinking based on the Kent State shootings.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Wayne Journell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

Room: 
614
session id: 
32
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Experiential Learning and Student Engagement


Explore how leading research illuminates the ability for experiential learning to energize any existing curriculum, increase student engagement, and deliver on both cognitive and affective skill development.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Andrew Potter, LeadAmerica, Boca Raton, FL

Room: 
205
session id: 
51
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Why Can't We Just Take a Test?


The content overload of AP classes makes using alternative assessments a challenge. This session will offer classroom tested options to support traditional methods of assessment.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Sue Blanchette, , Dallas, TX

Room: 
201
session id: 
91
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"Doing History" with English Learners: Scaffolding for Success


Discover strategies for engaging English Learners with primary sources, while developing academic language and addressing Common Core Standards. An innovative primary source analysis tool and model lessons will be provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Diane Hembacher, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA; Lisa Hutton, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
972
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Exchanging Ideas - A Window for Engaging Social Studies


Looking for excellent ideas for American history, world history, and other social studies classes? Join us for an exchange of innovative instructional strategies, creative activities, engaging projects, and more!

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Michael Matera, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; Chuck Taft, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Room: 
307
session id: 
825
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United States History Comes Alive through the Student Written Musical


Poster and video presentation of an integrated American History activity involving critical reading, research skills, writing, music and drama. The activity culminates with an original student written musical.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Lynn Granello, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX; LeAnne Wyatt, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
623
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Teaching the Civil War through American Art and Portraiture


Join museum educators from the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum as they model activities and strategies for using art to teach Civil War history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Suzannah Niepold, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Sally Otis, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Briana Zavadil White, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC

Room: 
606
session id: 
396
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