U.S. History

Stories of Civil Rights Champions: Cesar Chavez and Fred Korematsu


Cesar Chavez’ grandson, Anthony, and Fred Korematsu’s daughter, Karen, will share personal stories and classroom resources about the farm worker’s struggle and the fight against the WW II Japanese Internment.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Anthony Chavez, Cesar Chavez Foundation, Keene, CA, US; Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA, US; Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute of Civil Rights and Education, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
488
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Sports as a Stage for Social Change and National Identity


Invite your students to experience six influential sports stories through artifact, literature, and film, answering this question each time: If this person reflects America, what is America? Hands-on with hand-outs.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Geoffrey Scheurman, University of Wisconsin - River Falls, River Falls, WI, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
596
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Professional Juggling Act: Social Studies Content in the Literacy Block


Use social studies content (informational text) during your Literacy Block with easy, engaging Common Core lessons, 3-D graphic organizers and the latest 2.0 technology for student publishing.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Kathy Hoover, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Edwardsville, IL, US; Kim Mogilevsky, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Boynton Beach, FL, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
110
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iPads and Digital Competencies: Consume-Curate-Create-Connect


Bring your iPad and explore a Consume-Curate-Create-Connect integration spectrum that exploits the device's usefulness and potential in building essential global competencies. Learn and share innovative apps, practices, and examples.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA, US; Greg Kulowiec, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
680
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Differentiated Instruction: A Gateway to Success with the Common Core


Wanted: Teachers desiring to effectively reach more students through Common Core! Experienced teachers present lessons, resources, strategies successfully used for students with widely differing skills, interests, readiness. Extensive resources/immediate use.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Susan Martin, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, US; Susan Santoli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
324
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The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects


Richard Kurin, the Smithsonian Institution’s Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture, offers a literary exhibition and history of the United States told through 101 treasures from the institution’s collections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Room: 
264
session id: 
990
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The Lessons of Vietnam and How to Teach It


A handful of Vietnam veterans and educators have developed one of the country’s most comprehensive courses on the Vietnam War. Learn how to integrate “The Lessons of Vietnam” into your school and community.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Bob Matthews, Joe Harsch, Bridge Back Foundation, Cary, NC; Bill Dixon, North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Raleigh, NC

Room: 
121
session id: 
992
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The Smithsonian’s History of America in 101 Objects


Richard Kurin, the Smithsonian Institution’s Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture, offers a literary exhibition and history of the United States told through 101 treasures from the institution’s collections.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Room: 
121
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NEH’s "Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle"


The National Endowment for the Humanities' Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle offers teachers streaming versions of four important documentary films: The Abolitionists, Slavery by Another Name, Freedom Riders, and The Loving Story accompanied by classroom materials drawn from EDSITEment and the Gilder Lehrman Institute. NEH staff will demo the website and elicit feedback from teachers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Karen Mittelman, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC; Greg Timmons, Bellevue, Washington

Room: 
121
session id: 
989
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Poster Session-The Hijab in Public Schools in the United States


In the United States, the number of students who wear the hijab (religious headscarf) is increasing. This poster presentation explores religious pluralism and civil rights in public schools.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Julie Anne Taylor, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
614
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