U.S. History

“ . . . under God” Examining the Historic Change to the Pledge


The Pledge of Allegiance is over 150 years old, but “under God” has only been included since 1954. Come investigate the events and context behind this historic change.

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

Elizabeth Bellows, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, US; Eric Groce, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, US; Tina Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
169
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Getting History Write: Common Core Strategies for Your Classroom


How do you get your students to write about history without falling flat or plagiarizing? Learn the strategies you need using primary sources.

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

Kate Coombs, Gibbs Smith Publisher, Kaysville, UT, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
392
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Museum Crawl: Examining Texts while Thinking Like a Historian


Instead of simply looking at a lot of old stuff, turn any museum visit into a means of examining a variety of texts to stimulate inquiry and historical thinking.

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

Dana Karraker, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US; Rena Shifflet, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
357
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Inside My New Interactive Notebook: Linking CCSS and Digital Literacy


Replace drab, uninspired student notebooks with technology-blended interactive notebooks. Engage students in manipulating information about social studies standards using several types of writing and innovative graphic techniques. Ready-to-use resources provided.

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

April Blakely, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, US; Amy Horton, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
368
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History as Biostory through Children’s Literature


The presentation will focus on strategies for teaching biographical information about historical figures through children’s literature. Five strategies will be described and modeled. Resources will be provided for the strategies.

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

Dorothy Blanks, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US; Jeremiah Clabough, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, US; William Cole, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US; Michael Lewis, Loudon County Schools, Loudon, TN, US; Nefertari Yancie, Huffman Middle School, Birmingham, AL, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
11
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Building Future Leaders through Filmmaking: History, Film and Citizenship at YoungCitizens.ca


Through the Young Citizens video program, students in Canada explore history, learn new skills and make connections throughout the country. Discover how your students can reach new heights through filmmaking.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Joanna Dawson, Canada's History Society, Winnipeg, MB, CA

Room: 
105
session id: 
765
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Effective or Fake Integration: Developing Powerful Social Studies/ Writing Lessons!


Participants will examine effective integration of Social Studies and Common Core Standards. Strategies for improving teacher candidates’ abilities to create effective integration will be shared. Participants will receive example lessons.

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

Amy Good, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US; Tracy Rock, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
858
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Teach Like a PIRATE: Mastering Student Engagement


A high-energy, entertaining session filled with magic, mayhem, and most importantly, methods to captivate and engage hard-to-motivate students through interactive and creative approaches to teaching history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Dave Burgess, West Hills High School, San Diego, CA, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
578
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Putting Women's History in the High School U.S. History Classroom


This session will feature creative lesson plans and techniques to help busy teachers include women's history into the standard high school U. S. history classroom.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Frances Janeene Williams, Pettis County R-V School District, Hughesville, MO, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
146
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Making the “Old” New: e-Learning about Colonial American History


A group of elementary teachers set out to research and write a storybook about actual children in colonial Maryland. The resulting digital book weaves together historical themes and disciplinary literacy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Robbins, Historic London Towne and Gardens, Edgewater, MD, US; Carol Thornton, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Traceys Landing, MD, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
686
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