U.S. History

"The Road to Little Rock"


Dr. Terrence Roberts presents “The Road to Little Rock Interactive Curriculum” featuring primary source documents and Common Core lesson plans addressing civil rights, social justice, and character education.

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

Terrence Roberts, Little Rock Nine, Los Angeles, CA, US: Carl Oberholtzer, Detroit Lakes, MN US; Art Phillips, Video Arts Studios, Fargo, ND, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
294
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Losing the Debate: Listening and Reasoning in Public Policy Discussions


A differentiated discussion that utilizes values-in-conflict to enable, promote, and encourage student analysis and empathy while discussing public policy issues.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Brennan Lazzaretto, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Kathleen Meeks, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
769
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Flair, Fashion, and Feminisms: Connecting Beauty Culture and Women's Rights


Take a tour of feminism, history, and beauty culture with two educators with backgrounds in history, literature, fashion, and cosmetology. Mascara and modernity, girdles and freedom, the bob, and more!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Aimee Hendrix, Eastside Memorial High School, Austin Independent School District; Austin Community College, Austin, TX, US; Nichole Mikko Causby, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
481
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American Dream: "Seabiscuit," "Hoop Dreams," "A League of Their Own"


Explore how to help students analyze the timeless American Dream messages in sports films. Sports provide a window into history, showcase social issues, and are a metaphor for life.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Kent Willmann, University of Colorado - School of Education, Longmont, CO, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
38
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Birmingham Then and Now: Digital Oral Histories as Learning Tools


Recognizing the 50th anniversary of events of 1963, participants will examine a collection of Birmingham, Alabama's oral histories and utilize digital storytelling tools to capture oral histories of today.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Rhonda Rush, Homewood City Schools, Homewood, AL, US; Megan Williams, Homewood City Schools, Homewood, AL, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
192
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Make Social Studies the Highlight of their Day


Join two highly caffeinated history teachers in an interactive quest to discover engaging methods that make teaching and learning secondary social studies relevant, meaningful and above all, fun.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Kris O'Connor, Marquette Senior High School/Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, US; Blythe Raikko, Marquette Senior HIgh School/Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
421
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Using Active Storytelling to Foster Divergent Thinking


By using the art of improvisational storytelling, we will explore ways to link historical fact to creative writing that will create meaningful correlations for students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Erin Sloan, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
127
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Better Social Studies: Increasing Content Knowledge and Engagement through Reading


Participants will learn strategies to provide and support multi-genre reading opportunities in history. They’ll learn how to incorporate the Common Core ELA Standards without losing the social studies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jacqueline LaRose, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, US; Ellen Weaver, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
815
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Real Stories, Real Stuff: Teaching with Resources from the Smithsonian


Discover ways to use Smithsonian resources to teach critical thinking skills. Engage in classroom activities and explore free web-resources from the National Museum of American History.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Naomi Coquillon, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, US; Carrie Kotcho, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
410
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It Happened Here, Too! Engaging Students with Local Primary Sources


Use local history and primary sources to teach literacy skills, engage students in their communities, and connect local stories to U.S. history and global issues.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jessica Ellison, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
120
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