U.S. History

Making the Most of Mobile Devices


Tablets inspire creativity and hands-on learning for students. This session will highlight innovative, engaging, and educational apps that will draw your students into the study of social studies. BYOD!

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

Angela Affronti , Ithaca City School District, Ithaca, NY, US; Melissa Seideman , Haldane High School, Cold Spring, NY, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
89
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CCSS Meets the Web: Teaching with Digital Primary Sources


We will present the Newberry Library’s Digital Collection for the Classroom–thematic collections of classroom-ready, primary source documents that will support CCSS skill development and enhance student learning.

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

Charlotte Wolfe, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
341
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Red Diapers, Black Lists, Uranium Blues - Cold War Arts


This session will explore the cultural implications of the Cold War and will provide teachers with strategies and resources for engaging their students and strengthening their literacy and communication skills.

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

Kay Ackerman, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA, US; Sarah Bair, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
406
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Forget Me Not: Reading and Writing Historical Fiction, K-5


Amidst the buzz about informational writing and close reading -- don’t underestimate the power of historical fiction! Learn how to captivate young learners while meeting the CCSS.

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

Ryan Hughes, Chinese American International School, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
345
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VARKing up the Right Tree—Engaging Students Using VARK Learning Preferences to Master the Common Core


Participants will develop knowledge and skills that will enable them to create meaningful Common Core-aligned social studies learning activities by effectively incorporating the use of students’ VARK learning style preferences.

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

Bethany Hill-Anderson, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Jennifer Stroot, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Julie Tonsing-Meyer, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
825
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Investigating Famous Bloodlines: Following the Paper Trail


Engage students in learning history content and improving research skills by tracing the bloodlines of famous Americans. Readymade, CCSS-aligned lessons utilizing a variety of research tools and primary sources provided.

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

Robynn Holland, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA, US; Regina Holland, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA, US; Heather MacKenzie, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
930
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1863: Teaching Common Core with the Civil War’s Defining Moments


Come explore how students use Common Core Standards to apply primary sources, research pivotal events, and interpret how crucial decisions changed American history during the Civil War in 1863.

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

David Kendrick, Madison County Middle School, Comer, GA, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
225
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"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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