U.S. History

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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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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