U.S. History

“The Fierce Urgency of Now”: Examining King’s Dream Speech Today


The 50th anniversary of The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom invites us to re-examine Dr. King’s words and challenge students to explore contemporary struggles for justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Clayborne Carson, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, US; Andrea Spero, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
388
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“Top 10” Strategies for Building Literacy in Elementary Social Studies


This session will provide elementary social studies teachers with 10 strategies that they can use to incorporate literacy into their social studies lessons.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Scott Roberts, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
16
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CSI: Compare, Support, Inform-Providing ConTEXT for the Common Core


Working with informational text, the CSI approach–Compare sources to Support and Inform positions—incorporates the demands of the Common Core and encourages best practice in the social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Michell Anderson, Felician College, Rutherford, NJ, US; Karen Pezzolla, Felician College, Rutherford, NJ, US; Christine Ross, Felician College, Rutherford, NJ, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
904
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Made in America: Using Corporations to Teach History, Economics, Civics


Do your students like to shop? Is the economy confusing? Use corporate histories to tell the story of America and how companies have bettered, or burdened, our nation over time.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Chris Etchechury, Pearson, Acton, MA, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
437
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Urban Social Studies Education and the Common Core


Share an innovative curriculum framework that focuses social science instruction intentionally on inquiry methods, the analysis of texts, and the effective communication of thoughts and ideas while implementing the CCSS-H/SS.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Gary McNaney, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US; Martin Moe, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US; Monica Swope, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
732
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Exploring Myths and Reality through the Common Core


Myths are expressed in stories, images, and folk tales, reflecting society and its values. Do they actually reflect our values? Do they represent an ideal? Do they represent historical reality?

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Bill Fetsko, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Bill Sullivan, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
191
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Rosenbergs on Trial: Using Federal Trials to Teach History


This session will explore primary sources related to the landmark case U.S. v. Rosenberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, US; Bruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
610
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Expanding the Classroom Walls with Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC)


Presenters will make history real by discussing the value of IVC. Participants will experience how IVC can make topics as the Social Justice story of Dred Scott come full circle.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Jack Matheson, History Live/Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
296
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Equality in History: Literacy, Great Persons and Primary Sources Intersect


Garrison, Brown and Douglass. King and Alabama clergymen. Come learn about the nation’s ongoing dialogue about equality and social justice from the perspective of historical figures and their writings.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Tom Barker, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Tina Ellsworth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
295
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Partnerships: Revolutionizing Content, Common Core and Civil Discourse


Discover how partnerships between schools and museums help to integrate historical content and common core standards. Explore lessons on the American Revolution leading to appropriate formats of civil discourse today.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Tab Broyles, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Kelly Curtright, OK State Department of Education, Director of Social Studies, Oklahoma City, OK, US; Beth Howard, Mark Twain Elementary School, Tulsa, OK, US; Teresa Potter, Fisher Elementary School, Oklahoma City, OK, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
746
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