U.S. History

Toast the Constitution: Prohibition in the Progressive Era


What is the significance of the passage and repeal of Prohibition in American history? How did the role of government change during this time?

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

Michelle Griffes, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
681
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Beyond the Written Word: Music and Dance in Social Studies


Explore using music and dance as primary sources in social studies classrooms. This session will focus on Civil War-Westward Movement songs and dances you can use with your students.

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

Stephanie Campbell, Anchorage School District, Anchorage, AK, US; Elizabeth Hunt, Anchorage School District, Anchorage, AK, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
186
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Nothing to Laugh about: Using Comics in the Classroom


Come prepared to marvel as comics are transformed into artifacts that teach contextualization, historical thinking and address Common Core goals. History teachers will take away lesson ideas including Web-based projects.

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

Gregory Adler, Eastside Union High School District, San Jose, CA, US; Bryan Phipps, Eastside Union High School District, San Jose, CA, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
265
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Teaching US History through Family History Research


This session will provide high school teachers with a hands-on lesson they can use with students to incorporate the topic of immigration while investigating their own family history.

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

Laura Harris, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA, US; Ryan Keefer, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA, US; T J Miniscalco, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
273
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Primary Sources, Critical Thinking, and the World War I Centennial


World War I laid the social and political fault lines of our world. Rediscover this war. Enhance your curriculum and encourage critical thinking with free multi-media resources and primary sources.

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

Lisa Pennington, Virginia Tech, Blackburg, VA, US; Amanda Williams, The MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
337
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“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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