U.S. History

Common Core: Integrating and Applying to the Social Studies Classroom


Join TCI to discover how you can integrate Common Core Standards into your instruction without reinventing the wheel. You'll look at Common Core and your content in a new way.

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

Nancy Bredin, TCI, Mountain View, CA, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
650
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30 for 30: Sports Documentaries to Engage in Social History


Come learn about ways to integrate ESPN's documentary series "30 for 30" to teach about issues, trends, people, and events that transformed the national landscape over the last forty years.

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

Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
160
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Facilitating Student Learning in the Social Studies: Teacher Education and Technology


Do you teach social studies methods for teacher candidates? Strategies to motivate teacher candidates to teach social studies that enhances student learning will be presented and discussed.

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

Cheryl Torrez, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, US; Scott Waring, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
153
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Bayou Expedition: Elementary and Middle School Excursions through History/Culture


An 18th century Louisiana village provides an engaging backdrop for bringing CCSS to life for elementary and middle school students via collaboration between living history museum, university, and local schools.

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

Toby Daspit, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US; Jolie Johnson, Vermilionville Folklife Center, Lafayette, LA, ; Janet Pope, Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette, LA, US; Elaine Riley-Taylor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
739
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Captioning the Past: Museum Visits into Online Gallery Exhibits


Encourage your students to think critically about museum exhibits by using technology to create an online gallery of inquiry. Detailed lesson ideas and instructions for digital immigrants and natives.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Rhonda Gambill, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
641
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Migrants, Mothers, and Museums: The Great Depression on Exhibit


Three Teaching American History grant teachers share their research findings regarding a collection of Depression-era sources and creative ideas for using photographs, documents, and maps to create a classroom museum.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Christi Carlson, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Heather Walker, Williams High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Lori Wright, Coconino High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
779
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Preserving American Freedom: Primary Sources to Teach History and ELA


Preserving American Freedom, a new digital resource, explores U.S. history and civics through primary sources. Come learn how its design fosters teaching reading and writing in the social studies classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Beth Twiss Houting, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
408
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How to Select and Frame Historical and Contemporary Controversies to Promote High-Quality Discussion


Discussions that promote powerful learning about public issues need to be focused on important questions that help students explore core concepts, weigh empirical evidence, and deliberate tensions among core values.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Christopher Esposito, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
549
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Peace Table Talks: Bringing Historic Figures back to the Table


Transform your classroom Peace Table into a place for your students to rewrite history and resolve conflicts between historic figures. Social justice empowers students to envision a more peaceful future.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Mary Ledbetter, University of Texas Elementary School, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
210
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Social Studies Comes Alive with Common Core


Understanding relationships between social studies and Common Core Literacy at the elementary level is essential. We will explore ways to use literacy strategies to enhance student understanding of U.S. history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Janet Armstrong, Buford Elementary School, Lancaster, SC, US; Allison Horton, Buford Elementary School, Lancaster, SC, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
248
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