U.S. History

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Discover how partnerships between schools and museums help to integrate historical content and common core standards.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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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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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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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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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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