U.S. History

Digital Alternatives to Textbooks: What are my Options


Digital resources are poised to replace the traditional textbook in your classroom. Come to learn about options available to you in the areas of U.S. and World History.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Aaron Willis, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
396
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Teaching Project-Based Learning with the Who Speaks? Digital Archive


Attendees will explore the Who Speaks for the Negro? digital archive with a focus on project-based learning using primary sources. Strong connections will be made to Common Core Standards.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Mona Frederick, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US; Andrew Hostetler, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US; Miriam Martin, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
52
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Beyond Biography: Rethinking Women’s History Month to Inspire Civic Action


Explore a technology- and literacy-driven approach to Women’s History Month, promoting active citizenship, civic leadership, and collaborative biography. Participants receive lesson plans, graphic organizers, and resources for the elementary classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters, Indianapolis, IN, US; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, US; Jessica Staudt, Harding Elementary, Mason City, IA, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
335
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Heroines on Horseback: Packhorse Librarians and Frontier Nurses of Appalachia


Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, and genders. This interactive session will explore the story of nurses and librarians who heroically served Appalachian communities on horseback. Lesson materials provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Caroline Sheffield, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
342
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Social Studies Strategies that Get to the Core of Learning


The Instruction Community shares several “teacher-tested” best practice methods for delivering meaningful, active learning experiences to K-12 students, with special emphasis on differentiating instruction and closing the achievement gap.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Janie Hubbard, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Joel Rothblatt, School for Visual Arts and Humanities, Los Angeles, CA, US; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
313
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Team Based Learning: Putting the Spark into Content Area Reading


The ability to analyze text is critical for literacy development in social studies classes. Participate in an engaging strategy and assessment that promotes student collaboration and deeper comprehension of texts.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Angie Davis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US; Colby Hall, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US; Elisabeth McCulley, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US; David Osman, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
724
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Looking through the Kaleidoscope: Investigating Multiple Perspectives with Preservice Teachers


Literacy inquiry stations, which integrate social studies and literacy, can powerfully teach multiple perspectives. Learn how to use them with preservice teachers, and leave with resources to get you started.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Heidi Torres, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
546
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Creating and Sustaining a History Book Club for Professional Development


This session discusses a joint professional development effort of Little Rock School District and the History Department faculty from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Laura Beth Arnold, Little Rock School District, Little Rock, AR, US; Kristin Dutcher Mann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, US; Sara Rose, Henderson Middle School, Little Rock, AR, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
726
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Socratic Seminar for Social Justice Conversation


Socratic Seminar is facilitated discussion that teaches students to ask questions, engage in dialogue, and to understand complex content. It's an excellent way to engage in issues of social justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Brian Gibbs, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
447
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Making Invisible History Visible


How can students get involved in finding "untold stories" about African American History? This session helps schools engage students in civic learning experiences that center around preserving African American history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

John Moore, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, US; Barry Thomas, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NE, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
827
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