U.S. History

Pop Culture in Social Studies: Using Superheroes to Engage Students


Familiar formats like superheroes, trading cards and action figures engage and motivate students. These strategies immerse students in social studies via pop culture, and help build Common Core connections.

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

Quinn Rollins, Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
293
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Teaching Literacy through History: Integrating History and the Common Core


The Gilder Lehrman Teaching Literacy through History program demonstrates how to integrate primary sources and Common Core literacy skills using research-based pedagogy and seminal American history documents.

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

Tim Bailey, The GIlder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, NY, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
389
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The Common Core in the History Classroom: Sources and Strategies


Using works of art from the 1913 Armory Show and primary sources covering concurrent social movements, participants will learn strategies to address the instructional shifts demanded by the CCSS.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
780
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Teaching American History through Art at the MFA, Boston


The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses one of the finest collections of American art. Learn how you can use the museum as a resource while meeting Common Core standards.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
838
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Teaching about Slavery: Insights from a Museum-Based Teacher Cohort


Discover archival documents and stories to represent the humanity of the enslaved, challenge your students’ thinking, and maintain sensitivity to racial dynamics in the classroom. Approaches tested for grades K-12.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Lisa Gilbert, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis, MO, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
474
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Motivate with Music and Media! The Hot 100+ Classroom Ideas


Experience classroom activities utilizing music and movie excerpts that help explain and interpret historical events in diverse ways for diverse learners. Packets of 100+ ideas provide resources for immediate use.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Judith Failoni, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO, US; Ed Wright, Brentwood High School, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
503
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Teaching Early American Indian Pre-Contact/Contact Using Accurate Resources


Elementary teachers! Come learn about ideas, activities, lesson plans, and resources to teach about American Indians accurately, including overviews about pre-contact native cultures, Columbus Day and Thanksgiving.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Linda Bechtle, Midwest Institute for Native American Studies, Evanston, IL, US; Barbara Johnson, Evanston, IL, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
320
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Using Primary Sources to Develop Common Core Close Reading Skills


Explore using primary sources in early American history to develop elementary and middle school students’ close reading skills! This workshop examines how to construct text-dependent questions that support historical thinking.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
660
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1763: Revolutionary Gateway Year for Canada and the United States


North America witnessed major events 250 years ago: Britain took over New France, Pontiac rebelled, a line was drawn. Introduce these events through lessons, maps, primary and secondary resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Dean June, Geneseo SUNY, Attica, NY, US; Stephen Marcotte, Beaconsfield (QC) High School, Pincourt, PQ, CANADA; Ruth Writer, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
454
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Susan B. Anthony’s Trial, Social Justice and Common Core Connections


Teachers will use primary sources from Susan B. Anthony’s trial for illegally voting in the 1872 presidential election to make Common Core connections and teach students to work for social justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Kenneth Anthony, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
900
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