U.S. History

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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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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Abraham Lincoln and His World: Problems of Slavery and Eman


Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most beloved presidents. His presidential decisions have left a variety of historical interpretations on his views of equality and his role in ending slavery.

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

Howard Krug, Vanguard Collegiate High School, Rochester, NY, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
983
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Teacher Created Concept/Skill Based Curriculum: Finding a Common Ground


Through Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project, teachers from across the state have produced 670 K-12 curriculum samples based on the Colorado Academic Standards and the Common Core.

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

Stephanie Hartman, Brian Sevier, Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
367
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Use of Google's NGRAM to Explore the Civil Rights Movement


The use of Google's Ngram will be explored to create word maps connected to the civil rights movement.

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

Lindon Ratliff, Mississippi State University, Meridian, MS

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
938
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Music, TV and Film: Giving History a Modern Feel


Integrate Common Core expectations with music , film, and TV! This interactive session provides easy to implement, hands-on strategies for engaging secondary students in history. Handouts provided.

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

Melissa Marks, John Delancey, Joshuar Myers, Scott Balzere, Robert McCullough, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, PA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
692
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Virgin Territory: The Reintroduction of National History Day to Montana


After a 25-year hiatus, National History Day is back in Montana and survey results indicate the program is making an impact on students' experiences in the social studies classroom.

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

Michael Scarlett, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
369
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Closing the Gap with Common Core and U.S. History


Learn techniques that will help you develop a rich U.S. History class. At the end you will be able to incorporate non-fiction text and political cartoons effectively in your classroom.

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

Christian Cogdill, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN; Kat McRitchie, Memphis Teacher Residency, Memphis, TN

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
877
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Questioning Stategies for American History and Meeting the Common Core


Explore five questioning strategies to enable on-level and inclusion students to succeed with American history while meeting Common Core standards. Strategies will be modeled with a transcontinental railroad unit. Handouts provided.

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

Vivian Bernstein, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
246
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