U.S. History

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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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; Sara Rose, Henderson Middle School, Little Rock, AR; Kristin Dutcher, Mann University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR

Room: 
102
session id: 
726
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Beyond the Boundaries: Using Sports to Teach American History


By using primary source materials, Drs. Loosbrock and Crowther demonstrate how sports history can be used to teach larger themes in American History such as gender, ethnicity, urbanization, and economics.

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

Rich Loosbrock, Ed Crowther, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO

Room: 
131
session id: 
691
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Creating History Walks to Consider Social Justice


March with Rev. Martin Luther King, consider the needs of your students and feature a variety of primary source materials as you differentiate content, the classroom process and student products.

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

Steve Beasley, Sherry Owens, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX

Room: 
132
session id: 
469
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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

Room: 
105
session id: 
389
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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 US and World History.

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

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

Room: 
125
session id: 
396
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