U.S. History

Engagement in Historical Content: An Invisible Problem to Beginning Teachers


This session explores novice history teachers' difficulties in engaging students into historical content and provides a framework to help teachers make explicit the value of history content for students.

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

Anthony Tuf Francis, Oakland University, Rochester Hills, OH

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
674
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The New Frontier: Transforming Elementary-Secondary Classrooms with the iPad


The iPad is poised on the edge of revolutionizing technology use in the classroom. This session presents innovative teaching strategies using iPads to integrate literacy in the Social Studies classroom.

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

Deborah Watlington, University of Memphis, TN

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
527
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Promoting Primary Documents in Your National History Day Classroom


Come and see how to use primary source documents in National History Day projects. See how you can fashion a student-centered, 21st century classroom.

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

Nicole Roper, West Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
45
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"Show Me" How to Think and Read Historically


The workshop will provide strategies for using think alouds and annotating of documents in middle and high school classrooms. Examples of assignments and rubrics will be provided.

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

Jennifer Flores, Francis Howell High School, St. Charles, MO; Roderick Laughman, Hollenbeck Middle School, St. Charles, MO

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
374
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Climbing the Family Tree to Historical Thinking


Dig deeply into family history with K-8 students. The research process along with oral history and photo/document analysis allows students to engage in historical thinking and authentic literacy experiences.

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

Katie Knapp, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
229
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Primary Sources and LOC.GOV as a Gateway to Common Core


The Common Core has become the new “west” in education. Learn strategies to search the Library of Congress Website and teach with primary sources to promote reading and writing skills.

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

Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High, Bunker Hill, IL; Margaret Fredericksen, Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
783
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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, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
104
session id: 
474
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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, MA

Room: 
125
session id: 
838
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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

Room: 
123
session id: 
780
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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

Room: 
131
session id: 
983
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