U.S. History

Poster Session-Hidden in Plain Sight: An Introduction to Historical Inquiry


Presenters will address the findings of a research project in which preservice teachers discussed the utility and challenges of inquiry instruction and participated in an online historical inquiry module.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Jessica Kilday, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, US; Anthony Pellegrino, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
228
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Poster Session-Whitman Teaches The Movement: Civil Rights Education for You!


This presentation for K-12 educators and college professionals includes information about successful implementation of this training and teaching model to increase Civil Rights Education using college students as mentors.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Michelle Higgins, Walla Walla Public Schools, Walla Walla, WA, US; Noah Leavitt, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, US; Sophie Schoub, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
497
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Poster Session-The Decade that Made Us: National Geographic Relives the 1980s


Put your 1980s pop culture knowledge to good use with the help of free resources from National Geographic, and lead students' inquiry into the history of this U.S. time period.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Samantha Zuhlke , National Geographic Education, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
763
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Poster Session-Make Them Laugh, Make Them Laugh, Make Them Laugh


You don't have to be a comedian to have kids laugh during your class. Students should laugh more than just once in a while. Advice, hints, clues made readily available.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Sam Gomberg, Shalhevet High School, Los Angeles, CA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
580
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Poster Session-"I Love to Singa": Exploring Cultural Clash with 1920s Music


Music, movies, photographs, political cartoons, and other documents will be analyzed to consider why Jazz music faced opposition during the 1920s, and how Jazz musicians responded to that opposition.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Jeffery Nokes, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
250
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Poster Session-Essential Understandings from the Smithsonian’s American Indian Museum


K-12 educators are invited to preview NMAI’s “Essential Understandings about American Indians.” Learn to use exciting American Indian content to address Common Core and other social studies standards.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Edwin Schupman, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
372
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Poster Session-Engaging the 21st-Century Student in Common Core


Technology-driven lessons in multiple disciplines, to get both the “tech savvy” and non-tech savvy student engaged in the rigors of Common Core.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Ashley Shultz, Lakin High School, Lakin, KS, US; Matthew Shultz, Lakin High School, Lakin, KS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
185
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Poster Session-Using Literature to Examine Life in the Progressive Era


Participants will examine literature of the early 20th century as a way of understanding American history. Handouts, bibliographies, and discussion will enable teachers to understand Common Core expectations.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Bruce Wendt, Billings West High School, Billings, MT, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
462
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Poster Session-“Dramatic” Conversations: Using Process Drama in American and World History


JJoin "Eleanor Roosevelt" and "Erasmus" in an unscripted process drama conversation designed to engage students in an understanding of the contributions of important people during historically significant events in history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Lindsay DiBernardo, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ, US; Denise Greller, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ, US; William Warlick, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
709
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Poster Session-Common Core: We Have an App for That (Civics & Government, Social Sciences, U.S. History, and World History)


This interactive session will share a new app that aligns the College, Career, and Civic Life Framework with Common Core. The audience will take home ready-to-use exemplar lessons.

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

Cathy Cartier, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Brian Esselman, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Troy Kozak, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Antonio Muyco II, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Robert Walker, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
909
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