U.S. History

Poster Session-Using Reflections to Better Understand the Relevance of History


The Common Core State Standards ask students to reflect on their learning. This session includes discussion and techniques to aid student reflection.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Bob Pettapiece, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
157
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Poster Session-War College of the French and Indian War!


In this innovative unit students become cadets in a fictional military college dedicated to experiencing the importance of the French and Indian War in American History.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Brian Markwald, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
560
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Poster Session-Learning to Write, Writing to Learn, Surviving the Common Core


Integrate the Common Core without losing the content you love! Improve students’ thinking and writing skills using Writing to Learn and Learning to Write strategies. Resource packets will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, US; Melissa Schaefer, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
659
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Poster Session-Do You DBQ? One District's Leap into Common Core


Learn how one district implemented a DBQ program for grades K-5 during their Common Core transition year.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Dira Harris, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US; Niomi Henry, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
932
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Poster Session-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, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
369
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Poster Session-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, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
938
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Poster Session-Theoretical Cognitive Principles Applied in the Social Studies Classroom


We demonstrate how cognitive principles influence a learner’s critical and reflective thinking to acquire knowledge during social studies classroom activities. Specify a hands-on activity and document analysis.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Andrew Kemp, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, US; John Pagnotti , Haynes Bridge Middle School, Alpharetta, GA, US; William Russell, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US; Juan Walker, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
282
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Poster Session-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: 

Scott Balzere, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US; John Delancey, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US; Melissa Marks, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US; Robert "Wills" McCullough, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US; Joshua Myers, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
692
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Poster Session-Clozing 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, US; Kat McRitchie, Memphis Teacher Residency, Memphis, TN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
877
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Poster Session-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

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

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
246
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