Workshop

Perspective and Power: Teaching Ethnocentrism and Modern Western Conquest


Receive a complete unit with two simulations that improves students’ communication, critical thinking, and analysis skills with ready-made lessons on Western and non-Western perspectives regarding “civilization,” conquest, and ethics.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jessica Fisher, The Webb Schools, Claremont, CA, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
873
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Professional Development in World History: The Alliance Project


The Alliance Project created a professional development curriculum for teaching world history from a global perspective in secondary schools. The curriculum and materials will be shared and modeled with participants.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Deborah Johnson, Lakeside School, Seattle, WA, US; Tim Keirn, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, US; Patrick Manning, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA, US; Anita Ravi, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Los Angeles, CA, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
581
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Coexist: Can There Be Reconciliation after Genocide?


Using award-winning film and curriculum on post-genocide Rwanda, this presentation demonstrates how to motivate students to think critically about colonialism and genocide while caring about how they treat one another.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Mishy Lesser, Coexist Educational Project, Boston, MA, US; Adam Mazo, Coexist Educational Project, Boston, MA, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
233
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Including the Unheard Voices of LGBT History in the Curriculum


Individuals representing certain groups, including LGBT people, are often absent from the curriculum. This session provides resources and strategies for developing and implementing LGBT-inclusive curriculum in secondary schools.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jenny Betz , GLSEN-the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, New York, NY, US; Robert McGarry, GLSEN-the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, New York, NY, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
875
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Identity, Race and History in America


In the 1900s many people believed eugenics -“race science" - was a progressive solution to social problems. In the United States eugenics had a profound impact on educational and public policies.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jennifer Jones-Clark, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
920
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Making AP Engaging for ALL Students: Lessons from AP Psychology


Using AP Psychology as a model, participants will learn strategies for making Advanced Placement classes more accessible to and engaging for students with different skill levels.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

David Allen, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Sabrina Ehmke, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Tim Foecking, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Makoto Ogura, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Matt Walsh, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
678
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Stories of Civil Rights Champions: Cesar Chavez and Fred Korematsu


Cesar Chavez’ grandson, Anthony, and Fred Korematsu’s daughter, Karen, will share personal stories and classroom resources about the farm worker’s struggle and the fight against the WW II Japanese Internment.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Anthony Chavez, Cesar Chavez Foundation, Keene, CA, US; Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA, US; Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute of Civil Rights and Education, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
488
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Sports as a Stage for Social Change and National Identity


Invite your students to experience six influential sports stories through artifact, literature, and film, answering this question each time: If this person reflects America, what is America? Hands-on with hand-outs.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Geoffrey Scheurman, University of Wisconsin - River Falls, River Falls, WI, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
596
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Teach Syria: The Future of Foreign Policy Education


The Teach Syria team will present and workshop their 40-minute lesson plan that educates middle and high school students about the Syrian conflict.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Andrew Beiter , Springeville Middle School, Springeville, NY, US; Joseph Karb, Springeville Middle School, Springeville, NY, US; Kristin Nolan, News Deeply// Teach Deeply, New York, NY, US; Lara Setrakian, News Deeply// Teach Deeply, New York, NY, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
683
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Transforming Hip Hop: From the Bronx to the White House


Hip Hop has gone from a New York-urban-form of music to an internationally recognized and politically influential method of expression. We plan to show its global transformation and significance.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Clarissa West-White, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US; Headley White, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
775
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