World History

Meeting the Literacy Demands of the Twenty-First Century through Inquiry


The new Common Core Standards require that social studies classrooms take on a more dynamic role in literary instruction. This can be achieved through inquiry-based instruction in the middle grades.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

David Kendrick, Madison County Middle School, Comer, GA; Steven Bilski, Madison County Middle School, Comer, GA; Molly Kendrick, Madison County Middle School, Comer, GA

Room: 
615
session id: 
234
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Whose Past? National Identity, Coffee Table Books, and Iconic Photography


Can photos incite national pride and/or reconstruct the past? Questioning choice iconic photographs offers a stimulating hook for teacher-candidates to ponder how national identity will be taught in their classrooms.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Stephanie Redmond, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
635
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Exploring Cultural Issues of Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan Wars


This presentation will explore alternative strategies for teaching the wars in Viet Nam, Iraq, or Afghanistan, by integrating analysis of profound cultural differences between the various combatants and resulting consequences.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Dr Robert E. Vadas, State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

Room: 
214
session id: 
585
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Reclaiming the F-Word: Feminism in the History Classroom


This workshop aims to provide participants with concrete lesson plans, pedagogical techniques and curriculum recommendations for integrating feminism into the secondary history classroom.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Jared Peet, The Madeira School, McLean, VA; Krystle Merchant, The Madeira School, McLean, VA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
876
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French Revolution for Monday Morning: Four Short Lessons


If you teach the French Revolution, this session is a must see. It will provide four high engagement lessons with all materials: ready to roll out Monday morning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Henry Shaw, Lynnwood High School, Bothell, WA

Room: 
213
session id: 
219
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Korea in the World: Insights from Korea Society Fellowship Recipients


Recipients of the 2011 Korea Society Fellowship will discuss their experiences in Korea and how that translates to lessons in the classroom.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Andrew Glasier, Shaker Heights High School, Shaker Heights, OH; Michelle Murray, North Scott High School, Eldridge, IA; Bridgett Kasubick, Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, OH; Stephanie Lee Rizas, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Bethesda, MD

Room: 
2A
session id: 
364
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PIRATES: An Exciting Interdisciplinary Theme for Social Studies


Middle school students can learn to distinguish between facts and myths, analyze the political and economic role of pirates in the Middle Ages and Colonial America, and integrate geography skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Cynthia Resor, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

Room: 
613
session id: 
551
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Making "Sense" of the Holocaust through Historical Inquiry


This session demonstrates how students can better understand the people and atrocities of the Holocaust through historical inquiry that emphasizes the human element of both victim and perpetrator. Lessons provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Ginney Wright, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
692
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Aliteracy or Illiteracy? Knowing is Important!


Many history students are adverse to reading their textbooks. Aliteracy and illiteracy are the two most common factors that contribute to this trend. What can you do to help?

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Annette Civiello, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
855
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Why Didn't They Just Leave? Jewish Emigration from Nazi Germany


In studying the Holocaust, many students ask "Why didn't the Jews just leave Germany? Using documentary evidence, this session propose a lesson that allows students to evaluate this complex issue.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

David H. Lindquist, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wyane, IN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
960
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