World History

What's Going On?: Visual Thinking and Critical Evaluation Skills


Discuss the development of critical thinking skills via art and the Visual Thinking Strategies methodology, and explore how this thinking routine benefits students' analysis of the past and present.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA; Sarah O'Leary, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
428
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Targeted Vocabulary Instruction in Social Studies


Support student academic achievement through vocabulary intervention strategies in social studies. Engage all learners in building word learning skills through targeted processes.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Tina Heafner, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Dixie Massey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
224
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Three Zesty Ways to Spark Student Interest in the Past


World history students may show a need for new ways to care about events or people from earlier generations. Come see three ways to spark and involve your secondary learners.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Mary Ann Johnson, Northwest Consulting Center, Seattle, WA

Room: 
307
session id: 
1023
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History RE-Presented: Moving toward Empathy with Media-Savvy Students


Empathy does not necessarily develop from historical analysis alone. By thoughtfully matching multiple sources to inquiry-based instruction, we can help students understand the relationship between circumstances, problem-solving, and justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Joseph Marangell, East Haven High School, East Haven, CT; Regine Randall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
546
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Using Technology to Explore Japan's History and Society


This workshop introduces innovative online resources for high school and distance learning teachers about Japan. Lecture clips, lesson plans, and an interactive online forum for teachers will be presented.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Waka Takahashi Brown, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford, CA; Naomi Funahashi, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
328
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Writing a Simulation - How to Engage a Diverse Group


This presentation by two high school history teachers will help practitioners identify the key elements of a simulation, as well as the ways to differentiate preparatory readings and role responsibilities.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Laura Robb, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA; Pamela Mushen, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
204
session id: 
410
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Contagion, Quarantines, and Cures in History: Case Study, Eurasian Frontier


Historical efforts to control, contain, and cure the spread of disease have affected international relations and domestic political/social policies. The juncture of Asia and Europe provides an important case study.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
613
session id: 
43
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Windows to Ourselves: Integrating Literature & Thematic Units into History


Common Core requires us to be literacy teachers. Discover ways to incorporate literature, poetry, music, and film into thematic units guided by Essential Questions that connect to students. Materials provided!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Leslie Smallwood, Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
2B
session id: 
491
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I Lost My Book, but I DID Study!!


Many students, especially those with learning disabilities or executive functioning difficulties, need explicit instruction to organize time, materials and information. Explore strategies to close the resulting achievement gap.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Bruce Miller, Landmark School, Manchester, MA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
863
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Silk Roads Trade: Explaining the Rules of the Road


In less than an hour, this simulation will have your students completely comprehending the economics of the Silk Roads and the voyages of exploration. Complete simulation included for participants.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Michael Vogler, Coconino High School Flagstaff Unified School District, Flagstaff, AZ

Room: 
602
session id: 
433
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