World History

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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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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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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Poster Session-Using the “Force” and “One Ring” in Social Studies Class


Using the themes presented in the “Star Wars and “The Lord of the Rings” films, educators can assist students in understanding historical and religious topics presented in history class.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Jason Allen, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, Martinsburg, WV, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
62
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Poster Session-Amandla! Using Music and Film to Study the Anti-Apartheid Movement


Successfully use music and film clips along with primary documents to help students gain a deeper understanding of the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. Classroom resources provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Michael Boucher, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Karen Burgard , Franklin College, Franklin, IN, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
213
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Poster Session-Students Educating for Equity in a Diverse Society (SEEDS)


SEEDS engages students in action-oriented research of a political, economic, or social global crisis of interest to them, and offers opportunities share this knowledge with their peers, school, and community.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Kelly Pecak, Maine West High School, Des Plaines, , US; Melissa Riley, Maine West High School, Des Plaines, IL, US; Gwynne Ryan, Maine West High School, Des Plaines, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
399
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Poster Session-How the Nazis Convinced Germans to Fall in Line Willingly


The Book Thief, one of the Common Core Exemplar Texts for 9-10th grade, can be used to explore how Nazi propaganda convinced German citizens to willingly support their regime.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Annette Civiello, Ohio University - Student, Athens, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
679
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Poster Session-Designing Social Studies: Design Thinking for Units and Projects


The use of Design Thinking strategies allows for students to critically engage in the curriculum through experiencing new ways of engagement. Sample units, projects, and assessments will be available

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

Claire Yates, Michigan State Univeristy, East Lansing, MI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
793
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Poster Session-Contested Memories of the Holocaust


Auschwitz-Birkenau has become synonymous with the atrocities of the Holocaust. Yet as the symbol of victimhood, it has become the center of contested memory between Jews and Poles.

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

Tom W. Glaser, Mater Academy Charter High School, Hialeah Gardens, FL, US; Jason O'Connor, North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, FL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
188
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Poster Session-Enhance Literacy Skills and Engage Students through Journaling


Journaling engages students, enhances writing and reading skills, and also challenges students to prepare for, critically think on, and respond to the daily teaching goals.

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

Jacques Gagnon, Hickory Hills Middle School, Springfield, MO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
482
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