World History

Teaching the Arab-Israeli Conflict and Peace Process


Get tools and tips for teaching major historical developments, including previous successes and current issues to be negotiated in the peace process. Participants will experience student activities. Resource packet provided.

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

Ben Chaika, Institute for Curriculum Services: National Resource Center for Accurate Jewish Content in Schools, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
606
session id: 
439
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Totalitarianism: The Reality Versus the Myth


This session will give teachers the tools to effectively facilitate students in understanding "totalitarianism". Participants will be engage with a multi-media project and leave ready to teach the topic.

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

Lee Eysturlid, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL

Room: 
307
session id: 
104
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A Modern-Day Student's Search in an Ancient Society


Care to turn the "So what?" student opinion to history on its head? This session offers strategies and resources to make ancient history an investigative, "Now what?" search for answers.

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

Sarah Lockenvitz, Washington Middle School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
607
session id: 
984
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Stranded Island Assignment: How Students Create and Maintain Societal Constructs


Students were asked to develop social constructs on a simulated stranded island. The students compared and contrasted historical events, and establish a personal connection to the past.

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

Juan Walker, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
35
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1250-1600: Doing World History through a Global World Fair Window


Transform your classroom into a Global World's Fair, Renaissance style! This holistic approach incorporates historical inquiry, technology, and student collaboration into one hands-on, cohesive project. Classroom-ready materials provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Nicole Fagundes, Carson High School, Carson City, NV; Jenny Chandler, Carson High School, Carson City, NV

Room: 
212
session id: 
927
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USC Shoah Foundation and Using Testimony to Teach about Rwanda


Presenters from the USC Shoah Foundation will share a variety of resources and lessons to teach about the history of the Rwandan genocide through the testimony of survivors.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Robert Hadley, Clackamas High School, Clackamas, OR; Kelly Watson, Fishers Junior High School, Fishers, IN

Room: 
3A
session id: 
105
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Creating Digital Documentaries for the Social Studies Classroom


This session explores the power of using student-generated digital documentaries to explore the world history curriculum in an authentic, transformative way.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Christopher Leahey, North Syracuse Schools, North Syracuse, NY

Room: 
203
session id: 
287
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History Alive! Making World Connections


Join TCI to discover engaging strategies for teaching secondary students world history and contemporary world studies. You'll learn concrete ways to connect students to concepts and important issues.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Nathan Wellborne, TCI, Mountain View, CA; Bert Bower, TCI, Mountain View, CA

Room: 
3A
session id: 
464
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When Canada Said No: Anatomy of an Event


The MS ST. Louis tragedy represents a dark chapter in Canadian and American immigration history. This session will use several powerful strategies for analyzing this and other historical events.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

John Myers, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, ON; John Myers, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, ON

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
276
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Stressed Out Trying to Make History Fun? Come Get Ideas!


Get ready-to-go U.S. and World History lesson plans, and learn progressive ways to motivate students through hands-on approaches using simulations, new technology and great website resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Kristin Herigodt, Chippewa Middle School, Des Plaines, IL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
500
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