World History

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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Poster Session-Sport as a Political Tool in a Globalized World


Sport has become an effective political tool for peace and nation building. As the popularity of sport continues to grow, it serves as a common denominator between different cultures.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Todd Reichlmayr, SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
486
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Poster Session-Victim or Villain: What’s Perspective Got to Do with It?


How do some Japanese view World War II and some Southerners view the Civil War? Explore these questions and the role of perspective, memory, and memorials in world history.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Karen Johnson, Nerinx Hall High School, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
723
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Poster Session-Providing a Gateway to World History through Global Connections


This session will provide educators with a lesson idea that will engage students in recognizing their own role and history in the shaping of the modern world through global connections.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

David To, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Adrienne Winans, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
42
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Poster Session-Identity, Colonization, Revolution and Globalization: Interdisciplinary and Thematic World History!


Thematic based units within an interdisciplinary World History and World Literature class provide marginalized students with a relevant and thought provoking curriculum intended to strengthen minds with critical thinking.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Flock, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
910
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Poster Session-Using Historiography to Address the Common Core Standards


This presentation will demonstrate instructional techniques and activities rooted in historiographical techniques for the purpose of engaging students in meaningful critical thinking that addresses the Common Core Standards.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Nicholas Walsh, Decatur Public Schools District 61, Decatur, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
758
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Poster Session-The Campaign to Save World History in Ohio’s High Schools


The presenters will discuss the legislative changes in Ohio that have downgraded World History to an elective course, and advocacy efforts underway to save and strengthen social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, US; Corbin Moore, Ohio Council for the Social Studies, Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
226
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Poster Session-History Repeats Itself in the Classroom Too: Hands-On Examples


Learning is best facilitated when students build from the familiar. Discover how to take advantage of this. This presentation will provide unique, hands-on examples for implementing the Common Core Standards.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Jennifer Donnelly, Irvine High School, Irvine, CA, US; Gregory Gray, Portland State University, Portland, OR, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
134
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