World History

Islamic Achievements: An Exploration through Primary Sources


Learn to use primary sources from the World Digital Library; teach students how to analyze and explore written and visual works from the golden age of Islamic achievement.

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

Courtney Ferrari, Valley Catholic Middle School, Beaverton, OR; Sarah Standish, Lincoln High School, Portland, OR

Room: 
603
session id: 
225
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Teaching with Primary Sources: A Window into World History


History comes alive with primary sources, which offer a close-up view into the past. This session presents thematic sets of Library of Congress materials, selected for world history classrooms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Natalie Arsenault, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Christopher Rose, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Rachel Meyer, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
760
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Supporting Student Literacy Needs Using Assessment and Research-Based Strategies


Participants will examine, align, and identify student literacy needs based on assessment data in order to provide the most appropriate and effective instructional strategies for reading in the Social Studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Roderick Zano, Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach, VA

Room: 
3A
session id: 
701
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You Say You Want a Revolution? Imagine Concept-Based History Teaching


How does learning about the past go beyond chronology? Join us for a concept-learning approach to a global recurrence: revolutions. Learn how creating historical generalizations makes history unforgettable.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Kelly Kindl, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Bianca Schamberger, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; Greg Hamot, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
759
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History Mysteries: Students Become Historians Using Cold Case Crimes


This session introduces the Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History, featuring extensive online resources: primary sources, teachers' guides, lesson plans with sound pedagogy and Webquests for developing critical thinking skills.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Merna Forster, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Room: 
203
session id: 
131
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Raiders of the Lost Arts: Meeting National Core Literacy Standards


Imagine students devouring history: reading documents, taking notes, intense huddled-discussions. Participants will create standard-aligned, hands-on lessons and leave with ancient artifact replicas and strategies to engage low socioeconomic students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

James Dewey, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA; Martell Beth, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA; Tony Dangerfield, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
871
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Using Multiple Texts to Teach Middle School World History


We will present a lesson for middle school world history to demonstrate instruction using multiple texts, cross text analysis, and the development of evidence-based claims by students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Kimberly Hase Galek, Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI; Amy Bloom, Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
108
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Walking History: Developing Field Trips for Historical Thinking


This poster presentation focuses on developing field trips using the Benchmarks of Historical Thinking. I will share my development of a field trip and activities for pre-service student teachers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Andrea Webb, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
653
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Teaching Afghan History and Culture with Primary Sources


Primary Source and the Asia Society present an interactive session for middle and secondary teachers. Participants will explore a variety of content-rich primary sources for teaching Afghan history and culture.

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

Grace Norman, Asia Society, New York, New York; Liz Howald, Primary Source, Watertown, MA; Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA

Room: 
205
session id: 
417
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Evolution of Global Interdependence in the Indian Ocean


Global interdependence has been developing for over a millennium. This session explores the concept of interdependence and traces goods traded around the Indian Ocean that led to today's globalization.

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

Susan Douglass, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, Washington, DC

Room: 
201
session id: 
463
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