World History

Poster Session-Don't Lose the Forest between the Trees: Balancing Source Selection


Primary sources take many forms, and provide rich, varied perspectives on historical events. Learn how to build the best selection for a given event, maintaining balance between story and narrative.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Jeremy Gypton, Sunnyside High School, Tucson, AZ, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
702
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Poster Session-Using the Accounts of Marco Polo, Ibn Batuta and Xuanzang to Teach World History


Using the writings of these travelers allows teachers to teach both historical topics and the Common Core Standards associated with reading.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jonathon Kaminsky, Prospect High School, Mt. Prospect, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
76
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Poster Session-Using Museum Objects to Make Global Connections in History


This session will explore the incorporation of art into history lessons and the “card-sorting” strategy for making global connections. Handouts will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Lauren McArthur Harris, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
165
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Tackling the Common Core through Integrating History and Literature


Explore how an integrated World Literature/World History class incorporates reading, writing, and critical thinking prevalent in the Common Core Standards. Leave with a sample unit that blends history and literature.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Tracy Inman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, US; Jana Kirchner, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
492
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NCSS Notable Trade Books Committee Author Talk


Have a conversation with Notables Booklist authors Cynthia Grady, Sheri Sinykin, and the Pinkneys. Each will talk about their work, how it relates to social studies, and answer questions.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US; Tina Buster, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA, US; Melinda Odom Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, US; Cynthia Tyson, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Scott Waters, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

Room: 
241
session id: 
237
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Humanizing History: Firsthand Accounts and Primary Sources in Teaching Genocide


This session values the human stories of genocide by providing educators with ideas, resources, and examples of using firsthand accounts and primary sources to teach about genocide.

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

Rebecca C. Aguayo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
892
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Was ___ War Justifiable: A Student-Driven Investigation


A student-centered, adaptable unit that includes teaching strategies to help students learn more about their own, individual values while using skills related to research and the Common Core standards.

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

Brittany Lare, Medford Township Public Schools, Medford, NJ, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
518
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Making it Happen: Historical Thinking in Ancient and Modern Times


Using primary and secondary resources from ancient Rome and current events, participants will learn how to develop student's skills in historical thinking and reading. Ready-to-go lessons and strategies are provided.

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

Douglass Behse, Singapore American School, Singapore; Matthew Elms, Singapore American School, Singapore; Jennifer Koltutsky, Singapore American School, Singapore

Room: 
127
session id: 
2
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Simulations in Social Studies


Participants will be actively engaged in this researched-based and standards-based session. Teachers will explore simulations on colonization, government, geography, and more. Aristotle said "learn by doing!!"

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

Jane C. Moore, East Cobb Middle School, Marietta, GA, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
140
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To Repair the World: The Importance of International Humanitarian Law


This session will focus on the sharing of classroom-ready, Common Core-friendly activities on Justice Jackson, Nuremberg, international justice, humanitarian law, and the warning signs of genocide.

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

Andrew Beiter, Robert H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, NY, US; Alicia Guajardo, American Red Cross, Exploring Humanitarian Law Program, Washington, DC, US; Joseph Karb, Robert H. Jackson Center, Jamestown, NY, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
440
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