World History

Textbook, Technology, Stories and Sources: Creating a Historical Learning Package


We often see sources and or technology as alternatives to the tyranny of the history textbook. This session looks at practical ways to blend these resources into powerful learning packages.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Presenters: 

Stephanie van Hover, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
708
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Hook, Line and Sinker: Experiential Exercises Grab Attention


Attendees will participate in experiential exercises in absolutism, segregation, communism, capitalism and industrialization for all history classes. Participants will receive a template for creating experiential exercises for multiple concepts.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Presenters: 

Betta Borrelli, Georgia College, Macon, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
65
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Dynamic History Lessons Using the Common Core


Many districts across the country are transitioning to the Common Core curriculum. Learn how the Common Core can help develop engaging, rich lessons to boost skills and excitement about history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Presenters: 

Lindsey Cafarella, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
109
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Slavery, Women and War! Students Debate Ancient Athenian Social Issues


This session demonstrates how students can surpass basic comparisons of Ancient Greek and modern American democracy to understand how enduring social issues were debated in the world's first direct democracy.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jason Endacott, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR; Christina Pelekanos, Village Community School, New York, NY

Room: 
603
session id: 
290
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Come Explore the Multimedia and Technological Renaissance in History Today


Too often our classrooms lack the mediums that distract and detain our students. Today one will gain the ability to use those same distractions to attract and retain all students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Presenters: 

Greg Urbani, St. Francis Episcopal Day School, Houston, TX; Dan Lewis, St. Francis Episcopal Day School, Houston, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
459
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