World History

A Man and a Word: Raphael Lemkin and Genocide


While the word genocide is, sadly, widely used, not many people realize that it is the creation of one man. Learn the history of the word and the man.

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

Tom Glaser, Mater Academy Charter High School, Hialeah Gardens, FL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
30
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Historical Thinking Using Film


Cinematic recreations of the past are ubiquitous in our media-saturated culture. Explore ways to use film to scaffold students' historical thinking and help them develop critical media literacy skills.

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

Adam Woelders, Trinity Western University, Langley, BC

Room: 
602
session id: 
44
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The "Magical Life" of Contextualized Autobiographies: Connecting Students with History


Session participants will learn about "contextualized autobiographies" as students connect critical events that have occurred in their own lives to those events occurring in the world around them.

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

Lynne Bercaw, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA; Katie Stewart, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
543
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What's Going On?: Visual Thinking and Critical Evaluation Skills


Discuss the development of critical thinking skills via art and the Visual Thinking Strategies methodology, and explore how this thinking routine benefits students' analysis of the past and present.

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

Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA; Sarah O'Leary, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
428
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Targeted Vocabulary Instruction in Social Studies


Support student academic achievement through vocabulary intervention strategies in social studies. Engage all learners in building word learning skills through targeted processes.

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

Tina Heafner, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Dixie Massey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
224
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Three Zesty Ways to Spark Student Interest in the Past


World history students may show a need for new ways to care about events or people from earlier generations. Come see three ways to spark and involve your secondary learners.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Mary Ann Johnson, Northwest Consulting Center, Seattle, WA

Room: 
307
session id: 
1023
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History RE-Presented: Moving toward Empathy with Media-Savvy Students


Empathy does not necessarily develop from historical analysis alone. By thoughtfully matching multiple sources to inquiry-based instruction, we can help students understand the relationship between circumstances, problem-solving, and justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Joseph Marangell, East Haven High School, East Haven, CT; Regine Randall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
546
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Using Technology to Explore Japan's History and Society


This workshop introduces innovative online resources for high school and distance learning teachers about Japan. Lecture clips, lesson plans, and an interactive online forum for teachers will be presented.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Waka Takahashi Brown, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford, CA; Naomi Funahashi, Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Stanford, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
328
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Writing a Simulation - How to Engage a Diverse Group


This presentation by two high school history teachers will help practitioners identify the key elements of a simulation, as well as the ways to differentiate preparatory readings and role responsibilities.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Laura Robb, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA; Pamela Mushen, Chief Sealth International High School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
204
session id: 
410
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Contagion, Quarantines, and Cures in History: Case Study, Eurasian Frontier


Historical efforts to control, contain, and cure the spread of disease have affected international relations and domestic political/social policies. The juncture of Asia and Europe provides an important case study.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
613
session id: 
43
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