World History

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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Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning Recent Global History


Presenters use cutting-edge historical debates to enrich global history lessons. Participants will learn innovative strategies for teaching modern Asia and Africa, Cold War, and war crimes using creative, comparative approaches.

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

Stacie Berman, New York University, New York, NY, US; Bernadette Condesso, Poughkeepsie Day School, Poughkeepsie, NY, US; Laura Dull, SUNY New Palz, New Palz, NY, US; Alejandro Sosa, World Journalism Preparatory, New York, NY, US; Diana Turk, New York University, New York, NY, US

Room: 
127
session id: 
354
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RTI Assessment in First Grade Social Studies


Our approach to RTI with literacy and social studies in diverse first grade classrooms included the use of the classroom teacher, interventionists and college level teacher candidates.

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

Corrie Block, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
446
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“Internet of Antiquity”: The Silk Road in World History


Before the information superhighway, there was the Eurasian superhighway. Get your students excited about this ancient conduit of commerce, culture, and creeds! Lessons developed with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project.

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

Rylan Sekiguchi, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
766
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Utilizing the Past to Inspire Ethical Global Leadership for Tomorrow


Can teachers use the past to inspire ethical global leadership for tomorrow? This workshop will demonstrate how to implement project-based learning and make world history relevant to the 21st century.

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

Elizabeth Lantz, Moses Brown School, Providence, RI, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
458
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Real World, Virtual World: Using Games to Teach History


Games can support student engagement, personalized learning, skill development, and powerful enduring understandings. Come learn how to evaluate educational games and how to apply these games to teaching world history.

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

Joseph Ballou, Civic Games, New York, NY, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
764
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