World History

Hit Songs Down the Ages: Using Music to Teach History


Make your classroom come alive with the sound of music. Music helps students learn world and U.S. history and helps teachers engage a class. Free resources provided. Bring your ears!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Davis Hartwell, Cheverus High School, Portland, ME, US; Stuart Tisdale, Cheverus High School, Portland, ME, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
475
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Engaging Multi-Literacies with Holocaust Survivor Testimony


Teachers will be introduced to methods of engaging students in multi-literacies through the use of Holocaust survivor testimony and Web 2.0 tools that can be personalized for each teacher’s classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Teresa Bergstrom, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Brandon Haas, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Tracy Tilotta, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
60
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What are They Singing about? Musicians sometimes Know the Past


Popular music often addresses the issues of today. Yet, some songs tell the story of past historical events that correspond to primary source documents from that time period.

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

Brent Chowen, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
798
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Pictures and Poetry in Motion: Using Perspectives to Build Background


Students don't have any background knowledge? Learn how to use pictures and tableaus to help students develop poems that demonstrate their understanding of historical perspectives. Also addresses Common Core Standards!

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

Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ, US; Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Pacoima, CA, US; Pablo Ramirez, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
946
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Talk a Mile in their Shoes: Moral Development Dilemma Discussion


Discover a research based and practical framework using moral dilemmas from historical and contemporary individuals to engage and amplify student’s reasoning skills in large class discussions. All grade levels.

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

Jordan DeLay, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Carolyn Flores, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Elaine Marinakos, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
514
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Dreadful Days: WWII in the Pacific Theater through Primary Sources


This presentation focuses on strategies for teaching the Pacific Theater of WWII with ready-to-go primary source materials that culminate in student-designed memorials. All attendees will receive a curriculum guide.

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

Stephanie Lee Rizas, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Bethesda, MD, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
956
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Making World History Concrete: Buildings as Windows into another Time


Virtual tours of Mesoamerican Middle Eastern pyramids? Architectural similarities of Imperial Palace and Versailles? Investigate using religious and political buildings as cultural and historical artifacts in middle school world history.

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

Charley Forsyth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Molly Fuller, USD 497: Lawrence-Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, Lawrence, KS, US; Scott Peavey, USD 464: Tonganoxie High School, Tonganoxie, KS, US; Tom Resovich, Leavenworth School District, Leavenworth, KS, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
150
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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

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
702
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"Who ARE These People?" Facilitating Cultural Understanding through Historical Inquiry


How do the practices and products of different groups reveal cultural values? Introducing students to historical methods enables them to formulate pertinent questions, conduct independent research, and communicate their findings.

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

Joseph Marangell, East Haven Public Schools, East Haven, CT; Regine Randall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
442
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R.A.F.T.ing the Mediterranean Sea with I.B. Oars


Using principles of the International Baccalaureat Programme for the Middle Years, lessons learned in ancient world history come to life in written expressions by those seemingly present to the events.

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

Maureen Carroll, Damien Johnson, Shaker Middle School, Shaker Heights, OH

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
328
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