World History

Ten Technology Tips for Bringing the World Alive


Join TCI to discover strategies and technology tips that will help you motivate students to make sense of the world around them--from past to present.

Time: 
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Presenters: 

Bert Bower, Brian Thomas, TCI, Rancho Cordova, CA

Room: 
3A
session id: 
472
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Cold War Villains and Heroes: Primary Sources and Questioning Strategies


Explore heroes and villains through the analysis of primary source documents from history's greatest "villain" Fidel Castro and unsung young heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War.

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

Ted Green, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
111
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Archaeology and Social Studies: Making the Past Come Alive in Your Classroom!


Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by tht leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.

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

Meredith Anderson Langlitz, Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA; Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY

Room: 
4C-1
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History with Foldables and Formative Assessment


Plunge into evidence-base, hands-on activities for history as Foldables become powerful, tactile, rechargeable tools to engage students and build learning ownership. Come learn, fold and gain ideas for formative assessment!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Jami Humphrey, Dinah Zike Academy, Comfort, TX

Room: 
4C-3
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The Armageddon Letters: Kennedy/Kruschev/Castro in the Cuban Missile Crisis


In The Armageddon Letters, two renowned scholars of the Cuban missile crisis have produced their masterpiece for the 50th anniversary of the crisis. The Armageddon Letters is a web-augmented, student friendly, virtual time machine that will leave readers breathless at the narrowness of humanity’s escape.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

James G. Blight, Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON;
janet M. Lang, Watson Institute, Brown University, Providence, RI

Room: 
611/612
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Unveiling Canada and US Teacher's Guides on Asian WWII Atrocities


Creative use of Canada and US developed teachers' guides/audio-visual materials addressing atrocities committed in the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945) to empower students to pursue peace and social justice as global citizens.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Thekla Lit, Canada Association for Learning & Preserving the History of WWII in Asia (ALPHA), Vancouver, British Columbia; Doug Cervi, Oakcrest High School, Mays Landing, New Jersey

Room: 
616
session id: 
882
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A Global Story: African Presence in Early World Empires


The presentation will offer a psychological approach to improve the academic performance and interest of African-American students by highlighting the achievements of people of African descent in World History.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Malik Bostic, Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, Georgia; André Mountain, Richmond County Schools, Augusta, Georgia

Room: 
604
session id: 
325
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Most Dangerous Women: Bringing History to Life through Readers' Theater


Come to read, to sing along, or just to listen and learn of a century of courageous peacemakers who are too little known, too often overlooked: history's Most Dangerous Women.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jan Maher, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, New York; Rosalie Romano, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA; Wendy Ewbank, Seattle Girls' School, Seattle, WA

Room: 
608
session id: 
556
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Transforming Students of Today Into Problem-Solvers of Tomorrow


Explore an exciting method of teaching history where students formulate innovative, effective solutions to simulated, real-world problems using a collaborative process called the “4 Ds of problem-solving,” from Ted McCain.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

LeAnne Wyatt, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX; Lynn Granello, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX

Room: 
204
session id: 
584
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The Other Nuremberg: Teachers, Museums, and Engaging Students in History


Use local museum resources to create interesting lessons using primary sources that engage students. Participants will receive ready to use lesson plans focusing on the overlooked Pacific War Crimes Trials.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Pennington, Floyd County High School, Floyd, VA; Amanda Williams, MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA

Room: 
616
session id: 
142
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