World History

Helping Hands: Digital Engagement and Multiple Sclerosis


Engaging freshman World History students is hard enough without the challenges of multiple sclerosis. Teacher Kate Hooks shares how she used in-role drama and digital video as her "helping hands."

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Maureen ONeill, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore, MD; Kate Hooks, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore, MD

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
902
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The Rainbow Revolution: Resistance to Apartheid in South Africa


With one of the most diverse revolutions in history, resistance to apartheid South Africa offers opportunities to learn about how people can effectively change a system of oppression and injustice.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Craig Divis, Bellows Falls Union High School, Bellows Falls, VT

Room: 
213
session id: 
283
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I Spy Exhibition Evening: Student Immersion in Historical Thinking


Young historians will increase critical thinking skills while engaged in historical discovery that culminates in an evening of student presentations. Learn how to challenge students and increase participation and results.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Joni Patton, Parkway North High School, St. Louis, MO; Renee Boyd, Parkway North High School, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
618
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Coffee, Tea and Archeology! Turkey's Long and Rich History


Examine historical sites in Turkey to teach timelines in this lesson-to-go. Students will be introduced to major civilizations and come to understand the importance of location.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Patricia Cooksey, Stevenson Middle School, Houston, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
910
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Experiencing the History of the North American West through Literature


Combine literature and history to understand and compare Canadian and American western experiences. Same or different? Explore literature of Natives, immigrants, miners, and farmers through all genres. Materials provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Ruth Writer, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Stephen Marcotte, Beaconsfield QC High School, Beaconsfield, QC

Room: 
614
session id: 
301
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Hitching to the Literacy Wagon: History and the Common Core


Find out how aligning to the National Common Core State Standards for Literacy in Social Studies can help move history instruction toward inquiry while improving disciplinary literacy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Ryan Theodoriches, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA; Michael Espinosa, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA

Room: 
617
session id: 
199
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Understanding the Eight Stages of Genocide


Explore ways to teach about genocide in an informed and compassionate manner using "The Eight Stages of Genocide," a document developed by world renowned genocide scholar, Gregory Stanton.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Sara Cohan, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
688
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Veterans Heritage Project: A Window to Connect Students and Veterans


Have your students open windows to the past interviewing veterans for permanent archiving with Veterans History Project. Veterans Heritage Project provides materials to open a chapter at your school!

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Barbara Hatch, Veterans Heritage Project, Cactus Shadows High School, Cave Creek, AZ

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
809
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Facing the Other: Using Film to Explore Genocide and Reconciliation


In this interactive session, participants will explore innovative ways to pair award-winning documentary film "Coexist" about genocide and reconciliation in Rwanda with learning activities that develop social and global awareness.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Mishy Lesser, Coexist, Boston, MA; Adam Mazo, Amazo Productions LLC, Boston, MA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
429
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Life in an Auto-Factory: A Simulation for Grades 6-12


Play a worker, boss, or union organizer in this simulation of an auto factory. Learn to run the activity in your history or economics course. (Teaching materials provided.)

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Eric Freedman, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY; Tina Gourd, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
606
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