World History

Disciplinary Literacy: Fostering Argument in the Social Studies Classroom


The recognition and development of argument are essential components of disciplinary literacy and college and career readiness. Participants will leave with resources to implement argument in their social studies classrooms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Jennifer Pesato-Farrlley, Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, AZ

Room: 
209
session id: 
31
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The Rise of Hitler and the Motivation of a Nation


How did Hitler rise to dictator and transform his country into a bloodthirsty military-industrial machine? Take a look into conditions of the time and explore his speeches to find out.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Frank Romano Jr., Lincoln High School, Jersey City, NJ

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
8
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Raiders of the Lost Arts: Meeting National Core Literacy Standards


Imagine students devouring history: reading documents, taking notes, intense huddled-discussions. Participants will create standard-aligned, hands-on lessons and leave with ancient artifact replicas and strategies to engage low socioeconomic students.

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

James Dewey, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA; Martell Beth, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA; Tony Dangerfield, Liberty Middle School, Camas, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
871
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Using Multiple Texts to Teach Middle School World History


We will present a lesson for middle school world history to demonstrate instruction using multiple texts, cross text analysis, and the development of evidence-based claims by students.

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

Kimberly Hase Galek, Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI; Amy Bloom, Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
108
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Walking History: Developing Field Trips for Historical Thinking


This poster presentation focuses on developing field trips using the Benchmarks of Historical Thinking. I will share my development of a field trip and activities for pre-service student teachers.

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

Andrea Webb, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
653
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Teaching Afghan History and Culture with Primary Sources


Primary Source and the Asia Society present an interactive session for middle and secondary teachers. Participants will explore a variety of content-rich primary sources for teaching Afghan history and culture.

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

Grace Norman, Asia Society, New York, New York; Liz Howald, Primary Source, Watertown, MA; Ann Marie Gleeson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA

Room: 
205
session id: 
417
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Evolution of Global Interdependence in the Indian Ocean


Global interdependence has been developing for over a millennium. This session explores the concept of interdependence and traces goods traded around the Indian Ocean that led to today's globalization.

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

Susan Douglass, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, Washington, DC

Room: 
201
session id: 
463
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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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