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Developing Formative Assessment for Global Historical Thinking

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Employing research-based strategies, this presentation focuses on developing assessment plans to support discipline-based instruction and understanding in Global and World History classrooms.

How Do I Teach Them? SDAIE Methodologies in Rural Wisconsin

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
4:25pm to 4:55pm
Explore the difficulties in teaching social studies methodologies for English Language Learners to preservice teachers at a racially homogenous university.

Were We Our Brothers' Keepers? Holocaust Collaboration and Complicity

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:00am to 9:00am
Using resources from the United States Holocaust Museum exhibition, Some Were Neighbors, explore the spectrum of motives and pressures during the Holocaust that influenced individuals' choices.

Let's Build It: Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
What people build can tell us a great deal about what they value. Use MinecraftEdu to help students interpret cultural landscapes as they research, design, and create.

What in the World?

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn about a thematic approach to teaching world history that will generate student excitement for global learning and promote the development of college readiness skills through embedded mini-research projects.

Difficult Films. Difficult Representations. Difficult Discussions. Challenging Social Studies.

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Using critical media literacy, we explore how films can help students grapple with the conceptual and emotional challenges that difficult representations of others--marginalized individuals and groups--present.

Paideia Seminar: Nurturing Civic Spaces for Student Dialogue

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
If you like Socratic seminar, you will love Paideia seminar. Experience a Paideia seminar discussion and learn practical strategies for implementing seminars in your classroom.

Active, Dependable, Differentiated Strategies for all Social Studies Learners

Sunday, December 4, 2016 -
8:00am to 10:00am
Participate in active simulations, create differentiated assessments and play original summarizing games. Come learn and have fun!! Aristotle said What we learn to do, we learn by doing.

Central America: Hidden History of Immigration

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Explore reasons for the rapid increase in Central Americans crossing the border through brief biographical sketches of figures in twentieth-century Central American history with focus on present-day immigration.

Enhancing the History Classroom with History of Technology

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 11:45am
IEEE, the world's largest engineering association, is developing inquiry-based multi-media resources for inquiry-based global history classes to enhance understanding of the complex role of technology in an increasingly globalized society.

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