U.S. History

The State of History and Social Studies Instruction: A Roundtable with the U.S. Department of Education


How has the context of college and career ready standards affected history and social studies instruction in your classroom, school or district? Join us for a roundtable conversation and to share your experiences and insight; this feedback will be shared directly with the Secretary of Education.

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

Natacha Scott, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA; James Liou, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC

Room: 
104
session id: 
1366
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“Just War”: A Survey on Student Views of Modern Warfare


What do students believe about war? This workshop presents data from a national survey on student views on wartime policy, as well as presenting strategies for ethical historical instruction.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm to 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Mark Pearcy, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

Room: 
308
session id: 
1081
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007: License to Motivate


Explore ideas that help students make connections and deepen their understanding of history. This interactive session is filled with hands-on strategies; primary sources, puzzles, literature, games and music. CD provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm to 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Roxanne Edgerton, Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, VA; Keri Lambert, Harrison County Public Schools, Clarksburg, WV

Room: 
306
session id: 
184
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Popeye, Daredevil, and the Three Stooges: Popular Culture in WWII


Teachers will utilize Costa's Third Level of Thinking and Questioning by analyzing the influence of popular culture and propaganda in mobilizing for the war effort during World War II.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Kyle Wylie, South High School, Bakersfield, CA

Room: 
108
session id: 
337
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Students as Historians in the Classroom


Explore ways to engage students in the reading, writing, and thinking processes of a historian. While empowering teachers with the fundamentals of inquiry-based instruction, this session will feature literacy strategies for cultivating skills that students need to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:05am to 12:00pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1351
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Students as Historians in the Classroom


Explore ways to engage students in the reading, writing, and thinking processes of a historian. While empowering teachers with the fundamentals of inquiry learning, this session will examine skills that students need to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am to 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
Fairfax-Sheraton Hotel
session id: 
1349
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History Assessments of Thinking: Design, Interpretation, and Implementation


Join the presenter to learn about History Assessments of Thinking available on the Stanford History Education Group’s Beyond the Bubble Website, and discuss strategies for how to use them as part of a larger approach to formative assessment.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm to 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Joel Breakstone, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 2014 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation in Social Studies Award

Room: 
209
session id: 
1191
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Hop on Board the Historical Adventures Train!


The presenter will share ideas that will bring “life” into historical situations using primary sources, reading and writing, and by making social studies exciting, personal, and fun for students! These ideas will create lasting memories for students and will inspire teachers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Kelley Graves, Hickory Middle School, Chesapeake, VA 2014 Outstanding Middle Level Teacher of the Year

Room: 
209
session id: 
849
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