NERC47 – Monday Sessions

The session-title links below lead to the individual sessions which are derived from the conference preview booklet (pdf format). The booklet contains the complete two-day schedule and information about the keynote speakers. This page and the similar one for Tuesday offer you more information about the individual sessions to help you plan for NERC47 (April 3-4, 2017).

You are also be able to explore the sessions by their tracks or “strands.”

The final booklet will also contain these descriptions, but here you can get a preliminary look at the session details.

(The sessions are subject to change. Use these linked pages as a guide to your conference experience.)

8:30 – 9:30

American Experience of World War II Through its CitizenryRoom A-1
Economics Across the CurriculumRoom A-2
Going Global: How to Make this Experience YoursRoom B-1
The Impact of Survivor Testimony: Teaching About Genocide using the Armenian CaseRoom C-1
The Power of Thematic History InstructionCommonwealth Museum Conference Room
Providing Civic Education for Our Students in the 21st CenturyRoom C-2
Using Skype in the MS and HS Classrooms to Learn with Primary SourcesRoom B-2

11:15 – 12:15

Facing Inequalities: An Interdisciplinary UnitRoom B-1
How to Write and Publish Your Own Textbook in a NutshellRoom B-2
Making Historical Inquiry Work: Practical Resources and Strategies to Enact the C3 FrameworksRoom A-2
Ties that bind the US and Japan: Mapping Our ConnectionsRoom C-1
Writing Historical Fiction Using Slavery and Amistad Revolt SourcesRoom A-1
Access-Inquiry-Based Uses of Primary Sources for ALL Learners (11:15 – 4:00) – Room C-2
Understanding the Global Refugee Crisis: Lessons from HistoryCommonwealth Museum Conference Room

1:30 – 2:30

“I Wish I Was 18. I’d Vote!”EMK Senate Chamber
African Globalization Prior to European ColonialismRoom A-2
Facing Feruguson: A New Literacy Case Study – Commonwealth Museum Conference Room
Inquiry, Argument Writing and DBQ OnlineRoom B-1
John F. Kennedy: Citizen of the World JFK, Dave Powers Room – NOTE: End Time – 3:00PM
Music: a Reflection of Societal Values and BeliefsRoom B-2
A Season of Crises: JFK and the 1962 Sino-Indian Border ConflictJFK Learning Center
Exploring the Digital Public Library of America’s Source Sets for your ClassroomRoom A-1
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Historic Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Maine (1:30 – 4:00) – Room C-1

3:00 – 4:00

A “How-to” Guide to Enacting the C3 Framework in your Classrooms Using the Enquiry Design ModelRoom A-2
The Big History Project: Examining Our Past to Explain Our Past and Predict Our FutureRoom B-2
Divorce Your TextbookCommonwealth Museum Conference Room
Metacognition in the Classroom: Teaching Students to Think about ThinkingRoom B-1
PBS Learning Media: Online Student Interactive Lessons – US History TopicsRoom A-1