NERC47 – Tuesday 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 Monday 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

Introducing Your Students to the Commonwealth MuseumCommonwealth Museum Conference Room
National Geographic Massachusetts Giant State FloormapRoom A-1
Picturing Frederick Douglass: Conveying Historical ImagesRoom C-1
Teaching Human Population with CartogramsRoom A-2
Teaching Social Justice Through the Lens of the HolocaustRoom C-2
Teaching “The Great War”Room B-1
Voices from the Past: Introducing Historical Letters to Elementary Students
JFK Learning Center – NOTE: Time 8:30-9:45

10:00 – 12:00
African Literature in the Elementary ClassroomRoom A-2
Connecting Children to JusticeRoom A-1
Cuban Missle Crisis: How to Respond?JFK Learning Center
Inquiring Minds: Gathering and Evaluating Sources with the SmithsonianRoom C-2
Moral Judgement in the Social Studies ClassroomRoom B-2
Using Authentic Brain-Based Strategies for the Social Studies ClassroomRoom B-1
Using Socratic Dialog in the High School ClassroomRoom C-1

1:30 – 2:30

Asking the Big Questions That Make History “Stick”Commonwealth Museum Conference Room – NOTE: Time is 1:30 – 4:00 PM
Deliberating Middle East Policy: An Introduction to the Choices ProgramRoom A-2
Encouraging the Power of Voice Through RedditRoom C-1
Spacial History Powered by GeoBeastRoom A-1
Straight from the Source: Engaging Elementary Students through Vivid and Authentic TextsRoom C-2
Teaching WWII through the FallenRoom B-2
Place Based Service Learning: A Gateway to Community Collaboration Room B-1 – Note: Time is 1:30 – 4:00
The Worlds Most Exclusive ClubEMK Senate Chamber

3:00 – 4:00

Analyzing Primary Source Documents Using Informal LogicRoom C-1
China, Identity and Multicultural America: Global Learning with a Cinematic EdgeRoom B-2
Gaming the Great War: A Game-Based Approach to Teaching and AssessmentRoom A-1
Geography to Engage the Middle School LevelRoom C-2
“Less is More” Helping Students to See the Critical Shapes of American HistoryRoom A-2