2012

Teaching Content with Skilled Discussion


Learning the skills of discussion are imperative to citizenship development. Join this workshop to learn about different methodologies for classroom discussion that engage learners in content and build skills.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Katie Moore, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA; Bebs Chorak, Street Law Inc., Silver Spring, MD

Room: 
613
session id: 
483
Related:

To Vote or Not to Vote: Teaching About Voting Rights


An interactive historical case study sheds light upon voting rights debates and grounds deliberation over a question essential to democracy: What should be required of people in order to vote?

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Katy Swalwell, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Room: 
614
session id: 
627
Related:

Transforming Students of Today Into Problem-Solvers of Tomorrow


Explore an exciting method of teaching history where students formulate innovative, effective solutions to simulated, real-world problems using a collaborative process called the “4 Ds of problem-solving,” from Ted McCain.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

LeAnne Wyatt, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX; Lynn Granello, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX

Room: 
204
session id: 
584
Related:

"I Write to Learn What I Think": Literacy through History


Facing History and Ourselves has created resources for teaching evidence-based argumentative writing. Presentation will profile writing strategies and highlight connections to the History/Social Studies Common Core standards.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Mary Johnson, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA

Room: 
618
session id: 
961
Related:

History Alive! Just "Do" History


Join TCI to discover concrete strategies for engaging students in learning and connecting them to history. You’ll learn how to transform history instruction by tapping multiple intelligences.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Nathan Wellborne, TCI, Mountain View, CA; Brian Thomas, TCI, Mountain View, CA

Room: 
607
session id: 
441
Related:

The iPad and the 21st Century Social Studies Classroom


Bring your iPad and explore intriguing educational apps, Web 2.0 sites, and new digital textbooks that up the device's usefulness and potential. Share apps and practices and see classroom examples.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA

Room: 
2A
session id: 
755
Related:

Tearing Down Walls: Helping Kids Make Connections between Classes


This session will focus on how collaborative planning across disciplines can be flexible and successful. Adaptable and innovative teaching strategies will be presented and explored by participants. Resources provided.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Alice Aichele, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio; Lisa Lloyd, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio

Room: 
615
session id: 
773
Related:

You Can Do It! Facilitating a Dynamic Inclusion Classroom


Led by a sixteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop will explore teaching and learning strategies that fully engage student learners and raise rigor in the inclusive classroom.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Ray Kinzie, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois

Room: 
205
session id: 
650
Related:

Enlightenment Hearing: European Philosophy and the American Constitution


This interactive hearing engages participants in a historical role play to show how the nation's founders were influenced by European Enlightenment thinkers.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Courtney Ferrari, Valley Catholic Middle School, Beaverton, OR

Room: 
603
session id: 
227
Related:

Read, Write, Think, and See for a Digital Age


Participants will learn and actively apply ten literacy strategies for educators to use in helping learners (teachers or students pre K-university) read, write, think, and see for a digital age.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Mary McFarland, WIDE World, Cambridge, MA

Room: 
213
session id: 
726
Related:
Syndicate content
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif