2011 NCSS Award Winners

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2011 NCSS Award and Grant Recipients

National Council for the Social Studies congratulates the 2011 recipients! .

Please join us in celebrating these outstanding educators. Award and grant recipients will be formally recognized during the NCSS Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Recipients will also be presenting sessions at the conference on their award winning work.

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Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year

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Co-sponsored by Farmers Insurance

Elementary

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Ruth King
Cedar Ridge Elementary
Cedar Hills, UT

Middle Level

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Christine Adrian
Jefferson Middle School
Champaign, IL.

Secondary

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Benjamin D. Weber
Marc and Eva Stern Math and Science School
Los Angeles, CA


Award for Global Understanding in honor of James Becker

Made possible with funding from the Longview Foundation

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Mark Johnson
Concordia International School
Shanghai, China


Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies

Co-sponsored by the Research Community
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Lynne Boyle-Baise
Elementary Social Studies, Curriculum Theory
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN


Exemplary Research Award

Co-sponsored by the Research Community
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Ronald W. Evans
School of Teacher Education
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
Award-winning Research: The Hope for American School Reform: The Cold War Pursuit of Inquiry Learning in Social Studies


Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation

Co-sponsored by the Research Community
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Avishag "Abby" Reisman

Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Award-winning Dissertation: "Reading Like a Historian: A Document-Based
History Intervention in Urban High Schools"


Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy

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Co-sponsored by Herff Jones | Nystrom.

2011 Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy

Cynthia Resor, April Blakely, Connie Hodge, and Karen Maloley

Cynthia Resor, April Blakely, Connie Hodge, and Karen Maloley
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY
Grant-winning Proposal: "Pre-service Teacher Conference: Geography in the Classroom"

2010 Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy

James N. Oigara, EdD.
Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Grant winning proposal: Enhancing the Teaching of Geographic Standards Through Tools of Technology: A Summer Workshop for K-12 Teachers


Christa McAuliffe Reach for the Stars

Kathryn Bauer and Sheila Simpson

Kathryn Bauer and Sheila Simpson
Patterson Elementary School
Mesa, AZ
Award-winning Proposal: "Historical Firsts! Civil War Science and Technology"

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