2013 Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies Award Recipient
Presents research on civic education and political engagement conducted in 30 countries; shows the importance of developmental processes as well as democratic school and classroom climates; connects to current reforms.
2012 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award Recipient
What does research say about how educators can prepare youth to become actively engaged citizens? This presentation will address this question by examining studies in political science, psychology, and education.
Get young students excited about social justice with books! Participants will explore examples of children's literature that set the stage for early social justice learning and development of civic responsibility.
Students have the passion, energy, and creativity to be difference-makers; this session will help educators equip students with the skills, knowledge, and opportunities to make positive changes in their world.
In order for students to become problem solvers, decision makers, and active citizens, authentic democratic processes must be experienced. Participants will gain classroom resources as inspired by Dewey and Freire.
Discover how Common Core skills are enhanced through explicit instruction of literacy strategies, creating an environment of collaboration and student achievement in social studies and all content areas.