Civics & Government
Participants will learn strategies for incorporating the Common Core Literacy Standards in their classes. The goal is to provide participants with classroom tested lessons they can immediately use.
Molly David, Franklin High School, Livonia, MI, US
Presenters will discuss and demonstrate web tools, mobile applications (app) and best practice literacy strategies that can integrate and promote the Common Core Standards in secondary social studies classrooms.
Russell Hammack, Central High School, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Lisa H. Matherson, Paul W. Bryant High School, Cottondale, AL, US; Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Tracy M. Windle, Skyland Elementary School, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US
Capitalize on Common Core Standards and leverage the learning potential of Model United Nations research through a student-created multiple-media campaign for real-life issues.
Nancy Smith, Hutchison School, Memphis, TN, US
A Nigerian educator addresses the complexities of the Nigerian social studies teaching context, engages collaborative thinking about teaching for citizenship in an emerging democracy, and invites ongoing trans-national dialogue.
Donald Enu, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
Political bias is an issue all social studies instructors encounter. This presentation will examine techniques teachers can use to help students recognize different ideological agendas in multiple forms of media.
Edwin Gallatin, Lakeside High School, Ashtabula, OH, US
This student product centered poster presentation will demonstrate lesson plan ideas, and strategies of how to incorporate literacy based activities into an authentic, engaging civic-based successful student learning experience.
Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Justin Reese, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US
Who did it? The quintessential question that students want answered when analyzing a historical court case. This session demonstrates innovative ways to explore some of the worlds most infamous cases.
Andrew Smith, Scecina Memorial High School, Indianapolis, IN, US
This poster presentation offers a technological alternative to traditional social studies classroom practices in order to connect, discuss, collect, offer, and create social studies communities and content in diverse ways.
Todd S. Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US; Michael Levicky, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US
Collaborative learning experiences engage students while teaching them Common Core competencies. Learn ways that you can add collaboration opportunities for students to your Social Studies curriculum using Web 2.0 tools.
Anne Roycroft, Florida Virtual School, Orlando, FL, US
Poster Session-Oral History in the Social Studies Classroom: Promoting Social Justice and Cross-Cultural UnderstandingSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:41pm
The strategy of oral history as a way to develop a social justice classroom and cross-cultural understanding is discussed. Implemented with pre-service teachers, three oral history samples are analyzed.
Alberto Lopez-Carrasquillo, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, US