Preservice Teacher Sessions


Are you a new or preservice teacher? The NCSS Annual Conference can provide the answers you need to succeed in the classroom and become the best teacher you can be. With student registration rates starting as low as $70, the conference can provide even greater value, providing access to the leaders in social studies instruction and research.

Here is a small sample of the sessions ideal for preservice and early career teachers. Click on the titles to see full descriptions and scheduling information.

Friday, November 21
9:00AM

1069 Going Global with Equality, Hunger, and Security: Bipartisan Success/Failure?

10:05AM

958 Why Are our Playgrounds Broke? C3, CCSS, and Preservice Teachers
1308 Pass your Social Studies Licensure Exam: Strategies, Tips & Ideas

1:00PM

387 The Declaration of Independence: Should It Influence Preservice Teaching Philosophies?
645 Preparing Teacher Candidates to Teach about Women in World History
1015 Impacting Preservice Teachers' Attitudes and Beliefs about Literacy Instruction
769 @GWash1776 Favorited Your Tweet!: Engaging Students through Social Media

2:05PM

213 Who are Today's New Social Studies Teachers?
240 Feeding on Children's Literature: Book Tasting as Innovative Instructional Method
1311 College Council for the Social Studies: Supporting our Newest Colleagues

3:10PM

195 California Democracy Schools--Civic Learning for All!
632 Teaching the Teachers: An integrative Approach to Social Studies Methods
1258 Contextualizing 9/11: Terrorism and American Culture in Post-9/11 America

4:15PM

161 Building a Powerful Personal Learning Network
377 Going Global: Leading Preservice Teachers Abroad
614 Using Local Newspapers to Engage Student Inquiry in American History
738 Implementing the C3 Framework: What Are the States Doing?
807 Worksheets for Teachers, Not for Students?!?!

Saturday, November 22
8:00AM

347 Beginning Teachers Mentor Preservice Students: Creating Online Professional Partnerships
703 "Pop!" Goes the Renaissance and Reformation

9:05AM

396 Using Civil Discourse to Talk about ANYTHING!
766 Expect More: Differentiating your Social Studies Methods Course

10:10AM

1253 Becoming Activists and Researchers: Preservice Teachers' Community Service Projects

11:15AM

1305 I Know My Subject, I Don't Know My School!
1079 Why Can't We just all Get Along?

2:30PM
578 Changing your Life from Preservice Teacher to Professional Educator
88 Let Equality Ring! LGBT Visibility and the Social Studies

3:35PM

75 The Interview that Gets You the Social Studies Job
938 Professional Development for the 21st Century--Who Built America Badges
814 Going Local: Teachers and Students Getting "Hands On" with History
1143 Not Invited to the Party: Exploring the Third Party System

4:40PM

718 Staying Connected--Context Driven Learning for the Digital Age

Sunday, November 23
8:00AM

1241 Inquiry & Technology: Using Modern Strategies to Inspire Young Learners
566 A Deliberate Choice: Exploring Controversy through Deliberation in Your Classroom
771 Behind the Curse: Race and Baseball in Boston

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