2014 Conference Session Schedule


Following is a preliminary list of sessions, workshops and poster presentations that have been accepted for the 2014 NCSS Annual Conference. This list is subject to change. A finalized program, including rooms and times will be available prior to the conference. Sessions and poster presentations are held on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22. Workshops will be held Sunday, November 23. The list of pre-conference clinics, offered on Thursday, November 21, can be found here.

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  • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 7:00am - 8:00pm    Landmark Ballroom Pre-function Area

      Registration and sign-in for NSSSA conference sessions. NCSS Conference Registration is Required.

  • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm
    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm    America's Center 127

      Discussant: Kyle Greenwalt, Michigan State University

      • Paper 1: The Historical Origins of Social Studies Teacher as Athletic Coach
              Michelle Stacy, St. Louis University
      • Paper 2: Planning for the Future-Today: Troubling Teacher Belief Statements and the Use of Rationale-Based Teacher Education
              Erin Adams, University of Georgia
      • Paper 3: What's in a Name? High School Social Studies Teachers' Perspectives on Informal and Formal Professional Learning

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm    America's Center 127

      Discussant: Pat Avery, University of Minnesota

      • Paper 1: Construction of Civic Identity in Online High School Social Studies Asynchronous Discussion Forums: A Discourse Analysis
              Holly McBride, University of South Florida
      • Paper 2: Critically Moving the Conversation Forward: TRSE and 40 Years of Citizenship and Citizenship Education
              Aaron Johnson, Virginia Tech
      • Paper 3: Deepening the C3 Conceptions of Citizenship and Democracy

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm    America's Center 127

      Discussant: Wayne Journell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

      • Paper 1: African American Studies to Teach Civic Education
              Crystal Simmons, North Carolina State University
      • Paper 2: "The only way they knew how to solve their conflicts was to fight": A Textual Analysis of Native Americans Before, During, and After the Civil Rights' Movement

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm    America's Center 127

      Discussant: Caroline Sullivan, Georgia State University

      • Paper 1: Social Studies and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: The Relationship Between Preservice Coursework and Practice
              Tracy Pelkowski, University of Pittsburgh
      • Paper 2: Social Justice Teaching: Talking the Talk, Walking the Walk
              Thomas Owenby, University of Wisconsin
      • Paper 3: Understanding LGBTQ Issues and Social Studies Education

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm    America's Center 127

      Discussant: Avner Segall, Michigan State University

      • Paper 1: Question, Reflect, Collaborate, Change: The Role of the Student Teaching Seminar in Creating Teachers Who Can Lead, Learn, and Reflect
              Seth Brown, North Carolina State University
      • Paper 2: Re-presenting Rupture in the Moment: Analysis of an Intersection of Urban Teacher Preparation at a Partnership School

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm    America's Center 127

      Discussant: Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University

      • Paper 1: Teaching a Game and its Implication for Global Connection
              Heejeong Kang, Ohio State University
      • Paper 2: Developing Intercultural Competence Among Preservice Humanities Teachers through International Student Teaching
              Heather Cunningham, University of Pittsburgh
      • Paper 3: Access to Other Cultures: The Power of International Teaching Assistants

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:45pm    America's Center 127

      Discussant: Paul Fitchett, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

      • Paper 1: End-of-Course Exams (EOC) and ACT-Quality Core (QC): An Evaluation of Their Impact on U.S. History Instruction in a Southern High School
              Rebecca Mueller, University of Kentucky
      • Paper 2: Moving Toward More Dynamic Instruction: A Comparison of How Social Studies is Taught Among Disciplines and Advanced Placement Courses

  • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 3:00pm - 10:00pm    Renaissance Hotel Hawthorne

      NSSSA Board Members Only

  • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm
    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm    America's Center 120

      National context powerfully shapes voter education (nations create schools to serve national purposes). This symposium presents four papers on school-based voter education in three nations: Singapore and Japan, one paper each; and the United States, two papers. A critique is provided by a respected scholar of comparative civic education.

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm    America's Center 121

      Chair: Emma Thacker, University of Kentucky
      Discussant: Jada Kohlmeier, Auburn University

      • Paper 1: One Hen: Students' Experiences with Social Business
              Annie Whitlock, Michigan State University
      • Paper 2: We are only looking for the right answers: The Promises and Challenges of Controversial Issue Instruction in South Korea

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm    America's Center 122

      Chair: Lauren Colley, University of Kentucky
      Discussant: Alan Marcus, University of Connecticut

      • Paper 1: Historical Inquiry and the Development of Counternarratives
              Brooke Blevins, Baylor University; Cinthia Salinas, University of Texas at Austin
      • Paper 2: Resistance to the Grand Narrative: Genealogy as Unofficial History in the Classroom

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm    America's Center 122

      The current situation in rural and urban settings brings forth several questions regarding the importance of contextualized teaching and learning, teacher preparation, and its relationship to the social studies. Drawing upon conceptual delineations of place-based, rural and urban education we pose a series of questions to engage fellow Social Studies teacher educators in dialogue about our practice.

      Presenters: Whitney Blankenship, Rhode Island College; Michelle Reidel, Georgia Southern University; Caroline Sullivan, Georgia State University
    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm    America's Center 125

      Chair: Jennifer Cutsforth, University of Scranton
      Discussant: Brandon Butler, Old Dominion University

      • Paper 1: Representations, Decompositions, and Approximations of Practice in the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers: Features of Compassionate, Critical, Justice Oriented Teacher Education
              Hilary Conklin, DePaul University; Hilary Hughes, Virginia Commonwealth University
      • Paper 2: Moving Beyond the Syllabus: An Inquiry into Processes and Outcomes of a Graduate Social Studies Curriculum Course

    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm    America's Center 126

      Chair: Jason Harshman, The Ohio State University
      Discussant: Greg Hamot, University of Iowa

      • Paper 1: Digital Bridges for Global Awareness: Preservice Social Studies Teachers' Experiences Using Technology to Learn From and Teach Students in Thailand
              Brad Maguth, University of Akron
      • Paper 2: The Transformative Power of Travel? Four Social Studies Teachers Reflect on Their International Professional Development

  • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Wed, 11/20/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm    America's Center 130

      Juan Valdés, National Geographic Society

  • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am    America's Center 120

      This panel includes editors from various social studies journals including Theory and Research in Social Education, Social Studies, Social Studies Research and Practice, Journal of International Social Studies, and Ohio Social Studies Review. The purpose of the session is to familiarize attendees with the scope, vision, and purpose of the represented journals and to answer attendees' related questions.

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am    America's Center 121

    • Join a panel discussion on teaching and research related to economic education in preservice teacher education. Hear an update on Economics in the CCSSO Framework for College, Career and Civic Life. Panelists will share data about novel courses in economic education, partnerships with schools, and pedagogical innovations.
    • Discussant: Mary Beth Henning, Northern Illinois University
      • Paper 1: What Preservice Social Studies Teachers Need to Know about Economics and Personal Finance: Lessons from an Inner-City Charter School

  • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am    America's Center 122

    Chair: Greg Soden, University of Missouri
    Discussant: Ukpokodu Omiunota, University of Missouri-Kansas City

    • Paper 1: Pushback and Possibility: A White Elementary Teacher Grapples With Race
            Billy Smith, University of Texas at Austin; Ryan M. Crowley, University of Texas at Austin
    • Paper 2: Social Studies in Black Classrooms

  • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am    America's Center 124

    Chair: Todd Dinkelman, University of Georgia
    Discussant: Elizabeth Washington, University of Florida

    • Paper 1: Scaffolded Lesson Study: Promoting Professional Teaching Knowledge for Problem-Based Historical Inquiry

  • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am    America's Center 125

    Chair: Brooke Blevins, Baylor University
    Discussant: C. Gregg Jorgensen, Western Illinois University

    • Paper 1: Voting is POWER!: Preservice Teachers' Views of Democracy as an Artifact
            Dean Vesperman, Indiana University
    • Paper 2: Rethinking Citizenship Education through the Stories of Three Rooted Teachers

  • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am    America's Center 126

    Chair: Caroline Sheffield, University of Louisville
    Discussant: Whitney Blankenship, Rhode Island College

    • Paper 1: Are Interactive Whiteboards "Smart" for Social Studies? A Mixed Methods Case Study of Two Fifth Grade Teachers
            Caroline Sheffield, University of Louisville
    • Paper 2: Online Controversy: Preparing Youth for 21st Century Political Discourse

  • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:15am    America's Center 127

    This session will provide participants with information about action research and self-study, including relevant research methods and an overview of recent research within our field. This session will also provide a space for research planning and informal discussion among social studies teacher educators. The overarching aim of the session is to explore current initiatives to integrate action research and self study into social studies teacher education and ways to leverage this work to help answer persistent issues in our field.

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am    Renaissance Hotel Landmark Ballroom 1,2,3

        NSSSA Members Only

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:20am - 10:40am
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:20am - 10:40am    Renaissance Hotel Landmark Ballroom 1,2,3

        Humanity faces many daunting challenges in the 21st century. But none is greater--or more urgent--than the challenge of preparing young people to negotiate religious and ethnic differences with civility and respect. That's why more than 800 schools in 20 countries, including 100 in the U.S., are using Face to Faith, an educational initiative offered free to all schools by the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. Through video conferencing and secure online community, students engage one another directly in civil, but robust dialogue about issues of faith and belief that matter to them.

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 120

        This symposium explores the second-order concept of "historical significance." We examine how preservice teachers and teacher educators make sense of significance and consider its utility within our respective contexts.

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 121

        This symposium presents analysis of survey data concerning social and political attitudes of adolescents in Europe from the IEA International Civic and Citizenship Study. Presenters are early career scholars skilled in conducting and presenting quantitative analysis. The discussant will draw implications especially about immigrant students' engagement and consider ways to further utilize these data to improve civic education.

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 122

        Chair: Alex Cuenca, Saint Louis University
        Discussant: Carl Anderson, Penn State University

        • Paper 1: Learning about Structural Racism in Social Studies Teacher Education
                Ryan Crowley, University of Texas at Austin
        • Paper 2: Portrayals of the President: Race, Cultural Memory, and Barack Obama as Official Knowledge

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 123

        Chair: Annette Simmons, College of St. Scholastica
        Discussant: Christine Baron, Boston University

        • Paper 1: Civics teachers' Perceptions of the Differences Between Teaching Democratic Principles to Immigrant and Refugee Students
                Jeremy Hilburn, University of North Carolina Wilmington
        • Paper 2: How Teachers Conceptualize Democracy and Practice in the Classroom

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 124

        Chair: Hillary Conklin, DePaul University
        Discussant: Caroline Sullivan, Georgia State University

        • Paper 1: Middle School Student Teachers Appropriating Deliberation: Challenges and Triumphs
                Carolyn Weber, Murray State University
        • Paper 2: Parent-Teacher Conference Simulations in a Middle Grades Social Studies Methods Course

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 125

        Chair: George Lipscomb, Furman University
        Discussant: Gayle Thieman, Portland State University

        • Paper 1: The Growth of Online Participatory Politics: Implications for Civic Ed
                Joseph Kahne, Mills College; Ellen Middaugh, Mills College
        • Paper 2: The Elicitation of Students' Historical Imagination through Desktop Documentary Making
                James Schul, Winona State University
        • Paper 3: Technology Use in Social Studies Classroom in Indiana

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 126

        In this session, participants will view an 18-minute documentary about land rights in post-Apartheid South Africa, learn about the attendant grassroots curriculum, and discuss varied curricula in social studies classrooms.

        Presenters: Jillian Ford, Kennesaw State University
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am    America's Center 127

        What does critical theory bring to social studies research and teaching? This dialogic session invites participants to examine this and other questions related to the relevance of critical theory in social education in the 21st century.

        Presenters: Sandra Schmidt, Teachers College, Avner Segall, Michigan State University; Mark Helmsing, Michigan State University
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:45am - 11:55am
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:45am - 11:55am    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 5

        As we look forward to implementing a new national framework for inquiry in social studies, the question becomes, How do we assess this? Michigan's social studies teachers and consultants grappled with that very question last year and would like to share what they learned and developed in this interactive session.

        Facilitator: Mary Janzen, Instructional Coach, Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, CA

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:45am - 11:55am    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 6

        The Choices Program's Common Core-aligned curriculum is an excellent fit for secondary classrooms. Find out why Choices materials are found in over 1/3 of the schools in the country, and how you can utilize Choices' free professional development to build staff capacity. Complimentary curricula, including iBooks, will be provided.

        Facilitator: Susan Graseck, Director, Choices Program, Brown University, Providence, RI,

        Presenters: Mimi Stephens, Director of Professional Development, Choices Program ,Brown University, Providence, RI, Mimi_Stephens@brown.edu

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:45am - 11:55am    Renaissance Hotel Pershing/Lindell

        Consider how to meet diverse student needs based on teaching style and learner needs. Experience how to differentiate content, classroom process and products according to students' multiple intelligences, readiness and interest in a standards driven classroom. This strategy effectively integrates primary source materials and higher-ordered thinking to engage students in a meaningful way.

        Presenters: Steve Beasley, Co-Founder, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX; Sherry Owens, Partner, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:45am - 11:55am    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 7

        Which skills from the Core Reading Standards can most easily be emphasized, and how can students learn, practice and become proficient using them within a social studies context?.What assessment practices work best for determining student achievement of these skills? This session will identify several core skills and provide strategies for acquiring and assessing them. Resources provided.

        Facilitator: Dorsee Johnson-Tucker, retired teacher and IB coordinator, Lakewood, CO

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 10:45am - 11:55am    Renaissance Hotel Westmoreland/Kingsbury

        We often see sources and or technology as alternatives to the tyranny of the history textbook but does this always work? This session looks at practical ways to blend these resources into powerful learning packages in which traditional resources and new technologies complement each other to enhance motivation and learning.

        Facilitator: Stephanie van Hover

        Presenters: Ben Walsh, Deputy President, Historical Association (UK), United Kingdom; Stephanie van Hover, Associate Professor, Social Studies Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 120

        The visual and digital turns in history teaching and learning have created new opportunities for teachers to foster disciplined historical inquiry. This session will examine how history teachers are employing digital and visual resources to better motivate students while at the same time creating authentic, complex historical thinking experiences.

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 121

        Discourse analysis (Gee, 2011) is employed to uncover the broader discourses surrounding citizenship, gender, and social class in the 2010 NCSS National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. Each paper is uniquely focused; combined, they illuminate how discourse in the NCSS standards may impact social studies education in schools.

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 122

        Chair: Ken Vogler, University of South Carolina
        Discussant: Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University

        • Paper 1: Six Who Actually Teach Elementary Social Studies: Fighting Marginalization through School Culture
                Derek Anderson, Northern Michigan University
        • Paper 2: Is it Cute or Does it Count? Learning to Teach for Meaningful Social Studies in Elementary Grades

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 123

        Chair: Mark Kissling, Penn State University
        Discussant: Wayne Journell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

        • Paper 1: Refugee Identity as a Site of Citizenship
                Binaya Subedi, Ohio State University
        • Paper 2: Immigrant Students and Civics Instruction: Using an Asset-Based Approach for Teaching and Learning in High School Civics Classrooms in a New Gateway State

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 124

        Chair: Lauren McArthur Harris, Arizona State University
        Discussant: Linda Levstik, University of Kentucky

        • Paper 1: The Youth Historians in Harlem Project: A Community-Based Initiative in Rethinking History Education in Urban Schools
                Barry Goldenberg, Teachers College; Alexandra Hawkins, Teachers College
        • Paper 2: Facilitating Historical Thinking and Disciplinary Literacy with Urban Youth in Out-of-School Digital Book Clubs

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 125

        Chair: Bethany Vosburg-Bluem, Ohio State University
        Discussant: Brad Maguth, The University of Akron

        • Paper 1: Merging Landscapes: Building an African-generated Curriculum of Place
                Sandra Schmidt, Teachers College
        • Paper 2: Teaching Controversial Issues in Geography: Climate Change Education in Singapore Schools

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 126

        Chair: John Sturtz, Keene State College
        Discussant: Kevin Meuwissen, University of Rochester

        • Paper 1: Examining Power Structures through the Co-Construction of Curriculum in Social Studies Teacher Education
                Scott Wylie, Teachers College
        • Paper 2: Learning How: A Participatory Action Research Study of Collaborative Course Development for Preservice Social Studies Teachers

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm    America's Center 127

        This session will present and invite feedback on a rubric designed to help teachers and teacher educators assess and develop globally competent pedagogy.

        Presenters: Hillary Parkhouse, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Jessie Montana Cain, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Ariel Tichnor-Wagner, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:55am - 1:40pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:55am - 1:40pm    Landmark Ballroom 1,2,3

        NSSSA Members Only

        Speaker: Dr. Herman Viola

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 12:30pm - 1:45pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 12:30pm - 1:45pm    America's Center 120

        Teacher preparation programs are charged with preparing social studies teacher candidates to balance the goals of a culturally responsive social studies education, standardized curriculums, and teacher assessment. This presentation provides a forum to discuss research-based strategies for providing a culturally responsive approach to social studies teacher education and supporting the work of teacher candidates as they complete the edTPA licensure requirement.

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 12:30pm - 1:45pm    America's Center 127

        This session features an in-depth examination of potential for the College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3) to reform and revitalize social studies education. Three panelists representing a wide range of expertise in social studies will offer initial comments followed by a question and answer session with members of the C3 writing team.

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:50pm - 2:55pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:50pm - 2:55pm    Renaissance Hotel Westmoreland/Kingsbury

        History Assessments of Thinking (HATs) use primary sources from the Library of Congress to measure historical thinking. Each HAT is linked to the Common Core and has an easy-to-use rubric for evaluating student responses. Participants will receive assessments and practical advice about integrating HATs into classroom instruction.

        Facilitator: Joel Breakstone

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:50pm - 2:55pm    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 6

        The session will explore effective strategies for teaching with complex texts. Whether preparing to align lesson plans to the Common Core State Standards or simply looking for new strategies, this session will provide the latest research and practice to make using complex texts simple for your teachers and students.

        Facilitator: Emily Engle, Teacher Created Materials, Huntington Beach, CA

        Presenters: Eric LeMoine, Academic Officer, Teacher Created Materials, Huntington Beach, CA

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:50pm - 2:55pm    Renaissance Hotel Landmark Ballroom 7

        Using the unique materials available free online from the Newseum's Digital Classroom explore the connections between the First Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement. Students explore five freedoms guaranteed in the First Amendment and the origins, milestones, lasting legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, and effects of the movement today.

        Presenter: Maggie Crawford, Education Manager, Newseum, Washington, DC

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:50pm - 2:55pm    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 5

        During this session, ConSource Executive Director, Julie Silverbrook, will demonstrate that secondary school students are capable of thinking historically and will show educators how to use ConSource.org's free online library of primary source materials. ConSource team members will also provide advice on how best to integrate primary source materials in to existing lesson plans.

        Facilitator: Julie Silverbrook

        Presenters: Julie Silverbrook, Executive Director, ConSource, The Constitutional Sources Project (ConSource), Washington, DC

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 1:50pm - 2:55pm    Renaissance Hotel Pershing/Lindell

        The media has buzzed with elementary and middle school teachers reluctant to give up treasured novels for informational text. This presentation demonstrates how historical novels written for the middle grades (3-8) can be re-purposed to satisfy the CCSS's call to teach students how to read, write, and think as historians.

        Facilitator: Chanda L. Robinson, Secondary School Social Studies Consultant, Richland School District One Columbia, SC

        Presenters: Sara Schwebel, Associate Professor of English, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 120

        Following the recommendations made by the Road Map for 21st Century Geography Education Project, three research projects focused on assessment, instructional materials, and research in geography education were conducted. The findings as well as the significance of the research projects are discussed in this symposium.

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 121

        Chair: Crystal Swenson, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
        Discussant: Glen Lauzon, Indiana University Northwest

        • Paper 1: Building Civic Bridges: Service Learning with Digital Natives
                Brooke Blevins, Baylor University; Karon LeCompte, Baylor University; Sunny Wells, Baylor University
        • Paper 2: Teaching the Social Issues of Sustainability: What Happens When Students are "Conditionally Willing" to Take Action?

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 122

        Presenters: Chauncey Monte-Sano, University of Michigan; Susan De La Paz, University of Maryland; Mark Felton, San Jose State University; Avishag Reisman, Teachers College;Jeffrey Nokes, Brigham Young University
        Discussant: Darin Stockdill, Oakland Schools

        • Paper 1: Developing Diverse Middle School Students' Writing through A U.S. History Curriculum Intervention
               
        • Paper 2: Evaluating 8th Grade Social Studies Teachers' Implementation of a Common Core-Aligned Literacy Intervention

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 123

        Chair: Robert Green, Clemson University
        Discussant: Jason Endacott, University of Arkansas

        • Paper 1: Commemorating the Holocaust on Facebook: A Look at Yad Vashem's "I Remember" Wall
                Irene Ann Resenly, University of Wisconsin-Madison
        • Paper 2: The (Im)Possibilities of Representation: An Exploration of a Teacher Educator's Thoughts about Representing the Difficult Knowledge" of September 11, 2001"

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 124

        In this book talk on A History of Elementary Social Studies: Romance and Reality, the author describes the process of writing the book and the book's central contributions. Four panelists with expertise in history of social studies and elementary social studies education will offer their perspectives on the book.

        Presenters: Anne-Lise Halvorsen, Michigan State University; Ronald W. Evans, San Diego State University; Thomas D. Fallace, William Paterson University of New Jersey; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University; Christine Woyshner, Temple University
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 125

        Research on clinical experience is limited in social studies education. This panel examines what social studies educators hope to accomplish in field placements in response to recent educational reform.

        Presenters: Kimberly Logan, University of Georgia; Todd Dinkelman, University of Georgia
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 126

        Presenters: Kristi Stricker, Concordia University; Brian Lanahan, College of Charleston; Melissa Marks, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg; Dave Vawter, Winthrop University; Bethany Hill-Anderson, McKendree University; Jim Daly, Seton Hall University; Timothy Lintner, University of South Carolina Aiken; Michelle Cude, James Madison University

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 3:15pm    America's Center 127

        Chair: Cory Wright-Maley, St. Mary's University College
        Discussant: Nancy Gallavan, University of Central Arkansas

        • Paper 1: Resistance and Retreat: Preparing to Teach Reading in Secondary Social Studies Classrooms
                Michelle Reidel, Georgia Southern University
        • Paper 2: Literacy through Social Studies? A Study of State Social Studies Coordinators' Views of the Common Core

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:05pm - 4:10pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:05pm - 4:10pm    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 6

        Experts from The DBQ Project and the Social Studies Supervisor of St. Lucie County, Florida will outline the alignment between Common Core requirements and The DBQ Project process. Discussion will focus on the implementation of The DBQ Project process in a district of 42,000 students and show successes in student thinking and literacy skills on a broad scale.

        Facilitator: Jack Migliori

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:05pm - 4:10pm    Renaissance Hotel Pershing/Lindell

        Explore a method of using folktales from around the world to teach democracy by emphasizing binary opposites, holistic perspectives, and focusing on the characters and events of the story.

        Facilitator: R nard Harris

        Presenters: R nard Harris, Associate Professor, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:05pm - 4:10pm    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 7

        Discussion has long been identified as an important component of social studies instruction. With the advent of the Common Core and its emphasis on speaking and listening incorporating discussion is even more important. This interactive session provides participants with three strategies for helping teachers develop content specific, discussion based lessons.

        Facilitator: Debbie Daniell, K-12 Social Studies Director, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:05pm - 4:10pm    Renaissance Hotel Landmark Ballroom 7

        Teaching LGBT civil rights can be seen as controversial - but is necessary to fully understand how rights have evolved. Participants will examine the equal rights of LGBT citizens through historical documents; and engage in the critical thinking and effective communication techniques that are used in answering document based questions.

        Presenters: Anton Schulzki, Social Studies Teacher/AP Coordinator, William J. Palmer High School, Colorado Springs, CO

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:05pm - 4:10pm    Renaissance Hotel Westmoreland/Kingsbury

        This session will focus on 20 instructional strategies the support student-learning and retention outlined in Dr. Marcia Tate's new book, Social Studies Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites. This fun, interactive session will model a variety of instructional strategies to implement the CCSS Literacy Standards as well as address the ELA standards for grades K-5.

        Presenters: Debbie Daniell, K-12 Social Studies Director, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 120

        These papers show social studies is a touchy subject" in that it does not shy away from emotionally charged content and, further, in that social studies touches students lives through the subjectivity of its participants with pedagogies and curricula that interrogate how students feel and respond across diverse affective registers."

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 121

        Chair: LaGarrett King, Clemson University
        Discussant: Jim Garrett, University of Georgia

        • Paper 1: The Dilemma of Cultural Citizenship: How African American Social Studies Teachers View Their Quandary
                Amanda Vickery, University of Texas at Austin
        • Paper 2: Decolonizing Curriculum: Gateway to the Core of Teaching and Learning for Multicultural Democratic Citizenship

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 122

        Chair: Rory Tannebaum, Clemson University
        Discussant: Scott DeWitt, University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash

        • Paper 1: Social Media as a Catalyst for Convergence Culture: An Exploration with Preservice Social Studies Methods Students
                Daniel Krutka, Texas Woman's University
        • Paper 2: From Overheads to Prezi and Diigo: A 10-year Study of Factors and Mechanisms that Influence Preservice Teachers' Uses of Digital Technologies

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 123

        Chair: Ron Helms, Wright State University
        Discussant: Chara Bohan, Georgia State University

        • Paper 1: A Genealogy of Democratic Education
                Marcus Johnson, University of Georgia
        • Paper 2: Re-evaluating the Scientific Curriculum Movement in Social Studies Education, 1914-1923
                Thomas Fallace, William Paterson University of New Jersey
        • Paper 3: A Patriotic Curriculum: Six Decades of "Wheat fields waving" in U.S. Schools

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 124

        Chair: Dan Jares, Elmhurst College
        Discussant: Alexandra Hawkins, Teachers College

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 125

        Chair: Lisa Buchanan, University of North Carolina Wilmington
        Discussant: Laura Willox, University of West Georgia

        • Paper 1: Present at the Creation: Social Studies Supervisors Develop Their Own Assessment
                Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University
        • Paper 2: By Teachers for Teachers: Engaging Colorado Educators as the Creators of 21st Century Social Studies Curricula

      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 126

        Collegiality at its finest! Bring your syllabi and/or assignments and join peers for dialogue designed to uncover places to interject issues centered social studies into your existing teacher education curriculum.

        Presenters: Kim Koeppen, Hamline University; Scott Wylie, Teachers College; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown;Jay Shuttleworth, Columbia University
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm    America's Center 127

        This round-table session discusses key issues regarding: what makes good" quantitative research, the relationship between quantitative and qualitative research, deconstructing the stigma of quantitative research, and quantitative research and policy-making."

        Presenters: Ryan Knowles, University of Missouri; Brett Levy, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Keith Barton, Indiana University Bloomington; Judith Torney-Purta, University of Maryland; Carole Hahn, Emory University
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm    America's Center 122

        The current situation in rural and urban settings brings forth several questions regarding the importance of contextualized teaching and learning, teacher preparation, and its relationship to the social studies. Drawing upon conceptual delineations of place-based, rural and urban education we pose a series of questions to engage fellow Social Studies teacher educators in dialogue about our practice. Presenters: Whitney Blankenship, Rhode Island College; Michelle Reidel, Georgia Southern University; Caroline Sullivan, Georgia State University

        Session 0.5:
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 4:10pm - 5:15pm
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm    Landmark Ballroom 1,2,3

        Veteran war correspondent Mike Boettcher presents and discusses his documentary The Hornet's Nest. Armed only with their cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-Winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.__ Mike and Carlos embedded with U.S.

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm    Renaissance Hotel Statler Ballroom
    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm    Renaissance Hotel Landmark 4

        Hosted by Pearson. NSSSA Members Only

    • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
      • Thu, 11/21/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm    Renaissance Hotel Shaw Boardroom

        Board Members Only

    • Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
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