NCSS Annual Conference Sessions


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, printed program, including rooms and times, will be available at 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 20, can be found here.

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2014 NCSS Annual Conference Session Schedule

  • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Sharing insights gained about the education and society of Morocco and other countries of the MENA region and curriculum projects developed as a result of a four-week intensive study program.

      Donna Leake, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT; Khadija Al Arkoubi, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT; Caterina Zdrowaki, Woodbridge Public Schools, Woodbridge, CT; Sarah Stolfi, Meriden Public Schools, Meriden, CT; Dana Gilland, Westport Public Schools, Westport, CT; Kasey Carta, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT; Janella Chong, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT

  • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Learn the ins and outs of implementing one-to-one technology in your classroom. Teacher and student perspectives and strategies will be shared during this poster session. Collaboration encouraged!

      Suzanne Acord, Mid-Pacific Institute, Honolulu, HI

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Developing creativity and critical thinking skills through cross-curricular group projects, students utilize principles of consumerism, advertising, and motivation to create and market products for biological systems with a supernatural twist.

      Kerri-Anne Alexanderson, Pine Crest School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, @kasqrd; Megan O'Brien, Pine Crest School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, @sharkchaser25

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Learn how to conduct and implement oral history interviews as they relate to the themes of motivation, developmental and social psychology.

      Ruth Burson, Notre Dame High School San Jose, CA, San Jose, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    304

      Learn how California Democracy Schools are institutionalizing civic learning to provide ALL students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to become informed, actively engaged citizens in the 21st century.

      Ryan Stough, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA; Michelle Herczog , Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    205

      Examine research on beginning teachers and the ways teacher educators can best reach future instructors. Participants are encouraged to discuss successes and challenges in preparing teacher candidates for the classroom.

      Alicia Crowe, Kent State University, Kent, OH; George Lipscomb, Furman University, Greenville, SC

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Stimulus-based questions are increasingly common on all standardized tests. How can you integrate those skills into your lessons and assessments? Learn how and create samples in this informative session.

      Elizabeth Bruening, Iowa City West High School, Iowa City, IA, @esbruening; Stacey Strief, Iowa City West High School, Iowa CIty, IA, @mrsstrief

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    111

      Learn about Arctic issues from a Teaching with Primary Sources grant-winning model; explore digitized primary sources and methods for historical inquiry. Hands-on training. Sample lesson/resources shared. Apply for a grant!

      Tina Storer, Western Washington University, Canadian Studies Education/Curriculum Specialist, Bellingham, WA; Marianne Kenney, Denver Public Schools, Denver, CO; Michelle Pearson, History Colorado, Broomfield, CO

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    206

      Learn how to implement a “Book Tasting” event with social studies text sets that incorporate the 10 NCSS themes and that will excite and engage students to read children’s literature.

      Angel Bestwick, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA, @angelbestwick; Karen Wanamaker, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA, @kwanamak

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    308

      PASS is a NCSS professional development program based on principles of authentic intellectual work. This session introduces PASS and highlights its connections to C3 and the Common Core

      Joseph Braun, Carmel, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Independence East

      Participants will engage in simulated modeling of inquiry-based Civil Rights Movement lessons emphasizing ground-upward activism of everyday citizens as opposed to the top-down narrative commonly taught in many elementary schools.

      Holly Hilboldt Swain, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Sharon Ross, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Janie Hubbard, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Backbay B

      Influential teachers develop content knowledge and build character. Session will outline the five steps to a successful service-learning project, ties to common core, many examples and resources will be shared.

      Jessica Stone, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    103

      What does combining the Inquiry Arc with technology look like? This hands-on session will highlight three sweet tools - Google Earth, Padlet, and Canva. Be sure to bring your laptop!

      Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KS, @glennw98

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    108

      Looking for excellent resources? Strapped for time? The Civics Renewal Network, an alliance of 26 organizations, makes it easy to find no-cost civics education materials at one website.

      John Hale, Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA, @CivicEducation; Julie Silverbrook, The Constitutional Sources Project, Washington, D.C., DC, @ConSource; Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., DC, @LibraryCongress; Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA, @ConstitutionCtr; Ellen Iwamoto, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Philadelphia, PA, @APPCPenn

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      An AP Government and AP Macroeconomics teacher illustrate instructional strategies to facilitate student analysis of the controversial issues regarding the federal debt by participating in a federal budget simulation.

      Michelle Stone, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Sandra Wright, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    105

      Learn how to write social studies units that incorporate the four dimensions of the C3Framework. Participants will walk away with model unit plans(s) to help them create their own units.

      Tracy Middleton, Del Dios Middle School, Escondido, CA, @TracyMiddleto16

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Teachers will utilize Costa's Third Level of Thinking and Questioning by analyzing the influence of popular culture and propaganda in mobilizing for the war effort during World War II.

      Kyle Wylie, South High School/Kern High School District, Bakersfield, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    311

      Have you considered using portraiture to teach the C3 Framework? The National Portrait Gallery and Center for Inspired Teaching will introduce ways to integrate the Inquiry Arc into your teaching.

      Briana White, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Cosby Hunt, Center for Inspired Teaching, Washington, DC

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    203

      TOP's Lesson on the Cold War Era: focus questions, chronology, mental mapping, content and literacy standards, and engaging instructional strategies and skills. Plus - Complimentary materials! Study tours to Germany!

      Constance Manter, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC; Jacqueline Littlefield, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC; Wood Powell, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    306

      Using primary sources, explore Turkey’s evolution from Ottoman Empire to geopolitical and economic regional powerhouse. Turkey’s growing importance to U.S. interests in the region is also explored. Choices curriculum provided.

      Mimi Stephens, The Choices Program - Brown University, Providence, RI

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    104

      Participants will develop skills in critical media literacy as they learn to “read” feature film as a text and critique filmmakers’ views about teachers, students, and democratic education.

      Scott Wylie, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Amy Mungur, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Writing tests is hard work…so let us do it. We'll share our database of 5,000 sorted and sequenced US History questions and explain why they are so effective.

      Joshua Gordon, Knewton, New York, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      The Library of Congress impacts two educational institutions by awarding Teaching with Primary Sources grants. See how the use of primary sources can change classroom instruction and foster student learning.

      Rachel Hernandez-Eckert, Education Service Center Region 13, Austin, TX, @rachelh002; Tina Melcher, Round Rock Independent School District, Round Rock, TX

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      We explored global citizenship in social studies curricula of Thailand, Philippine, Brunei, and Korea. Curriculum analysis and survey method were used to see how students learn and understand global citizenship.

      Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Myung-Jung Kim, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Jo Il Cha, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Chong Uk Ahn, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul,

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Independence West

      Explore the possibilities for teaching with books from the NCSS Notable Trade Books list. Committee members share their favorite books from the 2014 list, classroom activities, and raffle of books.

      Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Shannon Duncan, The American School of El Salvador, San Salvador, ; Melinda Odom Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, MS; Cynthia Tyson, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; JoAnn Wood, Cobb County School District, Marietta, GA; Kevin Brown, Granby Junior/Senior High School, Granby, MA; Andrew Currie, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, MN; Quinn Rollins, Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Through an exploration of ""On the Waterfront"" directed by Elia Kazan, the session explores how to integrate film analysis into teaching about the Hollywood Blacklist and naming names before HUAC.

      Timothy Reinhardt, Hudson High School, Hudson, MA, @tireinhardt

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      In this presentation, we will offer an introduction to differentiated instruction as well as a hands on learning opportunity utilizing literature circles in the social studies.

      Adam Jordan, Madison County Middle School, Comer, GA, @aj_wade; Todd Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Liberty C

      Was George Washington a hero or traitor for his role in the American Revolution? Participate in an inquiry-based, mock-trial to witness the intersection of historical thinking and civic engagement.

      Rebecca Bush, Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Holland, MI

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    107

      Staff and teachers from the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia present online and digital resources to help you incorporate East Asia into the secondary-level curriculum.

      Anne Prescott, Five College Center for East Asian Studies, Northampton, MA; Mary Bernson, University of Washington East Asia Resource Center, Seattle, WA; Lynn Parisi, University of Colorado Boulder Program for Teaching East Asia, Boulder, CO

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    312

      Through student led interviewing techniques, taking of photographs, and the web we will aid you in creating Global Citizens. Participants will gain access to Webpage with photos, contacts and CD.

      Melissa Collum, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Schools, West Salem, WI, @jenmorganwi

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      The purpose of this session is to demonstrate how the voting process can be introduced to young learners in a developmentally appropriate way.

      Joseph Labant, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    102

      Achieve success for all students in American history through vocabulary. Explore interactive, easily implemented,research based strategies that enable all students to learn history while meeting Common Core literacy standards.

      Vivian Bernstein, Oceanside, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Mindfulness is a psychological term that relates to many behaviors, from learning and stress to eating. This session explores psychological findings and applications, separating the scientifically supported from the hype.

      Peter Masciopinto, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL; Hilary Rosenthal, Bolingbrook, IL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    204

      Technology is a gateway to civic learning and engagement. Learn how Lakes Community High School leverages available applications to teach government in an innovative way.

      Jaclyn Orlov, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL, @orlovjr

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    110

      We will present how we rewrote our world cultures curriculum using the UbD framework, C3 framework, common core and integration of technology to fit our diverse student needs. Bring Computers

      Caitlin Thompson, G. James Gholson Middle School, Landover, MD; Stacy Price , G James Gholson Middle School, Landover, MD; Ellen Slobodnik, G James Gholson Middle School, Landover, MD

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Learn the importance of EQs in all social studies disciplines and levels, share the best examples from your class, and develop creative methods of assessing student understanding of EQs.

      Chuck Taft, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, @chucktaft

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Alabama Public Television's IQ Learning Network's free online, live, electronic field trips connect classroom learning to history and current events and educate students for citizenship in a democracy.

      Cindy Kirk, Alabama Public Television, Birmingham, AL, @APT_IQLN; Chris McCauley, David Mathews Center for Civic Engagement, Montevallo, AL, @DMCforCivicLife

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Intelligence can be taught with an inquiry method. This poster presentation will show how to implement an Intelligence Debate, from the design, research, and actual debate. Handouts will be provided.

      Patricia Baima, Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    208

      Workshop includes unit plan and materials to help students analyze affirmative action through the context of significant historical events that have affected the power and privilege of various US subgroups.

      Katie Li, Internationals Network for Public Schools, San Francisco, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    201

      Participants will uncover the history of the Tulsa Race Riot through participatory activities and the examination of documents; they will develop a framework for understanding history of black dispossession.

      Linda Christensen, Oregon Writing Project, Portland, OR

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Develop exciting lessons, using free, inexpensive, or low cost Web 2.0 tools and apps; to inspire students, especially students with special needs, pupils reading below grade level, and English learners.

      Ayisha Benham, Hercules High, Hercules, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Have the new CCSS stumped you on how to combine English and Social Studies standards? Here you will find projects, such as research projects that promote all 21st Century skills.

      Savannah Thomas, USD 210, Hugoton, KS

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Backbay A

      This session provides educators with classroom techniques for integrating essential primary sources and literacy in order to strengthen elementary students reading, writing, and analytical skills while building history content knowledge.

      Tim Bailey, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, NY, @gilder_lehrman

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Enhance your Social Studies instruction in the classroom with low prep, high impact strategies that promote student engagement and inquiry, and align to the Common Core.

      Timothy Johnson, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD; Andrew Villwock, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD; Amanda Miller, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD; Betsy Crooks, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Edmodo is a social learning platform for teachers, students, and parents. Included in this session are online management tools and surefire teaching strategies for an engaging and effective civics classroom.

      Joshua Carey, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      In consideration of Common Core, the C3 Framework, and Geography for Life, this display provides elementary teachers with literary resources to promote geographic inquiry through English Language Arts instruction.

      Patrick Womac, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Rory Tannebaum, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Sheliah Durham, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Students define and apply the five elements of a political system, gaining political self-awareness and actively participating in the system through community involvement.

      Eric Anderson, Lindhurst High School, Olivehurst, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    101

      Learn to plant seeds of inquiry in US History! As entry points into the past, short texts reveal enough content to capture student interest, jumpstart inquiry, and cultivate learning pathways.

      Tina Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Dixie Massey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      American History teacher will share two engaging student activities. Create your own ""Freedom Trail"" for your school. Also, come and see how you can ""refight"" the American Revolution, too!

      Brian Markwald, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, @brianmarkwald

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    207

      Teach Deeply will present and workshop their method for teaching about complex global issues; 40-minute lesson plans that educate middle/high school students about the Syrian conflict as well as Afghanistan.

      Kristin Nolan, News Deeply/ Teach Deeply, New York, NY, @TeachDeeply

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    301

      How did nineteenth-century abolitionists encourage others to embrace their goals? What can we learn from their creative tactics? Use antislavery artifacts and documents to engage your students’ critical thinking skills!

      Kathleen Barker, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA, @KathleenJBarker; Jayne Gordon, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA; Elizabeth Lambert, Miscoe Hill School, Mendon, MA; Laura Tessmer, Clover Ridge Elementary School, Chaska, MN

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    109

      Fourth session in four-part symposium. Focuses on TRAILS–the Teaching Resources and Innovation Library for Sociology. Participants receive free trial access to TRAILS resources, including hundreds of lesson plans.

      Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    313

      New engaging activity-based lessons from CEE which emphasize an ""economic way of thinking"" are showcased. Raise your teaching and skills in preparing for AP exams and C 3 framework alignments.

      Bruce Damasio, Towson University ( Maryland Council for Economic Education ), Towson, MD; Doug Young, Council for Economic Education, New York City, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    305

      In this presentation, participants will learn how to develop an effective instructional arc and choose appropriate source materials to teach inquiry and argumentation skills in middle school social studies classrooms.

      Ilisa Guarneri, Middle School for Marketing and Legal Studies, New York, NY; Bill Tally, EDC/CCT, New York, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Want your students to communicate and collaborate with global peers? This session showcases global civic education projects that engage American students with peers in the Middle East and North Africa.

      Jennifer Russell, iEARN-USA, New York, NY, @iearnusa

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    302

      Explore how authentic inquiry can be used to build citizenship, research, and literacy skills. Student research for a Henrietta Lacks mock trial and a local history project will be presented.

      Lauren Francese, Staples High School, Westport, CT, @mindfulreaders; Rebecca Marsick, Staples High School, Westport, CT, @mindfulreaders

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      This session will demonstrate how world history teachers were able to convert their classroom into a game in order to teach imperialism and other world history standards.

      Adam Chamberlin, Franklin Heights High School, Columbus, OH; Svetoslav Matejic, Franklin Heights High School - South Western City Schools, Columbus, OH

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    209

      Join the presenter to learn about History Assessments of Thinking available on the Stanford History Education Group’s Beyond the Bubble Website, and discuss strategies for how to use them as part of a larger approach to formative assessment.

      Joel Breakstone, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 2014 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation in Social Studies Award

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Learn strategies for developing writing prompts to enhance middle school students' geospatial thinking. Samples of writing prompts, grading rubric and students' work will be shared. Resources will be distributed.

      Eui-kyung Shin, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; Kelli Hamilton, Clinton Rosette Middle School, DeKalb, IL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    310

      We will explain types of service-learning and describe two unique service-learning experiences. Learn about a high school service-learning trip and research focused on service-learning with university students and K-12 youth.

      Jean O'Keefe, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA; Caroline Conner, Carver Early College, Atlanta, GA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Make history come alive for your students as they complete inquiry based historical projects and assume the persona of the historical figure they are researching and presenting to their classmates.

      Amy Rogers, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    200

      How does Common Core look in the social studies classroom? This session focuses on DEPTH: Digital integration; Evidence-based reading/writing; Purposeful assessments; Texts with complexity; Higher and clearer learning targets.

      Jessica Sheley, Discovery Education, Silver Spring, MD

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    303

      Learn how to create your own college council for the social studies and explore methods that will provide preservice teachers with professional opportunities allowing them to engage and contribute to the field of social studies even before they graduate!

      Abbie Vincent, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Alyssa Willhite, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jason Walters, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Alex Arteaga, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Tina Ellsworth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm    Exhibit Hall Classroom B

      The Joe Foss Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides veteran speakers to classrooms. Their trained veteran speakers talk about the importance of being an informed citizen and also discuss the importance of our Founding Documents. The institute provides schools with classroom-sized American flags and poster-sized Founding Documents, all at no charge.

      Dylan Dalzotto, Joe Foss Institute, Scottsdale, AZ

  • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Islam: no longer a distant learning. Islam's history, relationship with Judaism/Christianity, Prophet's marriages, sharia, jihad, state vs. religion, women issues, Saladin/Crusades are all at the educator's fingertips in this documentary.

      Faysal Burhan, Instituter of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Palmdale, CA; Sanah Burhan, Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Palmdale, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    305

      Using the Common Core Standards, participants will explore specific strategies to enhance the reading skills of students with learning disabilities.

      Timothy Lintner, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    207

      These psychology activities will help students exhibit civic responsibility and understand the psychology of responsibility in society.

      Amy Fineburg, A+ College Ready, Birmingham, AL, @afineburg

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      This session will provide participants an opportunity to observe how historical content is skillfully integrated into ACT style readings with the goal of successfully promoting social studies literacy.

      David Elbaum, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Anthony Reibel , Adlai E. Stevenson, Lincolnshire, IL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      This study analyzed participants' written reflections about citizenship. Using weekly quotations participants reflected upon their conception of responsible citizenship. Participants' reflections demonstrated they had developed complex views of citizenship.

      David Caulfield, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Dean Vesperman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Backbay A

      This presentation describes research-informed strategies to foster early childhood and primary grade students' multiple literacies through the developmentally appropriate use of primary sources from the Library of Congress.

      Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Barbara Kirby, Teaching with Primary Sources at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Sue Wise, Teaching with Primary Sources at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Lenora Richardson, Cabell County Schools, Huntington, WV

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      There is more in your textbook than you may know...With limited resources, you can effectively teach and ultimately master Common Core's Literacy and Writing standards for social studies.

      William Ryan, Newtown Middle School, Newtown, CT

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    312

      Presents disciplinary literacy instruction responsive to the C3 Framework and Common Core Standards. Shows how learners can apply close reading to gather evidence and the Toulmin Model to compose arguments.

      David Moore, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      With this creative, multidimensional lesson plan, using primary source documents to meet Common Core, your students will hold historical banquets dealing with various aspects of an era/geographic region.

      Kathy Szwed, Minooka Community High School, Minooka, IL; Judy Craig, Minooka Community High School, Minooka, IL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    205

      The national survey on ""The Status of SS"" revealed serious concerns regarding civic education of urban youth, ELLs, and elementary students. Learn how teachers and administrators should address these concerns.

      Jeff Passe, College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Frans Doppen, Ohio University, Athens, OH; Jessica Shiller, Towson University, Towson, MD; Theresa McCormack, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Through tactile engagement of contemporary scholarship, unit plans, course materials and student work, participants will analyze the role of Ethnic Studies in providing a rigorous and relevant social studies education.

      Christina Villarreal, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Leona Kwon, Castlemont High School, Oakland, CA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      A hands-on opportunity to learn effective teaching strategies and to share classroom experience with new instructional approaches to teaching historical thinking. Participants are encouraged to bring sample assignments.

      Laura Baker, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    204

      The Newseum’s Making a Change module uses rare historical newspapers, videos, photographs and more to show how the First Amendment shaped the civil rights movement. Aligns with the C3 framework.

      Maggie Crawford, Newseum, Washington, DC, @NewseumEd; Shane Gower, Maranacook Community High School, Readfield, ME

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    306

      This session promotes effective strategies for utilizing international films to teach WWII. Strategies for using film for inquiry and recognizing global perspectives within the context of WWII will be discussed.

      Alan Marcus, University of Connecitcut, Storrs, CT; Jeremy Stoddard, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Using the Freedom Schools curriculum of 1964, this interactive presentation is designed to help educators teach about issues related to civil rights and citizenship at the national and global level.

      Jason Harshman, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, @tchlrnchnge; Jonathan Duffy, Gahanna Lincoln High School, Gahanna, OH; Caleb Martin, Ft. Hayes High School, Columbus, OH

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    111

      Avoid the march of Presidents! These ready-to-go, evidence-driven and literacy-rich materials for teaching history (Nixon to Obama) frame inquiry around the rise of conservatism, polarization, and trust in government.

      Amy Bloom, Oakland Schools, MI; Alec Synder, Royal Oak High School, Royal Oak, MI; Alycia Chase, West Bloomfield High School, West Bloomfield, MI; Kenneth Cameron, Bloomfield Hills High School, Bloomfield Hills, MI

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Explore how a blended learning environment and a multi-visit museum experience can support the shift to the Common Core standards and the C3 Framework.

      Nicholas Lawrence, East Bronx Academy for the Future, Bronx, NY, @teachlawrence; Gerrie Hall, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York, NY, @IntrepidMuseum

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Highlighting the ground-breaking historical work, ""Foreign-Born American Patriots: Sixteen Volunteer Leaders in the Revolutionary War,"" this poster session will assist in unveiling content knowledge new to American Revolutionary War studies.

      Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    109

      Why did some care while others remained indifferent? Participants will explore this central focus by analyzing and evaluating primary sources to synthesize the dilemma that confronted so many.

      Barbara Bernard, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Old Westbury, Oneonta, Old Westbury, NY; Vincent Marmorale, New York State Council for the Social Studies, New York, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    201

      Primary sources are more than photos and documents. Learn how HISTORY digital media uses news reel footage and letters to deliver compelling storytelling and multiple points of view.

      Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL; Kim Gilmore, AETN, New York, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Provide participants with creative strategies that simulate real-world application of civic responsibility and engage students to get involved in the democratic process for a lifetime.

      Regina Holland, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA; Heather MacKenzie, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA, @hezmac18

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Independence West

      Have a conversation with Notables Booklist authors. Each author will talk about their work, how it relates to social studies, answer questions, and raffle off their signed books!

      Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Shannon Duncan , The American School of El Salvador, San Salvador, ; Melinda Odom Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, MS; Cynthia Tyson, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; JoAnn Wood Wood , Cobb County School District, Marietta, GA; Kevin Brown, Granby Junior/Senior High School, Granby, MA; Andrew Currie, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, MN

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    206

      Photos + Apps = a mash-up of fun! By using photography with productivity apps, your students will create wonderful projects in many unique ways! Let’s get Phappy with your imagination!

      Cheryl Phililps, Philip Michael Pennington Traditional School, Manassas, VA, @philly42

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Students of history are expected to think, read, write, speak, and listen like a historian. The precedent must therefore come from the teacher—an active historian.

      Hadyn Call, Utah State University, Logan, UT

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    308

      Asian Pacific islands have increasingly become the source of territorial tensions and conflicting claims. Students use web based historical maps and documents as evidence tosubstantiate country positions on claims.

      Michael Robinson, Houston High School, Germantown, TN; Kelly Swanson, St. Paul Johnson Senior High School, St. Paul, MN; Doug Andersen, Oak Canyon Junior High School, Lindon, UT; Jongnam Choi, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL; Okkyong Yoon, Cheongju National University of Education, Cheongju, Chungbuk Province, ; Joseph Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    110

      This presentation will share resources and strategies for incorporating literature into social studies classrooms. Specifically, ways in which literature replaced textbooks across human geography and global curricula will be shared.

      Michael-Ann Cerniglia, Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh, PA, @cerniglia

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    313

      Move beyond maps and learn how to foster both spatial sense and global awareness through a series of activities focusing on natural disasters, inquiry skills, scaffolded research and literacy instruction.

      Carol Bacak-Egbo, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    107

      Examine a blended, interdisciplinary secondary social studies methods course focusing on teaching with primary source documents to promote critical thinking, reading and writing skills, and connections to Common Core standards.

      Brian B. Kahn, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    101

      Explore the ways in which historic cemeteries and the stories within them can be utilized to teach 21st century skills and bring social studies content to life for your students.

      Lauren Schoellhorn, Eureka High School, Eureka, MO; Jennifer Roach, Affton High School, Affton, MO

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    311

      This presentation will demonstrate the power of the Library of Congress website and will discuss the use and creation of Document Based Questions and book backdrops.

      Daniel Cowgill, University of Central Florida, FL

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    304

      Design your civics course to incorporate performance assessments that challenge students at any academic level, including Advanced Placement, to become informed and engaged citizens ready to participate in our democracy.

      Leah Vivirito, Hudson High School, Hudson, MA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Independence East

      LGT friendly picture books & activities related to NCSS and Literacy Common Core Standards can help young children (Prek-2) develop understandings and skills needed for an antibiased - antibullying commitment.

      Elizabeth Rowell, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI; Thomas Goodkind, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Explore the linguistic diversity of the U.S. through investigations, like New England /r/-dropping, that encourage reflection on language as a social force, directly linked to history, culture, and identities.

      David Pippin, St. Thomas School, Medina, WA; Kristin Denham, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, @schoolling

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Liberty C

      This session demonstrates how to develop text sets to integrate social studies disciplinary literacy skills and Common Core Standards through exploration of an elementary quilt narrative text set and activities.

      Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    310

      Explore the ways in which libraries, archives, and museums (LAM) provide opportunities to practice sustained attention while building visual literacy and historical analysis skills in today’s society overwhelmed with multitasking.

      Jamie Kaplowitz, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; Rebecca Hayes, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; Ryan Wheeler, Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; Lindsay Randall, Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; Paige Roberts, Archives and Special Collections, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; Emma Frey, Sidney R. Knafel Map Collection, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    302

      Is it ever necessary to violate the Constitution to save the Constitution? In two free lessons, teachers will evaluate the constitutionality of U.S. government actions during times of crisis.

      Gennie Westbrook, Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, @BRInstitute

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      The first step to cultural competence is knowing yourself. Actual projects, student voices and ensuing understanding of others will be shared regarding a cultural self-exploration project.

      Paula DeHart, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI; Lisa Bardon, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI; Jami Kay, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI; Megan Delebroux, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI; Courtney Milkent, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI; Erin Jensen, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      History can be abstract for students, especially those who struggle with language. Explore concrete language-based activities that allow students to access historical content and abstract concepts.

      Bruce Miller, Landmark School, Manchester, MA; Wendy Ellis, M.S., CCC/SLP, Landmark School, Manchester, MA

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      This presentation suggests ways we can encourage students to think and act as ""people's historians"" using Howard Zinn's work in the context of project based learning.

      Stacia Snow, Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY; Josh Hatala, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      What is media literacy and what does it look like in the Common Core history classroom? Participants will leave armed with classroom-tested activities that address media literacy standards.

      Natalie Wojinski, West Contra Costa USD, Richmond, CA, @mswojo

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      Attendees will learn a fun and energetic strategy to promote literacy through academic vocabulary instruction, practice, and cognitive connections.

      Tj Gee, Westlane Middle School, Indianapolis, IN; Bill Pitcock, Westlane MS, Indianapolis, IN, @boilerbill96

    • Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm    Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl

      C?©sar Ch?°vez's grandson, Anthony, will share his grandfather's story about the development of the United Farm Worker's union and the fight for farm worker's rights in the United States.

      Anthony Chavez, Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, Keene, CA; Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA

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