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NCSS Annual Conference Session Schedule

Schedule of Sessions Friday, November 13-Sunday, November 15

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 13 and Saturday, November 14. Workshops will be held Sunday, November 15. The list of pre-conference clinics, offered on Thursday, November 12, can be found here.

Conference Schedule

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Title Level Subject
Historical Inquiry for All: Strategies for Reaching All Learners K-5 Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Books Matter: Using Children's Literature to Teach About Bias, Bullying & Social Justice Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
Create Labs for Learning and Quit Doing the Same Thing! Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Teaching Louisiana History in Tiger Stadium Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Teaching with Primary Sources Regional Program Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Supervisory-Administrative U.S. History
Toward Quality Civic Education: PBL in the US Government Course Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Teaching about the Boston Public Schools' Segregation, Desegregation, and Busing Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Inquiry in World History: The C3 Framework in Action Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Our Children are not for Sale: Preserving Human Rights Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
The Queens Royal Proclamation: Righting a Wrong 250 Years Later Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Higher Education World History
Students In Action: Implementing Action Civics through Service Learning Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Like a Polaroid Picture: Shaking up your Classroom with Visuals Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
The National Atlas of Korea: Broad Resources for Social Studies Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
No More Silence! Encouraging Social Responsibility through Difficult Dialogue Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Rescuers, Righteous and Resistance: Making Difficult Choices Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Rescue during Nanjing Atrocities: The Nanjing Safety Zone Committee Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Break Down your Classroom Walls with National Parks! Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Commemorating Controversy: Vietnam War's 50th Anniversary in the Classroom Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Not Your Father's Primary Source: Graphic Novels and Global Competencies Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Teaching Human Population with Cartograms Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Geography
Celebrating Human Rights through Meaningful Discussion in an Accelerated Classroom Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
La Lucha Contra El Racismo: Afro-Latin Civil Rights Movements Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Geography
Teaching Historical Writing/Reading Skills in the Collaborative US History Classroom Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Seeds of Inquiry: Engaging Students with World History Content Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
You've Got Issues...You Just Didn't Know it! Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Truth without Trauma: Exploring Local History Safely Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Keeping Social Studies at the Center and Meeting Literacy Standards Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
Human Rights and the Social Studies: Perfect Together Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
It's All Relative! Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary Geography
Putting Values Into Action -- Raising Concerned, Informed, Participative Citizens Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Smart Art: Pictures Do Tell a Thousand Words Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Movin' on Up: Still Possible? Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Raising your Voice in Class: Spoken Word for Social Change Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Engagement and the Gamer Generation Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Preview of the Supreme Court's Term Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Questioning the Curriculum: How Historical Inquiry Shapes Knowledge Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Five Fierce Fabulous Formative Assessments for any History Classroom Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Wheatley's School within a School: A Democratic Program at 40 Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Differentiating Instruction in the Social Studies Classroom Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Sustainable 5! Unique Pathways for Including Sustainability Topics in SS! Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Using the Inquiry Design Model to Frame C3 Instruction: Middle School Edition Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Genocide and the Changing Face of the Enemy Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
A Coherent Curriculum for the Teaching of Comparative World History Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
From Abstraction to Action: How Frameworks Can Inform Authentic Inquiry Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
From Abstraction to Action: How Frameworks Can Inform Authentic Inquiry Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Witches Cast Spells over the Formation of Early Government Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Sociology Standards Domain 3: Social Relationships: Self, Groups, and Socialization Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Art, Artifacts and Ancient History Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Social Science
Celebrating Excellence in Civics, Geography, History, and Economics Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Can We Sustain our Ballooning National Debt? Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Interdisciplinary Social Studies: Using the Visual Arts to Teach Democratic Ideals Friday 11:10 am to 12:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Configuring 21st Century Classrooms: Leveraging Student Spaces to Enhance Learning Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Tangible History: How to Enhance your Curriculum with Museum Specimens Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Augmented Reality, Junior History Detectives, and the C3 Inquiry Arc Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Teaching Social Responsibility with Civic Literacy Projects Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Adaptation: Exploring Climate Change Using Digital Tools and Project-Based Learning Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
New Models of Assessment and the Preservice Teacher Friday 11:15 am to 12:00 pm Higher Education U.S. History
Close Reading of Informational Text in the Social Studies Classroom Friday 2:05 pm to 2:55 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Interactive Computer Lessons and Assessments to Prepare for the Future Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
NCSS Notable Trade Books 2015: Ideas for Classrooms Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Global Citizenship though Project Based Learning Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Global Citizenship: Curricular Inspiration from a Hawaii-Sweden Collaboration Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Starting Essential Social Studies Concepts Young: Creating Unique Curriculum Maps Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Reading the World: Using Children's Literature to Promote Critical Citizenship Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
I Don't Think We're in Kansas Anymore: Economics in Oz Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Slavery Project: A Historical Depiction Using Minecraft and 3D Printing Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
To Citizenship and Beyond: Historical Case Studies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Celebrating Excellence in Meeting the Needs of Young English Learners Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Geography
Why Don't They Say What They Mean? Middle School DBQs Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Long Live Rock and Roll! Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Sparking Wonder! The Good Thinker's Toolkit & the C3 Framework Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Learning about and Writing for Journals in the Social Studies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Higher Education Civics
Timber Economies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Building Unique Primary Source Sets to Make Standards Come Alive Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Reading, Writing and Resources: Disciplinary Literacy in Elementary Social Studies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Kids Act: Inspiring Social Action with Interdisciplinary Project-Based Learning Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Investing Potential Human Rights Violations: Violence against African American Males Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
As a Global Citizen I . . . Friday 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
Virgins, Wives, & Mothers: Teaching Religious Agency with Content Analysis Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Sustainability: The Importance of Intergeneration Equity Friday 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Critically Examining Primary Sources in the Elementary Grades Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
Sociology Standards Domain 4: Stratification and Inequality Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
A Statewide Model of Collaboration: Social Studies and Disciplinary Literacy Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Supervisory-Administrative Global Connections
Challenges and Triumphs of Teaching Human Rights in U.S. Schools Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Human Rights through Charlie-France , Criminal Justice and Children's Rights Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Lions, Tigers, and Polar Bears--Our Shared Mission: Animal Rescue Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Capturing the World: Photographs as Primary Sources Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Rethinking the Region Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Recent Research on the Vietnam War Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
New Perspectives on the Faces of the Holocaust Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Putting the Story Into U.S. History Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Engaging Young Learners in Primary Source Analysis Friday 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
The 4th C-Constitutional Law: Bringing C3 to Life Teaching Law Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Preventing Political Propagandizing: Helping Students Analyze Political Campaign Strategies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
If These Walls Could Talk: Maximize your Classroom's Instructional Potential! Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Exploring our National Parks Using Interactive Maps for Student Engagement Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Let's Get Smarter: Building the Knowledge Base with Book Clubs Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Higher Education Civics
Psychology: Gateway to Social Responsibility Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Psychology
W.H.I.P It: Weaving History into Pop Culture Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Creating Story Maps- Silk Road and World Religions Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography

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