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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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Teaching Human Population with Cartograms Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Geography
Preview of the Supreme Court's Term Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Rescuers, Righteous and Resistance: Making Difficult Choices Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World 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
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
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
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
Questioning the Curriculum: How Historical Inquiry Shapes Knowledge Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Can We Sustain our Ballooning National Debt? Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Truth without Trauma: Exploring Local History Safely Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Teaching with Primary Sources Regional Program Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Supervisory-Administrative U.S. History
Break Down your Classroom Walls with National Parks! 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
It's All Relative! Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary Geography
Keeping Social Studies at the Center and Meeting Literacy Standards Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
Toward Quality Civic Education: PBL in the US Government Course Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Art, Artifacts and Ancient History Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Social Science
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
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
Putting Values Into Action -- Raising Concerned, Informed, Participative Citizens Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Our Children are not for Sale: Preserving Human Rights Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Genocide and the Changing Face of the Enemy Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
The Queens Royal Proclamation: Righting a Wrong 250 Years Later Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Higher Education World History
Conscientious Consumption in a Material World Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Economics
Engagement and the Gamer Generation Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
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
Teaching Louisiana History in Tiger Stadium 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
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
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
Rescue during Nanjing Atrocities: The Nanjing Safety Zone Committee Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
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
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
Lesson Hooks: Make Your Class the Catch of the Day! Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Tangible History: How to Enhance your Curriculum with Museum Specimens Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Harold Rugg and the Radical Reformers, 1932-1940 Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Higher Education U.S. History
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
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
Five Fierce Fabulous Formative Assessments for any History Classroom Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Augmented Reality, Junior History Detectives, and the C3 Inquiry Arc Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary 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
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
Inquiry in World History: The C3 Framework in Action Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School World 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
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
Historical Inquiry for All: Strategies for Reaching All Learners K-5 Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. 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
Celebrating Excellence in Civics, Geography, History, and Economics Friday 11:10 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
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
New Models of Assessment and the Preservice Teacher Friday 11:15 am to 12:00 pm Higher Education U.S. History
Reunion & Reflection: Multiple Perspectives on the Battle of Gettysburg Friday 11:15 am to 12:00 pm Secondary Level-High School 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
Sustainability: The Importance of Intergeneration Equity Friday 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Celebrating Excellence in Meeting the Needs of Young English Learners Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Geography
Human Rights through Charlie-France , Criminal Justice and Children's Rights Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
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
Critically Examining Primary Sources in the Elementary Grades Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
Starting Essential Social Studies Concepts Young: Creating Unique Curriculum Maps Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Slavery Project: A Historical Depiction Using Minecraft and 3D Printing Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
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
To Citizenship and Beyond: Historical Case Studies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Be the Curator of Your Own Knowledge! Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Rethinking the Region Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Human Rights & History: Teaching with Comics, Simulations, and Documents Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Honoring Veterans as a District and a Community Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
C3, Literacy Strategies & Learning Practices for Middle School World History Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. 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
Reading the World: Using Children's Literature to Promote Critical Citizenship Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
W.H.I.P It: Weaving History into Pop Culture Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Preventing Political Propagandizing: Helping Students Analyze Political Campaign Strategies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Global Citizenship: Curricular Inspiration from a Hawaii-Sweden Collaboration Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Reading, Writing and Resources: Disciplinary Literacy in Elementary Social Studies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary 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
If Musical Instruments Could Talk: Exploring Social Responsibility through Artifacts Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Global Citizenship though Project Based Learning Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Sparking Wonder! The Good Thinker's Toolkit & the C3 Framework Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
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
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
Timber Economies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Putting the Story Into U.S. History Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
As a Global Citizen I . . . Friday 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
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
New Perspectives on the Faces of the Holocaust Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Engaging Young Learners in Primary Source Analysis Friday 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
A Statewide Model of Collaboration: Social Studies and Disciplinary Literacy Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Supervisory-Administrative Global Connections
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
The 4th C-Constitutional Law: Bringing C3 to Life Teaching Law Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Sociology Standards Domain 4: Stratification and Inequality Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Long Live Rock and Roll! Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
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
Psychology: Gateway to Social Responsibility Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Let's Get Smarter: Building the Knowledge Base with Book Clubs Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Higher Education Civics
Building Global Social Responsibility through Gaming: Timbuktu's Ancient Manuscripts Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Social Science
Diversity beyond Cultural Celebrations: Creating Critical Readers with Picture Books Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Using Design Thinking in the Elementary Classroom Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
Learning about and Writing for Journals in the Social Studies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Higher Education Civics
NCSS Notable Trade Books 2015: Ideas for Classrooms Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Becoming a Detective: Reading and Writing about History about Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History

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