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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
Be the Curator of Your Own Knowledge! Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. 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
Doing Authentic Geography with Animated Films? Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Geography
Turn the Light On: Using Historical Inquiry in Social Studies Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
High-Quality, Student-Created Documentaries Using iMovie Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Social Media in Social Studies: Engaging Students in their World Friday 2:15 pm to Saturday 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
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
Classroom Time Machine Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Watchers of the Sky: Global Citizens Making a Difference Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Supporting Social Studies Learning among English Language Learners Friday 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm Higher Education Social Science
Using Design Thinking in the Elementary Classroom Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
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
180 Days Hard Labor: Pathways to Understanding Social Responsibility Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Tips for Success for National Board Certification Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
A Technology Town Hall for Social Studies Teachers Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Heroism, Horror Humanity of War: Analyzing Public Commemorations across History Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Culture: Using Lenses to Alter View Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Social Science
World War II and Liberation Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Young Children Write about the Here and Now: Powerful Historical Literacy Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm Higher Education U.S. History
Diversity beyond Cultural Celebrations: Creating Critical Readers with Picture Books Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Orange Trees and Monuments: Civic Engagement in the Elementary Classroom Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
The C3 and NGSS: Integrating Elementary Social Studies and Science Friday 2:15 pm to 3:05 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
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
Uniting Social Studies and Music Education: The Springsteen Initiative Friday 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm Higher Education Social Science
Assessing World History Thinking and Inquiry: Embedded, Teacher-Developed Assessments Friday 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Colonization and Independence in Africa: What is the Legacy Today? Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Teaching Civic Responsibility through Simulation Games Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
First Year Survival for the Social Studies Teacher Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School
Photos, Poetry, Patriotism, plus Parent Participation Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Project Based Learning - Now What? Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Uncovering the Past through Interdisciplinary Learning Strategies Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Secrets Revealed: National History Day Judges on How to Win Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Incredible Korea and Your Classroom Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Geography
We Here Here First: A Look at Indigenous People Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Crossing Borders with Digital Storytelling Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Global Citizen Watchdogs: Using Press Freedoms to Track Injustice Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Global
Forest through the Trees: Engaging Young Learners through Sustainability Education Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm PreK-Elementary Geography
Artist as Activist: Teaching Ai Wei Wei Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
When New Really Works: Success with Source Analysis Using DEMO! Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
When Students Run the World: The Power of Democratic Classrooms Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
The Fifth Amendment: Your Right to Remain Silent Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Today's News, Tomorrow's History Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Uncovering the Omitted Past: Teaching Race-Related Events in U.S. History Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Freedom Now: Exploring Multiple Voices of the Civil Rights Movement Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
If Walls Could Talk Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Exploring Resources for the Young Learner: Election 2016 Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
Unlocking your Inner Sherlock: Inquiry Learning with Primary Sources. Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
How to Bring out the Genius in your Students Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Liberty and Security: Twenty-First Century Challenges Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
A Hero Lies in You: Empowering ESOL Students Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
The Fish Who Discovered Water: Utilizing Natural and Built Environments Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Repair the World: Importance of Jackson, Nuremberg & International Law Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School
History Goes to the Movies: Educating Youth with Film Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Confronting Stereotypes & Assumptions: Teaching about Diversity Directly Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Pondering the Progressives Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
This is not a Test: Project-Based Learning in U.S. Government Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Candy Bombers: Teaching the Berlin Airlift Using Mathematics and Technology Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Maps and Apps for Glocally Responsible Consumerism and Citizenship Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
From Lazy Listeners to an Authentic Audience Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
NCSS Notable Trade Books Committee Author Talk Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Diffusion of Democracy and Communism Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Geography
Dr. Seuss and Disney: Political Cartoons and Propaganda During WWII Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Empowering a Sense of Civic Responsibility in an Emerging World Community Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Lived Experience from Both Sides of the Wall Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Multiculturalism and Movies: Using Korean Films to Teach about Diversity Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Across All Levels: Differentiation through a Congressional Simulation Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Developing Business and Community Leaders: The Young Women LEAD Initiative Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Beyond Ramadan and Hijab: Teaching about Islam in Elementary Classrooms Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
Games to Teach Cognition Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Gender Imbalance in High School American History Textbooks Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Teaching Strategies for Online Global Collaborative Projects Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Using the Inquiry Design Model to Build an Inquiry Toolkit Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Using the Inquiry Design Model to Build An Inquiry Toolkit Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Water: More Precious than Gold in Montana Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Problematizing Indian Removal for Elementary Students: A Human Rights Investigation Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Becoming a National Geographic Certified Educator Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
They Love Us, They Love Us Not: What Students Really Think of Social Studies Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Educator Collaborative: A Model for Creating and Sharing Concept-Based Curriculum Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Supervisory-Administrative Civics
A Troubling Trend, Segregation of Public Schools in America Today Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Higher Education Social Science
Student-Driven C3: Teaching Students to Ask Rich Questions Friday 3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Excellent (and Free!) Resources for Teaching about the Middle East Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Giving Our Students a Better Interactive Base in History Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Creating the Next Ken Burns: 21st Century Skills through Filmmaking Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Thoughtful Student Questions Reap Rich Results Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Social Science
A Night at the Museum: An Alternative Research Project Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Teaching Patriotism's Complexity with Guthrie's This Land Is Your Land Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
Patriot or Traitor? Ryszard Kuklinski and the Cold War Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Big Ideas in Professional Development: A Sit and Stay Model! Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Dealing with the Problem of Sex Trafficking Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Latinos and the Vietnam War: Patriotism and Protest Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Freedom and Unfreedom: The Complexity of Civic Courage Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Informed Action in Action! BRAVE Girls Leadership Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
From Being Honors to Earning Honors: Equity Pedagogy in Action Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Using Psychology to Teach Psychology Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Immigration Nation: Cultural Change over Time in one Great State Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Social Studies and edTPA Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Higher Education U.S. History
New Orleans Past and Present: Economic History and Contemporary Growth Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Economics
Getting to Why: Game Theory and the C3 Framework Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics

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