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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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Becoming Activists: Preservice Teachers' Service Learning Projects Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Higher Education Global Connections
Using Apps on Tablet for Social Studies Classrooms Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Geography
Interrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Promising Practices Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Academic Vocabulary to Support Rigor in the Classroom Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Becoming Global Citizens: Student Dialogue with Global Peers on HR Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Preserving History with Oral History Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
Heating up Social Studies Methods Courses through Service Learning Collaborations Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Higher Education U.S. History
Students in the Middle... of History! Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Analyzing the U.S. Constitution Using the SOURCES Model Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
What Would Adolf Do? The Fuhrerprinzip and the Holocaust Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Video Games in the Social Studies: Teaching and Assessment Strategies Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Seeing is Believing: Coaching Teachers up to Tech-Rich Instruction Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Is Disability History a History Worth Mentioning? Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Bridging the Divide: Lessons from a School District-University Partnership Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Civic Education 2.0: Critical Media Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Google Maps + Cemetery Studies = History Awakens Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Civil Rights: More than a Bus and a Dream Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Developing Creative Historical Thinking Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
The Uneven History of Academic Freedom in Higher Education Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Higher Education Civics
Veterans Heritage Project: Celebrating Students & Veterans Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
From Past to Present: Engage, Inform, and Inspire Young Learners Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Making Experiences Concrete: Learning about Biomes while Making Dioramas Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
A Multimedia Approach to Understanding Economic Growth Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
The Secret History of History Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Cultivating Social and Civic Responsibility through C3 Based HS Curriculum Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Haves and Have Nots: Children Learning about the Economic Divide Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Economics
Best of Both Worlds: Combining American and Korean Learning Styles Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Humor In the Classroom:A Tool For Student Engagement Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Preparing Elementary Students for Performance Based Assessments & Disciplinary Literacy Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Thinking Critically and Creatively: Art and Social Studies Integration Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Human Rights and the UDHR in the Interdisciplinary Classroom Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Interactive Atlas: Making Annotated Maps that Showcase Inquiry Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
America Reacts to Human Rights Crises: The Armenian Genocide Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Uniting SS Knowledge and Skills with CCSS: The Civil War Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Developing Social Responsibility: A Service Learning Project for Psychology Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Stories from the Bamboo Groves: Vietnam in Children's Literature Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Creating Democratic Spaces: Embedding Citizenship Skills everyday in Elementary Classrooms Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
It's About Time: TimeBooks Visualize Regional Perspectives of US History Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Genius Hour: Creating a Love for Learning Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
No Stress Strategies for Integrating Religion into the Elementary Classroom Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary World History
Luke Skywalker was a Terrorist: Reclaiming the Hero in History Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Teacher's Guide: The C3 Framework and the Civil Rights Movement Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Social Studies in the Elementary Years: Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
The Holocaust Institute for Teacher Educators as a Framework for Effective Professional Development in Teacher Education Friday 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Higher Education World History
Transformational Agency in Communities Facing Environmental Racism Friday 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Government's Role in Our Lives: Civil Liberties vs. National Security Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Empowering the Pre-Professional through Professional Pairings Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Higher Education Global Connections
A New Approach to Social Media and Social Studies: Reddit Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Alexander Hamilton - Visionary or Villain? Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Trials and Tribulations of Starting a Gender Equality Club Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Tooning into History: Political Cartoons in the Classroom Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Marketing Liberty: Four Freedoms, Primary Sources and Visual Literacy Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Girl Power: Standing on the Shoulders of Social Change Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Mapping Stories with Story Maps Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Texting During an Observation? Yes, Please! Backchanneling to Support Metacognition Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Higher Education World History
Hiroshima Past and Present: Teaching History through Memorialization Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Global
Advocating for Social Studies Education: Strategies from the Instruction Community Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Will We Run out of Water? It's the Wrong Question! Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Economics
Exploring Story in History: Integrating History and English Language Arts Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Problem-Based Psychology: Examining Contemporary Social Issues and Taking Action Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Heightening Visual Literacy: Using Art as Text in US History Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Voting Rights in America, Then and Now Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Best Practice in Meaningful Elementary Social Studies Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm PreK-Elementary Civics
From Omar Khayyaam to Charlie Hebdo: Free Speech under Attack Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Think and Wonder: Empowering Youth through Inquiry and Analysis Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Developing Classroom Civil Discourse: Students Discussing Controversial Events and Issues Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Dauntless, Amity, or Divergent: Analyzing America's Entrance into Global Conflicts Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Targeting Challenging Areas in Teaching History through Formative Assessment Practices Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Global Awareness in the Classroom: A Path to Global Citizenship Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Puzzling Out Missing Pieces: Investigative Approaches to Biographies of the Enslaved Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Teaching about and against Cultural Stereotypes Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm PreK-Elementary Global
Seeking Truth: Deconstructing Nazi Propaganda Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Teach for Tomorrow: Global Citizenship and the Millennium Development Goals Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Assessments for Historical Thinking: Creating and Implementing at the Middle-Level Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
S.C.A.L.E. Discussions: How to Achieve Student-Centered Discourse Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Love Thy Neighbor?: The Holocaust and Social Responsibility Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Data-Driven Understandings: Integrating Qualitative/Quantitative Sources to Teach Global Issues Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Resistance as Social Responsibility Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Connecting Middle Schoolers to Morocco in an International School-Museum Collaboration Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Social Science
Welcome to the World: Using International Books with Young Learners Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Making the Invisible Visible: Using Video Case Analysis for Collaborative Professional Learning Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Discover What's New for Teachers from the Library of Congress Saturday 8:00 am to 8:45 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Multicultural Moment: Theodore Roosevelt, Holt Collier, and the Teddy Bear Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Let's Put Our Heads Together: Medieval Muslim-Christian-Jewish Exchanges Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Global Citizens Take Action! Changing the World through Think-Care-Act Projects Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Now Hear This: Using Podcasts to Engage Students in Psychology Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Creating Teaching Collections with Museum Resources Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Cold War II -- Who Will Win this One? Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Time to LIVE, ACT, and BE history! Project Based Learning, Here We Come! Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
11,000 Attempts to Amend the Constitution: What Works, What Doesn't Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Introduction to the Southern Freedom Movement Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Indigenous Rights: Teaching Global Citizenship and Sustainability Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Create, Explore, and Engage: Using Hstry in the Classroom Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Citizenship Counts: Immigration, Naturalization, and Civic Life Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
True Detective Classrooms: Investigating the Lost Franklin Expedition Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Measles, Mono, MRSA Oh My! A Competency Based Interdisciplinary Unit Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Ancient West African Kingdoms: Promoting a Clearer Picture of Africa Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Above and Beyond: Increasing Social Studies Relevance through Field Experience Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Higher Education World History
Developing Historical Thinkers with American Art Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Hammurabi Had his Day and Now We Have Ours Saturday 8:00 am to 8:45 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics

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