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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
Patriot or Traitor? Ryszard Kuklinski and the Cold War Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Human Rights and the UDHR in the Interdisciplinary Classroom Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
From Past to Present: Engage, Inform, and Inspire Young Learners Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Developing Creative Historical Thinking Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
The Secret History of History Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
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
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
Humor In the Classroom:A Tool For Student Engagement Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
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
From Being Honors to Earning Honors: Equity Pedagogy in Action Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Configuring 21st Century Classrooms: Leveraging Student Spaces to Enhance Learning Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Haves and Have Nots: Children Learning about the Economic Divide Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Economics
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
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
What Would Adolf Do? The Fuhrerprinzip and the Holocaust Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School World 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
Teaching Patriotism's Complexity with Guthrie's This Land Is Your Land Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary 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
Social Studies in the Elementary Years: Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary 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
Becoming Global Citizens: Student Dialogue with Global Peers on HR Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Cultivating Social and Civic Responsibility through C3 Based HS Curriculum Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
Making Experiences Concrete: Learning about Biomes while Making Dioramas Friday 4:25 pm to 5:15 pm PreK-Elementary Social Science
Transformational Agency in Communities Facing Environmental Racism Friday 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
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
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
Developing Classroom Civil Discourse: Students Discussing Controversial Events and Issues Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Think and Wonder: Empowering Youth through Inquiry and Analysis Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
Government's Role in Our Lives: Civil Liberties vs. National Security 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
Global Awareness in the Classroom: A Path to Global Citizenship Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
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
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
A New Approach to Social Media and Social Studies: Reddit 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
Empowering the Pre-Professional through Professional Pairings Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Higher Education Global Connections
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
Girl Power: Standing on the Shoulders of Social Change Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm PreK-Elementary U.S. History
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
Advocating for Social Studies Education: Strategies from the Instruction Community Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
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
Targeting Challenging Areas in Teaching History through Formative Assessment Practices Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School World History
From Omar Khayyaam to Charlie Hebdo: Free Speech under Attack Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Mapping Stories with Story Maps Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Puzzling Out Missing Pieces: Investigative Approaches to Biographies of the Enslaved Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm PreK-Elementary 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
Tooning into History: Political Cartoons in the Classroom Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Seeking Truth: Deconstructing Nazi Propaganda Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Problem-Based Psychology: Examining Contemporary Social Issues and Taking Action Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Trials and Tribulations of Starting a Gender Equality Club Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School Civics
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
Marketing Liberty: Four Freedoms, Primary Sources and Visual Literacy Friday 5:30 pm to 6:20 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Ancient West African Kingdoms: Promoting a Clearer Picture of Africa Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Hammurabi Had his Day and Now We Have Ours Saturday 8:00 am to 8:45 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Following the Crumb Trail: Geography/Economics & Children's Stories Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary Geography
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
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
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
Welcome to the World: Using International Books with Young Learners Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary Global Connections
History through the Senses: Music, Media and Dance as Inquiry Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. 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
Introduction to the Southern Freedom Movement Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Kids Can Comprehend the Constitution Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary Civics
Interpreting Primary Sources with a Geographic Lens Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
True Detective Classrooms: Investigating the Lost Franklin Expedition Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Now Hear This: Using Podcasts to Engage Students in Psychology Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Developing Historical Thinkers with American Art Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Creating Teaching Collections with Museum Resources Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
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
Measles, Mono, MRSA Oh My! A Competency Based Interdisciplinary Unit Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
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
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
An Argument for Freedom- For a Girl and her Country Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. 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
Resistance as Social Responsibility Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Indigenous Rights: Teaching Global Citizenship and Sustainability Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Citizenship Counts: Immigration, Naturalization, and Civic Life Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
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
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
Courageous Endeavor of Five Hispanic Families to Cross the Border Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Higher Education 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
Immigrant Histories: Digital Research and Multimedia Storytelling Enliven the Past Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Congressional Hearings and Skits for the Gilded Age Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Tracking Down the Truth: Choosing Stories, Shaping Views Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am PreK-Elementary Civics
How Americans Marched, Fought, Even Died--to Vote Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Historical Re-Enactments in the Elementary Classroom Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Inspire Students with the Four I's of Inquiry Framework Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
I Read It on the Internet; It Must Be True! Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Acadian/Cajun Identity and the Evolution of a Global Minority Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Rick Steves’s Iran Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Turn your Social Studies Students into Social Justice Activists, Literately! Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Live Tweeting Films: #nomorenoteguides Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Blurred Lines of Literacy/Social Studies: Advancing Students' Global Action Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
It's Time for Transformation through Own Your History Leadership Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Celebrating Human Rights through the Heart of Athletes and Sports Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Conquest and Re-Conquest: American French Survival in Louisiana and Beyond Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Economic Decision Making for a Sustainable Future: A Primer Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Economics

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