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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
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
Immigrant Histories: Digital Research and Multimedia Storytelling Enliven the Past Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Courageous Endeavor of Five Hispanic Families to Cross the Border Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am Higher Education Global Connections
Following the Crumb Trail: Geography/Economics & Children's Stories Saturday 8:00 am to 8:50 am PreK-Elementary Geography
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
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
Forever Indebted: How Righteous Gentiles Saved Jewish Lives Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Time Saving Planning Tools for Teachers Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Heroes and Villains: Civic Virtue through Inquiry and Primary Sources Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
From the Old to the New Jim Crow Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Economic Decision Making for a Sustainable Future: A Primer Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Economics
Engaging Young Learners through Minecraft and Historic Places Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Natural Disasters: Helping Students Understand Rescue, Relief, and Reconstruction Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Where Science Meets Ancient History: Humanity and the Environment Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Time Saving Planning Tools for Teachers Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
The Living Classroom: Making Global Connections through Student Travel Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Using Various Sources to Teach the Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Rick Steves’s Iran Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Generating Document Based Questions for Elementary and Middle School Students Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Cultivating Student Engagement through Real Life Application Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Psychology
Acadian/Cajun Identity and the Evolution of a Global Minority Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Social Science
I Read It on the Internet; It Must Be True! Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World 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
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
How Americans Marched, Fought, Even Died--to Vote Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
What if Everything You Knew about Hinduism was Wrong? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
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
Understanding Impact of Citizenship Exit Exams on Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Exploring U.S. History Using Digital Public Library of America Resources Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Exploring U.S. History Using Digital Public Library of America Resources 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
Fostering Global Citizenship with Susan Magoffin's Santa Fe Trail Journal 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
Using GIS to Promote Geo-Historical Inquiry in the History Classroom Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Thinking Historically & Responsive Teaching: Practice-Based Teacher Development Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Higher Education U.S. History
Where Did the Social Studies Go? Preservice Teachers' Efficacy Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Higher Education Social Science
What Does Your Digital Footprint Have to Say? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Immigration: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Connecting Estonia's Singing Revolution to Events in Ferguson & Beyond Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Climate Change and Questions of Justice Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Geography
Listening to History: Creating Oral Histories to Explore Social Issues Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Using the Inquiry Design Model to Frame C3 Instruction: Elementary School Edition Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Tell Me A Story: Character/Values through Historical Storytelling Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Building A Global Village Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Flipped Classroom Tools for Teaching Monetary and Fiscal Policy Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Preparing for College and Beyond: Free Tools from PBS's POV Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Casing History: Student Analysis of Significant Court Cases in History Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Creating Global Citizens through Current Events and Civil Discourse Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Collaboration Cubed: Combining Forces to Contextualize Curriculum Construction Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
What Can Poetry Teach Students about American Democracy? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Reunion & Reflection: Multiple Perspectives on the Battle of Gettysburg Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
The Global Citizen and Human Rights 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
Exploring WWII: ArtiFACTS and Participants Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World History
The Record and the Rhetoric Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Red Carpet Oscars for Human Rights Student-Made Documentaries Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Napoleon Bonaparte: A New Age of Human Rights? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
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
Here!You're Louis XVI!:Simulations and Props to Engage Learners Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Congressional Hearings and Skits for the Gilded Age Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Simulations in the High School Economics Classroom Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Economics
Live Tweeting Films: #nomorenoteguides Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
A Fable, a Famine and a Finale: The Famine of 1315 Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Creating Global Citizens and Connections through Student Based Fundraisers Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School
The Voting Rights Act at 50 and Contemporary Voting Rights Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
All Students Respond - Techniques for Improving Student Engagement Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Preparing 21st Century Citizens with Relevancy and Rigor Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Continuity and Change over Time: Testing in South Carolina Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
History Wars: Two Museums, One Man- MacArthur in Japan Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Using FlipBoard in the Classroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Stay Tuned for PSAs: Encouraging Student-Led Bullying Prevention Programs Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Attack the isms! Anti-Bias Education for Young Learners Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Civics
Promoting Social Responsibility by Recognizing Privilege Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Create, Explore, Engage: Using Primary Sources with Young Learners Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Celebrating Global Diversity: Exploring World Festivals in K-6 Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Preservice Teachers' Global Citizenship Experiences in a Language Immersion Setting Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Higher Education Global Connections
Kid Friendly Ways to Teach the Voting Process to Children Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Civics
Web 2.0 Tools and More to Invigorate your Geo-Literacy Classroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Engaging Reluctant Readers and Writers: Social Studies through Readers Theater Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Play to Learn with Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Where in the World is Comparative Religion in Social Studies? Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Learning through Service: A Model for Preserving Local History Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Harold Rugg and the Radical Reformers, 1932-1940 Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Higher Education U.S. History
A Likely Alliance: Teaching Holocaust History with your Librarian Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Eyewitness to History: Madison Washington's Successful Slave Revolt Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
America's Forgotten History: The Zoot Suit Riots of 1943 Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Apple, Nike, Gap on Trial! Deliberating the Global Sweatshop Paradox Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Real World History: Creating and Leading an Applied History Course Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Making the Past Present Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Geography
The Game of Teaching Sustainability to Our Digital Natives Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Geography
Learning to See: Social Responsibility in Images in the Clasroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Higher Education Civics
Using Games to Teach Global Interconnectedness Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Who Am I? Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Social Science
Uncovering Slavery and Freedom Stories: Using Primary-Source Freedom Petitions Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Bringing Democracy to Life: Podcasting Technology Delivers! Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Civics
K-16 History Education: The Tuning Project and the C3 Framework Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Higher Education World History
The Nation's Report Card: Civics, Geography, and U.S. History Results Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Teaching History as Mystery: Inquiry-Based Strategies for the C3 Classroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Integrating Vintage Maps into the History Curriculum Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History

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