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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 20, can be found here.

Conference Schedule

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Title Level Subject
Economic Decision Making for a Sustainable Future: A Primer Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Economics
Where Science Meets Ancient History: Humanity and the Environment Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Competing Visions of Human Rights: Questions for U.S. Foreign Policy Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
What Can Poetry Teach Students about American Democracy? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Turn your Social Studies Students into Social Justice Activists, Literately! Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Where Did the Social Studies Go? Preservice Teachers' Efficacy Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Higher Education Social Science
Understanding Impact of Citizenship Exit Exams on Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Tracking Down the Truth: Choosing Stories, Shaping Views Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am PreK-Elementary Civics
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
Collaboration Cubed: Combining Forces to Contextualize Curriculum Construction Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
The Record and the Rhetoric Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Flipped Classroom Tools for Teaching Monetary and Fiscal Policy Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Using the Inquiry Design Model to Frame C3 Instruction: Elementary School Edition Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Thinking Historically & Responsive Teaching: Practice-Based Teacher Development Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Higher Education U.S. History
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
Letting Swift River Go: Picture Books, Inquiry and Young Learners Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am PreK-Elementary Geography
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
Cultivating Student Engagement through Real Life Application Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Psychology
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
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
Immigration: Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Building A Global Village Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
The Living Classroom: Making Global Connections through Student Travel Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Congressional Hearings and Skits for the Gilded Age Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Using Various Sources to Teach the Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
What Does Your Digital Footprint Have to Say? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
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
Simulations in the High School Economics Classroom Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Economics
Exploring WWII: ArtiFACTS and Participants Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World History
What if Everything You Knew about Hinduism was Wrong? Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Creating Global Citizens through Current Events and Civil Discourse Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
Forever Indebted: How Righteous Gentiles Saved Jewish Lives Saturday 9:05 am to 9:55 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Never too much Drama for the Classroom! Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Teaching Adolescents with LD to Write Historical Arguments 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
A Likely Alliance: Teaching Holocaust History with your Librarian Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School World History
All Students Respond - Techniques for Improving Student Engagement Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School 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
History Wars: Two Museums, One Man- MacArthur in Japan Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Create, Explore, Engage: Using Primary Sources with Young Learners Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary 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
AP Economics: Using C3 frameworks for Updates and Boosting Scores Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Economics
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
Promoting Social Responsibility by Recognizing Privilege Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
Myths, Glyphs and Indoor Plumbing: Demystifying the Ancient Maya Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
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
Creating Global Citizens and Connections through Student Based Fundraisers Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School
Kid Friendly Ways to Teach the Voting Process to Children Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Civics
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
Apple, Nike, Gap on Trial! Deliberating the Global Sweatshop Paradox Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
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
Learning to See: Social Responsibility in Images in the Clasroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Higher Education Civics
Making the Words Come Alive, Bringing Historians into Your Classroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Who Am I? Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Social Science
Teach AP Economics? You Do Have Time for Projects! Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Economics
Listen my Friend and You Shall Hear... the Truth! Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
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
Preparing 21st Century Citizens with Relevancy and Rigor Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Civics
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
Preservice Teachers' Global Citizenship Experiences in a Language Immersion Setting Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Higher Education Global Connections
Museums Beyond Docent Tours- Making Place Based-Learning Accessible to All Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Social Science
Learning through Service: A Model for Preserving Local History Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. 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
Making the Past Present Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Geography
Untwisting History: Empowering Social Studies Students Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Build a House-Build a Future: Habitat for Humanity Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Using Games to Teach Global Interconnectedness Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Global Connections
K-16 History Education: The Tuning Project and the C3 Framework Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Higher Education World History
Attractions and Problems of Communism in Russia and China Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School World History
Thinking Diplomatically: Transforming World History through Problem Based Learning Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School World History
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
Talking Historically: Drama and Role Play for Historical Thinking Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary World History
The Voting Rights Act at 50 and Contemporary Voting Rights Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
The Game of Teaching Sustainability to Our Digital Natives Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Geography
Application of Civic Responsibility Lessons in History Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Exploring Civil Rights and Developing Civic Agency: Strategies that Work Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Attack the isms! Anti-Bias Education for Young Learners Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Civics
Teaching 9/11 in K-6: Standards, Picture Books, and Tough Choices Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Continuity and Change over Time: Testing in South Carolina Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Celebrating Global Diversity: Exploring World Festivals in K-6 Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Global Connections
Lessons from Hurricane Katrina: Teaching Social Justice through Arts Integration Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Social Science
Using FlipBoard in the Classroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Why Geography Matters -- Introducing Your Students to Geospatial Technologies Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School Geography
Integrating Vintage Maps into the History Curriculum Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
The Power and Prevalence of Proven Civic Learning Practices Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Re-Construing Diversity in the Classroom Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Global Connections
Beyond the Smear Ad: Analyzing Campaign Commercials, Past and Present Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
When the Saints... Enhancing Social Studies Instruction with Sports Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Geography
Student Citizens Conceptualize Revolution with Concept Claim Cards Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Bringing Democracy to Life: Podcasting Technology Delivers! Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary Civics
Navigating the Sea (C3) of Change: One District's Voyage Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Supervisory-Administrative U.S. History
Common Core Reading Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Freedom in the Balance: First Amendment Conflict and Compromise Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School Civics
Hunting the Hun! Multimedia Approach to America Entering WWI Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am Secondary Level-High School U.S. History
Becoming Ida Lewis: Young Children As History Detectives-Biographies Come Alive! Saturday 10:10 am to 11:00 am PreK-Elementary U.S. History
Toward the North Star: From Louisiana Slavery to Ontario Freedom Saturday 11:15 am to 12:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
When They Don't Get It: MTSS Framework for Social Studies Saturday 11:15 am to 12:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
How to Increase Engagement in World History through Cross-Curricular Expeditions Saturday 11:15 am to 12:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School World History
Reading Between the Lines: Building Skills to Breakdown Complex Text Saturday 11:15 am to 12:05 pm Middle Level-Jr. High School U.S. History
Reading a Video: Close Reading and Text Dependent Questioning Saturday 11:15 am to 12:05 pm Secondary Level-High School U.S. History

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