Conferences and Meetings
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Following is a preliminary list of sessions, workshops and poster presentations that have been accepted for the 2013 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 22 and Saturday, November 23. Workshops will be held Sunday, November 24.
Theme: "The Vietnam War: Scholarly Views and Classroom Applications"
The New England History Teachers Association Presents: "The Vietnam War: Scholarly Views and Classroom Applications"
A Conference for Teachers and Students of the Vietnam War
NEHTA website: www.nehta.net
NCSS conference attendees have two options for earning graduate credit.
One graduate-level semester credit is available through Adams State College. Applicants must attend at least 15 hours of sessions, workshops, and speakers, and keep a log of everything attended. The credit requires a short paper or lesson plan incorporating information learned at the conference. Submission deadline is December 16, 2013. Download the program description. --> read more »
Social studies and literacy are mutually inclusive. The ability to understand vocabulary and concepts is an essential part of the social studies, and social studies offers many rich topics to use to teach literacy skills. --> read more »
National Council for the Social Studies believes that high quality professional development is important to the professional growth of social studies teachers, and to the outcomes in the classrooms in which they teach. This is especially true for early career teachers. --> read more »
p>These College Board AP® Workshops will focus on providing both new and experienced AP teachers with in-depth explorations of specific AP course topics. For NCSS the workshops offer instructional activities designed to increase student engagement with AP courses. Pre-AP workshops are designed to help teachers and school administrators better understand specific instructional strategies that will support student success in college-level courses such as AP. All AP and Pre-AP workshops are presented by certified AP consultants. --> read more »
Make your reservation now at any of the four NCSS St. Louis hotels during the NCSS Annual Conference and you will be eligible to win a free night, upgrade, or American Express gift card!
Reserve your room early to increase your chances of winning. The number of entries each guest receives matches the number of weeks between when the reservation is made and when the drawing takes place. For example, reserve six weeks before a drawing and your name will be entered into the drawing six times. --> read more »
Book your room at the Hyatt and win airline tickets, complimentary conference registration, free stays, and more!
Reserve your room at the Grand Hyatt Washington and you could win free conference registration, free nights or upgrades, an iPad2, or the grand prize of two United Airlines certificates (must be used by December 15). --> read more »
When you see the list of speakers and consider all of the benefits for professional growth, you get excited about the possibility of attending the NCSS conference in St. Louis, but finding the funding in limited budgets can be a challenge. Here are a few tips to help convince your supervisor you should attend the conference.