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Poster Session-Professional Partnerships: Giving Preservice Teachers Real-World Experience

Making social studies authentic is as easy as looking in your backyard. Preservice teachers join their local historical museum creating lessons that accelerate student learning and accentuate the museum’s exhibits.

Poster Session-Social Justice Perspectives: Advocacy and Integration in Social Studies Classrooms

Social justice is complex and consists of many diverse interpretations. This session investigates the origins of social justice and considers implications of its adovcacy in social studies pre-service classrooms.

Poster Session-Increasing Elementary Teacher Candidates' Engagement in Civic Duty

An action research study designed to increase teacher candidate’s disposition towards civic engagement, beginning with increasing their knowledge of current events, leading to the development of an informed opinion.

Poster Session-Reader's Theater: Connecting Literacy and Diversity through Social Studies

Join us and receive a ready-to-go project that prepares teachers to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population and address Common Core Literacy Standards for Social Studies.

Poster Session-Social Justice in Mississippi: Preparing Teachers for a Diverse World

History is marked by injustice with education often at the center of the controversy. Participants will explore ways to use social justice pedagogy to interrupt injustice encountered by pre-service teachers.

Poster Session-Back to the Basics! Accessing Social Studies through Common Core

A project design enabling student teachers to assess the Common Core standards. Qualitative and quantitative data from secondary students, student teachers, and cooperating teachers evaluating the success of the project.

Poster Session-Creating your Secondary Psychology Curriculum for Common Core Standards

The presentation aligns APA guidelines to the Common Core standards to assist teachers in developing their own psychology course curriculum.

Poster Session-Using Reflections to Better Understand the Relevance of History

The Common Core State Standards ask students to reflect on their learning. This session includes discussion and techniques to aid student reflection.

Poster Session-The Package: A Technological Endeavor for Building and Sustaining Communities

This poster presentation offers a technological alternative to traditional social studies classroom practices in order to connect, discuss, collect, offer, and create social studies communities and content in diverse ways.

Poster Session-Teacher Created Concept/Skill Based Curriculum: Finding a Common Ground

Through Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project, teachers from across the state have produced 670 K-12 curriculum samples based on the Colorado Academic Standards and the Common Core.

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