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.
Jesse Haight, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA, US
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.
Kevin Krahenbuhl, Dakota State University, Madison, SD, US
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.
Anneliese Worster, Salem State University, Salem, MA, US
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.
Andrea Cayson, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US; Angie Davis, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US
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.
Joel Amidon, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Ellen Foster, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US; Otis Pickett, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, US
The presentation aligns APA guidelines to the Common Core standards to assist teachers in developing their own psychology course curriculum.
Jon Rehm, South Dade Senior High School, Homestead, FL, US
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.
Barry Joyce, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, US; Hannah Kim, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, US
The Common Core State Standards ask students to reflect on their learning. This session includes discussion and techniques to aid student reflection.
Bob Pettapiece, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US
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.
Todd S. Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US; Michael Levicky, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US
If social studies councils are to continue growing and prospering, the professionalization of pre-service teachers can lead to a renewed advocacy of social studies education.
Matt Gault, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US; Derrick Hershberger, Unviersity of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US; Don Imler, Hollidaysburg High School, Hollidaysburg, PA, US; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US; Corey Salem, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnsto