Higher Education

College Council for the Social Studies: Supporting Our Newest Colleagues


Learn how to create your own college council for the social studies and explore methods that will provide preservice teachers with professional opportunities allowing them to engage and contribute to the field of social studies even before they graduate!

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Abbie Vincent, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Alyssa Willhite, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Jason Walters, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Alex Arteaga, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Room: 
303
session id: 
1311
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Pass your Social Studies Licensure Exam: Strategies, Tips, & Ideas


Preservice teachers will get valuable information to prepare for social studies state licensure exams. Strategies include: large themes within social sciences; understanding historical thinking; decoding primary documents; general test-taking tips.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Karen Burgard, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL; John Moore, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; Michael Boucher, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

Room: 
107
session id: 
1308
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Becoming Activists and Researchers: Preservice Teachers' Community Service Projects


During this study, preservice teachers learned about grassroots activism and found ways to serve their communities. Presentation includes participants' projects and their plans to model community activism with K-12 students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Robin Kapavik, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1253
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The Social Studies DBQ: Debating the Purpose of the Field


Citizenship is often stated as the purpose of the social studies, but few agree what this means? We will use a document-based question (DBQ) to help wrestle with these issues.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Daniel Krutka, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX, @dankrutka; Kim Pennington, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, @pimkennington

Room: 
313
session id: 
1182
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Going Global: Leading Preservice Teachers Abroad


Have you ever thought about leading preservice teachers on a study abroad trip? Join us to learn about our experience where we'll share research findings and culminating student projects.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Robin Kapavik, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; Lorrie Webb, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1069
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African American Educators for the Social Studies Scholar Speaker


Invited panel

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Shakealia Finley, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY, @shakealia

Room: 
202
session id: 
1051
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Unconventional Methods, Controversial Issues: Mix-it-Up, Fire Them Up!


Role-plays, graphic organizers and reflective discussions are used to increase understanding of teaching controversial issues, global issues and the democratic process. Ready-to-go lesson ideas for teachers of all levels.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Lydiah Nganga, University of Wyoming at Casper, Casper, WY; John Kambutu , University of Wyoming at Casper, Casper, WY

Room: 
313
session id: 
1037
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Increasing Civic Engagement through Digital Storytelling


Learn how to use the C3 Inquiry Arc and digital documentary-making to address locally relevant issues and to communicate evidence-based findings.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Carolyn O'Mahony, Oakland University, Rochester, MI; Carol Bacak-Egbo, Oakland University, Rochester, MI; Carlos Cagin, Equal Education, ; Mary Kraniak, Oakland University, Rochester, MI; Anne Campbell, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

Room: 
111
session id: 
1020
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Impacting Preservice Teachers' Attitudes and Beliefs about Literacy Instruction


A facilitated discussion regarding teacher preparation for disciplinary literacy instruction based upon data regarding changes in preservice teachers' attitude and beliefs about teaching social studies collected throughout a methods course.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Amy Bottomley, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; Prentice Chandler, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1015
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Investigating the American Dream: Preparing PARCC Research Simulations


By examining the American Dream, participants will compare, analyze, and apply PARCC Research Simulation Tasks, CCSS, and the C3 Framework for Social Studies,creating RST-style investigations for classroom use.

Time: 
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Renee Baylin, Baltimore County Public Schools, Office of Social Studies, Towson, MD; Kelly Smith, Baltimore County Public Schools, Office of English Language Arts, Towson, MD

Room: 
310
session id: 
1014
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