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... and with Social Studies Instruction for ALL

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Our democracy depends on all students being engaged in social studies. Learn how preservice teachers use Universal Design for Learning to create inquiry opportunities in social studies for all students.

How Do I Teach Them? SDAIE Methodologies in Rural Wisconsin

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
4:25pm to 4:55pm
Explore the difficulties in teaching social studies methodologies for English Language Learners to preservice teachers at a racially homogenous university.

What Do I Stand For? Self-Identification Techniques for Novice Teachers

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Consider how the C3 Inquiry Arc can help early career teachers look inward in order to better plan fair and objective learning activities.

Cultivating Preservice Teachers' Cultural Competency

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Learn about implementing a cultural immersion course to develop preservice teachers' cultural competency. Participants will share lessons learned and supportive materials to use when implementing a similar course.

State of Emergency Management: Teaching Civics When Democracy is Seized

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Using Michigan's Emergency Management policies (Detroit Public Schools & Flint water crisis), participants will discover a variety of pedagogical opportunities to build civic engagement through local investigations across multiple ages.

Unfinished Sentences: Testimonies from the Salvadoran Civil War

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Bring grassroots history into your classroom! The Unfinished Sentences Testimony Archive is an online collection of videos telling the story of the Salvadoran civil war from the perspective of survivors.

Managing Tensions: Preparing Elementary Teachers for C3 Social Studies

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
This session highlights the tensions inherent in C3-oriented preservice elementary teacher education, invites participation in solving these puzzles, and demonstrates two teacher educators' approaches to addressing dilemmas in teacher preparation.

Using Choices' New Teacher Kit and Curriculum with Preservice Teachers

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Learn how the Choices Program enables soon-to-be-teachers to incorporate C3 Framework skills and multiple perspectives into their teaching. Choices' free New Teacher Kit and strategies for its implementation are provided.

Reducing Marginalization of Civic Education through Partnership and Research

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
8:45am to 9:15am
Learn how the partnership between a local civic advocacy group and educational researchers used local voices to begin reversing the marginalization of social studies in a large urban school district.

Creating Digital Partnerships for Social Justice via College Councils

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Learn how preservice, beginning, and experienced teachers create digital partnerships to further all students' understanding of social justice topics. Leave with organizational tips and classroom-tested lessons.

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