NCSS2013

Voices of Vegas Oral History Project


2012 Christa McAuliffe Reach for the Stars Award Recipient
n the "Voices of Vegas" oral history project, students will document and publish longtime Las Vegas area residents' stories, helping to build a sense of community. Participants will learn how to successfully implement their own oral history projects to include Common Core alignment, utlizing social history, teacher and community collaboration, and fostering student presentation skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Jeffrey Hinton, Northwest Career and Technical Academy, Las Vegas, NV

Room: 
120
session id: 
1020
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Teaching Global History Outside the Box and Off the Walls


2013 Award for Global Understanding Recipient
The presenter will discuss how global understanding is based on an attitude of empathy toward our own and other cultures, and how examining other cultures and times, people and societies, requires giving them a chance to speak for themselves, studying their own sources in comparison with our culture's views and sources before making important decisions about who will sympathize with or commit to in terms of aid, support, and respect.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jack Zevin, CUNY Queens College, New York, NY

Room: 
120
session id: 
1019
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Strengthening Civic and Social Studies Education through Research on Classroom Climate


2013 Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies Award Recipient
Presents research on civic education and political engagement conducted in 30 countries; shows the importance of developmental processes as well as democratic school and classroom climates; connects to current reforms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Judith Torney-Purta, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Room: 
120
session id: 
1018
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Tackling the Depth/Breadth Problem in AP Social Studies


2012 Exemplary Research Award Recipient
This session provides a strategy for penetrating the depth/breadth tension in AP courses, which are known for "coverage" and sometimes "rigor" but lag behind contemporary research on how people learn.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Walter Parker, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
120
session id: 
1017
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"I Could Make a Difference": Research and Theory on Fostering Adolescents' Political Engagement and Efficacy


2012 Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award Recipient
What does research say about how educators can prepare youth to become actively engaged citizens? This presentation will address this question by examining studies in political science, psychology, and education.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Brett Levy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Room: 
120
session id: 
1016
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Interpreting the Past, Interpreting Themselves? Inviting Young People to Relate their own Lives to History


2013 NCSS Larry Metcalf Exemplary Dissertation Award Recipient
Teens are developmentally primed to explore their own identities and values. How might educators harness that interest and use it to promote students' historical engagement and understanding? The presenter will share her findings on how young people relate their lives to the past and discuss an exciting new online learning project that builds on this research.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Dawes Duraisingh, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Room: 
120
session id: 
1015
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Using Dual-Encoding and GIS to Advance History and Geography Education in the K-12 Classroom


2012 Grant for the Enhancement of Geographic Literacy Award Recipient
The presenter will discuss a local professional development activity that engages social studies teachers in the importance of maps and graphics in teaching history. An introduction to ArcGIS On-line provides teachers with the ability to make their own maps.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

John Harrington, Jr., Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Room: 
120
session id: 
1014
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Crafting Globally Competent Students


Discover who to integrate global themes into your curriculum using the Common Core State Standards, and learn more about the free resources Global Concerns Classroom provides that will help you craft globally competent students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Amanda Ruckel, Concern Worldwide, New York, NY

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1013
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Educating Global Citizens and Changing the World through Microfinance: Kiva U.


An exploration of the innovative, free Kiva U global competency curriculum that contains tangible ways to engage students in understanding poverty and microfinance through experiential and project-based service learning.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jessica Hansen, Kiva, San Francisco, CA; Kristen Goggin, Town School for Boys, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1012
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Educating Global Citizens and Changing the World through Microfinance: Kiva U.


An exploration of the innovative, free Kiva U global competency curriculum that contains tangible ways to engage students in understanding poverty and microfinance through experiential and project-based service learning.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Jessica Hansen, Kiva, San Francisco, CA; Kristen Goggin, Town School for Boys, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1011
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