NCSS2013

Made in America: Using Corporations to Teach History, Economics, Civics


Do your students like to shop? Is the economy confusing? Use corporate histories to tell the story of America and how companies have bettered, or burdened, our nation over time.

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

Chris Etchechury, Pearson, Acton, MA, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
437
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Urban Social Studies Education and the Common Core


Share an innovative curriculum framework that focuses social science instruction intentionally on inquiry methods, the analysis of texts, and the effective communication of thoughts and ideas while implementing the CCSS-H/SS.

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

Gary McNaney, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US; Martin Moe, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US; Monica Swope, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
732
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Broaden Your Horizons: International Travel Opportunities for Global Perspectives


Global educators foster globally competitive students. Session features a short documentary and an introduction to a study tour program that allows American teachers to immerse themselves in Turkey’s rich culture.

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

Zeynep Guven, Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF), Washington, DC, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
54
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Huzzah Indeed! Library Collections Conducive to Civics Education Collaboration


In the current environment of standardized testing, is your library supporting the preservation of constitutional democracy? Visit this session to assess collections and discover resources conducive to civics education instruction.

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

Reneé Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US; Deborah Parrott, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
253
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Exploring Myths and Reality through the Common Core


Myths are expressed in stories, images, and folk tales, reflecting society and its values. Do they actually reflect our values? Do they represent an ideal? Do they represent historical reality?

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

Bill Fetsko, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Bill Sullivan, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
191
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Building Bridges: Social Justice through Service Learning


We highlight service learning as a tool for social justice and the development of 21st century literacy skills. Presented here is a dynamic model for civic engagement in classrooms.

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

Brooke Blevins, Baylor University, Waco, TX, US; Mary Duty, Waco ISD, Waco, TX, US; Karon LeCompte, Baylor University, Waco, TX, US; Sunny Wells, Baylor University, Waco, TX, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
300
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Meet Me in Malawi: A Case Study in Sustainability


Join a team of educators who traveled to Malawi for this hands-on session as they demonstrate how to help students negotiate complex sustainability issues while making global to local connections.

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

Ismail Gyagenda, Mercer University, Macon, GA, US; Niomi Henry, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US; Zipangani Vokhiwa, Mercer University, Macon, GA, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
901
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Rosenbergs on Trial: Using Federal Trials to Teach History


This session will explore primary sources related to the landmark case U.S. v. Rosenberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.

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

Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, US; Bruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
610
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War? Showing Different Historical Perspectives with a Simulation


Attendees will participate in a simulation with the decision being should they go to war? The simulation will then be put into historical perspective, which might be surprising!

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

Tom Barker, University of Kanass, Lawrence, KS, US; Leah Jardine, South High School, Salina, KS, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
136
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Waves of Global Change: Holistic Model for Teaching World History


Five waves of historical change provide the organization for this “big picture,” holistic model for teaching world history. Easily grasped by students and teachers, and readily adapted to the classroom.

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

Denise Ames, Center for Global Awareness, Albuquerque, NM, US; Nancy Harmon, Center for Global Awareness, Albuquerque, NM, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
711
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