NCSS2013

The Power of Place: Technology which Enhances a Global Classroom


Explore technology resources that showcase the concept of place in the classroom. 21st-century tools, archival resources, and hands-on activities will illuminate clear connections to the global world for students.

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

Michelle Pearson, History Colorado and Walden University, Denver, CO, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
849
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Bolstering the Common Core through Social Studies: Meaningful Inquiry-Based Learning


Presenting an inquiry-based narrative—setting, characters, and plot. Reading and writing come alive as students apply social studies understandings in real world contexts. Strategies for integrating the Common Core shared.

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

Bronwyn Cole, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South D.C., Australia; Margit McGuire, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
355
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MRH-Elementary: School As Museum


Learn how to transform your school into a museum. Teachers and students of Maplewood/Richmond Heights Elementary School will share their school metaphor: School as Museum.

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

Timothy Butz, Maplewood-Richmond Heights Elementary School, St. Louis, MO, US; Daniel Lyons, Maplewood-Richmond Heights Elementary School, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
774
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Partnerships: Revolutionizing Content, Common Core and Civil Discourse


Discover how partnerships between schools and museums help to integrate historical content and common core standards. Explore lessons on the American Revolution leading to appropriate formats of civil discourse today.

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

Tab Broyles, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Kelly Curtright, OK State Department of Education, Director of Social Studies, Oklahoma City, OK, US; Beth Howard, Mark Twain Elementary School, Tulsa, OK, US; Teresa Potter, Fisher Elementary School, Oklahoma City, OK, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
746
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Rockin’ in the Ancient World: Musical Tours in Middle School


Take a fantastic voyage to ancient civilizations through rap, rock, and pop songs that will leave your students dancing and learning at the same time. Learn a Gangnam-style routine.

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

Tina Anima, McClure Middle School, Seattle, WA, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
575
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Contemplating Our Collective Human Story: A New Online Learning Community


This interactive session introduces Out of Eden: Project Zero’s Learning Community – a free, international, online project related to journalist Paul Salopek’s epic walk around the world.

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

Brenda Ball, Crofton House School, Vancouver, Canada; Elizabeth Dawes Duraisingh, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
717
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Common Core: Integrating and Applying to the Social Studies Classroom


Join TCI to discover how you can integrate Common Core Standards into your instruction without reinventing the wheel. You'll look at Common Core and your content in a new way.

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

Nancy Bredin, TCI, Mountain View, CA, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
650
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High-Quality Interdisciplinary Lesson Design: Integrating Technology


Discussing interdisciplinary subject ideas, participants will gain insight into integrating social studies, English Language Arts, and technology standards into classroom lesson plans as demonstrated in eMINTS classrooms around the world.

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

Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Carla Chaffin, University of Missouri - Columbia, eMINTS National Center, Columbia, MO, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
453
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30 for 30: Sports Documentaries to Engage in Social History


Come learn about ways to integrate ESPN's documentary series "30 for 30" to teach about issues, trends, people, and events that transformed the national landscape over the last forty years.

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

Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
160
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Creating a Student-Centered Social Studies Classroom Using Socratic Seminar


SSocratic Seminar is an instructional strategy that fosters authentic teaching and learning by addressing the Common Core in a way that promotes a meaningful relationship between student and text.

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

Lydia Loureiro, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, IL, US; Jennifer McMillan, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, IL, US; Meghan Sisk, Dwight D. Eisenhower High School, Blue Island, IL, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
175
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