NCSS2013

Standards-Based Technology Integration: Student-Created Documentary Films in Social Studies


In the current standards-based environment, many social studies teachers look for opportunities to engage their students in meaningful, substantive work while simultaneously keeping to the pacing guide. In this session, participants will be introduced to a research-based process for student documentary film creation designed and tested for the standards-based classroom.

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

Mark Hofer, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, US; Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
971
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Facilitating Student Learning in the Social Studies: Teacher Education and Technology


Do you teach social studies methods for teacher candidates? Strategies to motivate teacher candidates to teach social studies that enhances student learning will be presented and discussed.

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

Cheryl Torrez, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, US; Scott Waring, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
153
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Bayou Expedition: Elementary and Middle School Excursions through History/Culture


An 18th century Louisiana village provides an engaging backdrop for bringing CCSS to life for elementary and middle school students via collaboration between living history museum, university, and local schools.

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

Toby Daspit, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US; Jolie Johnson, Vermilionville Folklife Center, Lafayette, LA, ; Janet Pope, Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette, LA, US; Elaine Riley-Taylor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
739
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Hit Songs Down the Ages: Using Music to Teach History


Make your classroom come alive with the sound of music. Music helps students learn world and U.S. history and helps teachers engage a class. Free resources provided. Bring your ears!

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

Davis Hartwell, Cheverus High School, Portland, ME, US; Stuart Tisdale, Cheverus High School, Portland, ME, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
475
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Captioning the Past: Museum Visits into Online Gallery Exhibits


Encourage your students to think critically about museum exhibits by using technology to create an online gallery of inquiry. Detailed lesson ideas and instructions for digital immigrants and natives.

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

Rhonda Gambill, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
641
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Migrants, Mothers, and Museums: The Great Depression on Exhibit


Three Teaching American History grant teachers share their research findings regarding a collection of Depression-era sources and creative ideas for using photographs, documents, and maps to create a classroom museum.

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

Christi Carlson, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Heather Walker, Williams High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Lori Wright, Coconino High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
779
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SLAM Dunk: Integrating Social Studies, Visual Arts and Common Core


Examine interrelated cultural issues in history and art using the Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) collection. Develop techniques for sharpening students' visual literacy skills through extended observation and interpretative exercises.

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

Jennifer Doyle, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
784
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Behavior in Historical Proportions! Applying Psychology to your Global Curriculum


Explore practical applications of psychology in your social studies classroom utilizing psychological principles and studies to enhance contextual understanding of historical events and personalities with insightful and engaging activities.

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

Craig Burguiere, Red Hook Central School District, Red Hook, NY, US; Ron Dombrowski, Red Hook Central School District, Red Hook, NY, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
809
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Preserving American Freedom: Primary Sources to Teach History and ELA


Preserving American Freedom, a new digital resource, explores U.S. history and civics through primary sources. Come learn how its design fosters teaching reading and writing in the social studies classroom.

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

Beth Twiss Houting, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
408
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How to Select and Frame Historical and Contemporary Controversies to Promote High-Quality Discussion


Discussions that promote powerful learning about public issues need to be focused on important questions that help students explore core concepts, weigh empirical evidence, and deliberate tensions among core values.

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

Christopher Esposito, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
549
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