NCSS2013

How to Maintain Curriculum Currency in a Constantly-Changing World


Sample lesson plans integrating traditional literature, social media, online collaborative and content-curating tools help teachers meet the challenges of currency and student engagement by examining today’s democracy movements in the Middle East and North Africa.

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

Denise Altobello, Trinity Episcopal School, New Orleans, LA, US; Jenny Velasquez, Trinity Episcopal School, New Orleans, LA, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
628
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Using Digital Geo-Tools to Teach Disciplinary Literacy in Social Studies


Attendees will explore three ways of encouraging disciplinary literacy using readily accessible geospatial tools. Attendees will use these tools to develop projects with connections to Common Core Standards for literacy.

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

Ty Hollett, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US; Andrew Hostetler, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US

Room: 
275
session id: 
63
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Teaching Historical, Geographical, and Environmental Perspectives on Climate Change


Controversial topics offer opportunities to integrate multiple aspects of social studies. Incorporate assessment of natural systems and human choices in history with analysis and civic engagement to discuss climate change.

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

Rebecca Theobald, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
554
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Using C-SPAN to Engage and Inform your Students


Discover how C-SPAN Classroom’s free primary source materials on Congress, American history, and public affairs enhance social studies curriculum and cultivate students’ critical thinking skills to promote informed citizenship.

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

Joshua Koning, C-SPAN, Washington, DC, US; Pamela McGorry, C-SPAN, Washington, DC, US; Joanne Wheeler, C-SPAN, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
712
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Remembering Newtown: Memorialization, Collective Memory, and a National Historic Narrative


How are we remembering and memorializing the events in Newtown? How do we balance memorializing the individuals, with a broader national collective memory of the event?

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

Stephen Armstrong, West Hartford Public Schools, West Hartford, CT, US; Keith Barton, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Diana Hess, The Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL, US; Alan Marcus, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, US; Simone Schweber, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, US

Room: 
274
session id: 
986
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A Classroom They’ll Remember: Creating Engaged Citizens while Incorporating the Common Core


Standards getting in the way of teaching what’s really important in social studies? Build the bridge between Common Core and civic engagement. Leave with ready-to-use strategies, handouts and free curriculum.

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

Anthony Pennay, The Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Reagan Foundation, Simi Valley, CA, US; Janet Tran, The Annenberg Presidential Learning Center at the Reagan Foundation, Simi Valley, CA, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
403
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Peace Table Talks: Bringing Historic Figures back to the Table


Transform your classroom Peace Table into a place for your students to rewrite history and resolve conflicts between historic figures. Social justice empowers students to envision a more peaceful future.

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

Mary Ledbetter, University of Texas Elementary School, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
210
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Social Studies Comes Alive with Common Core


Understanding relationships between social studies and Common Core Literacy at the elementary level is essential. We will explore ways to use literacy strategies to enhance student understanding of U.S. history.

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

Janet Armstrong, Buford Elementary School, Lancaster, SC, US; Allison Horton, Buford Elementary School, Lancaster, SC, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
248
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Common Core and Disciplinary Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom


This presentation will provide strategies for addressing discipline literacy and the Common Core in the social studies classroom; specifically history, economics, geography and civics using primary and secondary sources.

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

Donna Olszewski, Maryland State Department of Education, Baltimore, MD, US; Marcie Taylor-Thoma, Maryland State Department of Education, Baltimore, MD, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
312
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Let's Go to School....around the World!


Learn how children can gain a global perspective by exploring where children from around the world go to school, how they travel to school, and what they learn in school.

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

Sandra Oldendorf, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
824
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