NCSS2013

Looking through the Kaleidoscope: Investigating Multiple Perspectives with Preservice Teachers


Literacy inquiry stations, which integrate social studies and literacy, can powerfully teach multiple perspectives. Learn how to use them with preservice teachers, and leave with resources to get you started.

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

Heidi Torres, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
546
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Exploring Civic Responsibility through the Progressive Era


Explore the ways in which the Tenement Museum uses the history of the Progressive Era to engage students in the work of past reformers and inspire contemporary civic participation.

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

Miriam Bader, Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York, NY, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
751
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Globalization, Economics, and McDonald's: Teachers and University Faculty Teach Together


Middle school teachers and university faculty planned and co-taught an interdisciplinary unit about globalization and economics, centered around McDonald's. Curriculum and strategies for collaboration between teachers and college faculty will be presented.

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

Laura Beth Arnold, Little Rock School District, Little Rock, AR, US; William Delsa, Dunbar Middle School, Little Rock, AR, US; Kristin Dutcher Mann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
722
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Literacy Strategies and Learning Practices in Middle School Geography Classrooms


Cause/effect, compare/contrast, and problem-solving skills are emphasized in core ELA standards and are applicable in geography instruction. Explore active learning strategies and practices used to teach them in geography classrooms.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
117
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Facing the CCSS and C3: Teaching Argumentative Writing and Inquiry


How can we teach reading, writing, and history? How can we help students write better? The curriculum we share has helped academically diverse students think historically and write stronger arguments.

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

Susan De La Paz, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, US; Mark Felton, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, US; Chauncey Monte-Sano, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
968
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What are They Singing about? Musicians sometimes Know the Past


Popular music often addresses the issues of today. Yet, some songs tell the story of past historical events that correspond to primary source documents from that time period.

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

Brent Chowen, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
798
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Creating and Sustaining a History Book Club for Professional Development


This session discusses a joint professional development effort of Little Rock School District and the History Department faculty from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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

Laura Beth Arnold, Little Rock School District, Little Rock, AR, US; Kristin Dutcher Mann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, US; Sara Rose, Henderson Middle School, Little Rock, AR, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
726
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The Mind as a Gateway to Learning


Biology, cognitive load, mindfulness, stress, and anxiety all have an impact on learning. Find out what researchers are discovering about these connections.

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

Peter Masciopinto, Glen Brook South High School, Glenview, IL, US; Hilary Rosenthal, Bolingbrook, IL

Room: 
262
session id: 
422
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Socratic Seminar for Social Justice Conversation


Socratic Seminar is facilitated discussion that teaches students to ask questions, engage in dialogue, and to understand complex content. It's an excellent way to engage in issues of social justice.

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

Brian Gibbs, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
447
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“Changing Your Life” from Student Teacher to Professional Educator


Interactive presentation for preservice educators. Proven methods will focus on transitioning from college to professional career, interviewing techniques, networking and more. Bring your résumé! Underclasspersons attendance encouraged.

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

Melissa Collum, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI, WI, US; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Middle School, West Salem, WI, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
829
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