NCSS2013

Putting NCSS’s Position on Technology into Practice


Come learn how to use social media with your students to breath life into social studies and the democratic experience, grounded in the NCSS position statement on technology.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS, US; Greg Kulowiec, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA, US; Nick Lawrence, East Bronx Academy, New York, NY, US; Joe O'Brien, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Ronald Pe

Room: 
101
session id: 
240
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Making World History Concrete: Buildings as Windows into another Time


Virtual tours of Mesoamerican Middle Eastern pyramids? Architectural similarities of Imperial Palace and Versailles? Investigate using religious and political buildings as cultural and historical artifacts in middle school world history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Charley Forsyth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Molly Fuller, USD 497: Lawrence-Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, Lawrence, KS, US; Scott Peavey, USD 464: Tonganoxie High School, Tonganoxie, KS, US; Tom Resovich, Leavenworth School District, Leavenworth, KS, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
150
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The NCSS Notable Tradebooks: Engaging Elementary Lesson Plans!


The audience will be engaged in fascinating elementary level lessons based on a wide variety of NCSS Notable Tradebooks. All audience members will receive a CD containing the lesson plans.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, US; Ruth Busby, Troy University, Troy, AL, US; Lois Christensen, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, US; Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters!, Indianapolis, IN, US; Mary Haas, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, US; Heather Hagan, Indi

Room: 
264
session id: 
959
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1763: Revolutionary Gateway Year for Canada and the United States


North America witnessed major events 250 years ago: Britain took over New France, Pontiac rebelled, a line was drawn. Introduce these events through lessons, maps, primary and secondary resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Dean June, Geneseo SUNY, Attica, NY, US; Stephen Marcotte, Beaconsfield (QC) High School, Pincourt, PQ, CANADA; Ruth Writer, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
454
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Susan B. Anthony’s Trial, Social Justice and Common Core Connections


Teachers will use primary sources from Susan B. Anthony’s trial for illegally voting in the 1872 presidential election to make Common Core connections and teach students to work for social justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Kenneth Anthony, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
900
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Responding to Tragedy: Social Studies Can Help!


Using principles of current events instruction, social studies teachers can help students process upsetting events like Newtown and 9/11. Fear can be reduced as learning and civic action is increased.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Jeff Passe, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, US; Laura Pinto, Ann Arundel County Schools, Annapolis, MD, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
235
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Minecraft in Geography: Using a Virtual World to Understand Ours.


We examine how the popular game, Minecraft, can be used to teach core components of Geography to middle school students. Students develop civilizations, economies and survival tactics within the game.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Brent Bryant, Northern Potter County Schools, Ulysses, PA, US; Jonathan List, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, US

Room: 
263
session id: 
818
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Unleashing Your Inner Geographer: Explore and Create with National Geographic


New resources from National Geographic Education—including easy-to-use tools for creating map tours and current event connections—bring the interconnected world and its geographic systems to your fingertips.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Caryl Sue Micalizio, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC; Sean O'Connor, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

Room: 
124
session id: 
785
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Abraham Lincoln and His World: Problems of Slavery and Eman


Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most beloved presidents. His presidential decisions have left a variety of historical interpretations on his views of equality and his role in ending slavery.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Howard Krug, Vanguard Collegiate High School, Rochester, NY, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
983
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Integrating Geography and World History for all Learners


Based on a multi-year study in Michigan schools, this interactive session will feature resources and demonstrate how teachers are integrating geography and world history in a research-based, meaningful way.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US; Lauren McArthur Harris, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US; Jennifer Palacios Wirz, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
970
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