NCSS2014

Civic Action From The Classroom to the Capitol


Join members of the NCSS Government Relations/Public Relations committee to discover ways to increase students' civic engagement, learn about the state of civic education in the U.S. and how teachers can take an active role in policy advocacy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Erica Schnee, Bozeman High School, Bozeman, MT

Room: 
303
session id: 
1357
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“Just War”: A Survey on Student Views of Modern Warfare


What do students believe about war? This workshop presents data from a national survey on student views on wartime policy, as well as presenting strategies for ethical historical instruction.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Mark Pearcy, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ

Room: 
308
session id: 
1081
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The 411: The Civic Mission that Is Rho Kappa


Attention all Rho Kappa sponsors and those interested in the Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society. Join members of the National Advisory Board for a meet and greet with current Rho Kappa sponsors, hear about the great things that are taking place in chapters across the country, and learn the basics for starting a chapter.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

India Meissel, Lakeland High School, Suffolk, VA

Room: 
Sheraton Hotel Jefferson Room
session id: 
1356
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Hip Hop Pedagogy and the Democratic Classroom


Explore strategies to use the elements of Hip Hop to create democratic classrooms that act as microcosms to better prepare students to be productive members of a greater democratic society.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
Presenters: 

Changa Bey, Mary Institute and Country Day School of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Room: 
302
session id: 
1003
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Building an Inquiry Based, Interdisciplinary Curriculum on 21st Century Skills


Use an interdisciplinary approach to create a course about the global community which will foster 21st century skills and a disposition to care about being active global citizens.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Deborah Springhorn, Lebanon High School, Lebanon, NH

Room: 
105
session id: 
149
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007: License to Motivate


Explore ideas that help students make connections and deepen their understanding of history. This interactive session is filled with hands-on strategies; primary sources, puzzles, literature, games and music. CD provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Roxanne Edgerton, Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, VA; Keri Lambert, Harrison County Public Schools, Clarksburg, WV

Room: 
306
session id: 
184
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Model Curriculum Units for Social Studies and History, Presented by the Mass. Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education


We'll review key features of the history and social science Model Curriculum Units from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Also see examples of PBS LearningMedia digital resources for supplementing curriculum.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Karen P. White, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Malden, MA; Carolyn Jacobs, WGBH Education/PBS Learning/Media, Boston, MA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1355
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Teaching for Social Justice in the Social Studies: Multimodal K-12 Approaches


Chair: Cynthia A. Tyson, The Ohio State University

"Food for Thought: A Framework for Social Justice in Social Studies Education"--LaGarrett King, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

"Making the Political Personal: Using Film to Teach Social Justice in Social Studies"--Angela Cartwright Lynskey, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

"'All About That Bass': Music, Social Studies and Social Justice"--Cathy A.R. Bryant, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Cynthia A. Tyson, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH   --> read more »

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Room: 
209
session id: 
1354
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Sticky Note, Note Cards, and Social Studies


Learn how to use Sticky Notes to receive instant feedback from students, teach analysis sills while reading text and primary source documents, and as a pre-writing tool.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Kasey Hill, Cabot Freshman Academy, Cabot, AR

Room: 
312
session id: 
950
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Economics and Latino Students: Paz Takes the Puritans to Task


Instruction in economics will continue to fall flat with Latino students until cultural and religious perspectives are considered: Latino and Catholic family perspectives on the Protestant Work Ethic and entrepreneurship.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
Presenters: 

David Moguel, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA

Room: 
105
session id: 
910
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