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War + Citizenship: Experiential Learning without Violence


Transform the tragic teachable moments of WWII and Vietnam War for awareness of critical world issues today. Prepare students to assume positive leadership as engaged citizens in our global community.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:15pm - 5:10pm
Presenters: 

Alethea Paradis, Friendship Tours World Travel, Santa Barbara, CA; Kevin Shertzer, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA; Nicola Hesketh, Francis Parker School, San Diego, CA; Eric Taylor, Francis Parker School, San Diego, CA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1367
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The State of History and Social Studies Instruction: A Roundtable with the U.S. Department of Education


How has the context of college and career ready standards affected history and social studies instruction in your classroom, school or district? Join us for a roundtable conversation and to share your experiences and insight; this feedback will be shared directly with the Secretary of Education.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Natacha Scott, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA; James Liou, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC

Room: 
104
session id: 
1366
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Elementary Social Studies Matters!


This session explores how Boston Public Schools is developing content-rich elementary curriculum units that incorporate the interactive student notebook to increase social studies instruction within the reality of classroom time constraints.

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

Natacha Scott, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA

Room: 
Liberty B
session id: 
1365
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Civics, Community Action, and Authentic Assessment


This session will present an overview of the rich partnership between a high school civics course elective in the Boston Public Schools and area youth-led justice organizations.

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

Stephen Ensdorf, Josue Sakata, Natacha Scott, Frederick Woodard, Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA

Room: 
311
session id: 
1364
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Using Video to Engage Students in Your Classroom


Come join the folks from NBC Learn to explore the use of video to create and deliver dynamic current events lessons and engage students! We will discuss optimal strategies for implementing rich video resources and address relevant social studies themes and core learning standards for both individualized learning and whole group instruction.

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

Cyndy Harrison, NBCLearn, New York, NY

Room: 
206
session id: 
1361
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Using Video to Engage Students in Your Classroom


Come join the folks from NBC Learn to explore the use of video to create and deliver dynamic current events lessons and engage students! We will discuss optimal strategies for implementing rich video resources and address relevant social studies themes and core learning standards for both individualized learning and whole group instruction.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Cyndy Harrison, NBCLearn, New York, NY

Room: 
207
session id: 
1360
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Using Video to Engage Students in Your Classroom


Come join the folks from NBC Learn to explore the use of video to create and deliver dynamic current events lessons and engage students! We will discuss optimal strategies for implementing rich video resources and address relevant social studies themes and core learning standards for both individualized learning and whole group instruction.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Cyndy Harrison, NBCLearn, New York, NY

Room: 
Back Bay A
session id: 
1359
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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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