NCSS 2013

Agents of Place: Using Steetview Maps in the Classroom


In this lesson students use Google's Streetview project to learn about what factors create a "sense of place" in a secret agent-style game.

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

Spencer Abbe, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
866
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Opening Doors to Home Ownership: Developing Students' Financial/Economic Literacy


This presentation will feature free interactive web-based resources to develop financial literacy competencies of: earning, spending, saving, borrowing and protecting against risk in aiding students to become informed decision makers.

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

Kimberly Code, Gary Clayton, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
476
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World on the Brink: Communication, Foreign Policy, and U.S.-USSR


You are Kennedy or Khrushchev and it is 1962. Will you make the right decision or plunge the world into nuclear darkness? Its your decision now.

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

Gary Morris, McLean County High School, Calhoun, KY; Mary Theresa Hallock-Morris, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
802
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Yes! There IS Room for Literacy in Social Studies Instruction!


Can I encourage students to synthesize content while fostering literacy? This high energy, interactive session demonstrates nuts and bolts’ strategies to foster content and instructional shifts for college/career readiness.

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

Heidi Trexler, Justin Reese, Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, PA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
749
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Stand. Speak. Act.


Transform your classroom into an emotionally safe environment geared to deliberate controversial topics so students will be prepared to challenge global injustice and promote the common good.

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

Wendy Scott, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
439
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R.A.F.T.ing the Mediterranean Sea with I.B. Oars


Using principles of the International Baccalaureat Programme for the Middle Years, lessons learned in ancient world history come to life in written expressions by those seemingly present to the events.

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

Maureen Carroll, Damien Johnson, Shaker Middle School, Shaker Heights, OH

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
328
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Closing the Gap with Common Core and U.S. History


Learn techniques that will help you develop a rich U.S. History class. At the end you will be able to incorporate non-fiction text and political cartoons effectively in your classroom.

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

Christian Cogdill, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN; Kat McRitchie, Memphis Teacher Residency, Memphis, TN

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
877
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Questioning Stategies for American History and Meeting the Common Core


Explore five questioning strategies to enable on-level and inclusion students to succeed with American history while meeting Common Core standards. Strategies will be modeled with a transcontinental railroad unit. Handouts provided.

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

Vivian Bernstein, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
246
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Oral History in the Social Studies Classroom: Promoting Social Justice and Cross-Cultural Understanding


The strategy of oral history as a way to develop a social justice classroom and cross-cultural understanding is discussed. Implemented with pre-service teachers, three oral history samples are analyzed.

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

Alberto Lopez-Carrasquillo, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
359
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Promoting Social Justice through Literature: Picture Books that Present Multiple Masculinities


This session focuses on the benefits of literature that helps children rethink gender stereotypes. Picture books and instructional strategies are discussed that present multiple masculinities and gender non-conforming characters.

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

Kay Chick, Penn State Altoona, PA

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
129
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