NCSS 2013

Not Just Story Time: Read-Alouds in Social Studies and Literacy


This presentation describes potential benefits of using interactive read-alouds of a variety of text types to help elementary students meet social studies learning goals and the Common Core ELA Standards.

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

Annie Whitlock, Stephanie Strachan, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Room: 
Poster Session--America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, 2nd Level
session id: 
443
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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; Sara Rose, Henderson Middle School, Little Rock, AR; Kristin Dutcher, Mann University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR

Room: 
102
session id: 
726
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Teaching about Human Rights: Learning from Students and Teachers in Four Countries


This session explores principles for teaching about human rights derived from research in schools in the United States, Colombia, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. This research illustrates areas in which students have conflicting or incomplete understandings, as well as the differing approaches taken by teachers in varied settings.

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

Keith Barton, Kathryn Engebretson, Arlene Benitez, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
122
session id: 
967
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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

Room: 
126
session id: 
798
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Beyond the Boundaries: Using Sports to Teach American History


By using primary source materials, Drs. Loosbrock and Crowther demonstrate how sports history can be used to teach larger themes in American History such as gender, ethnicity, urbanization, and economics.

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

Rich Loosbrock, Ed Crowther, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO

Room: 
131
session id: 
691
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Creating History Walks to Consider Social Justice


March with Rev. Martin Luther King, consider the needs of your students and feature a variety of primary source materials as you differentiate content, the classroom process and student products.

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

Steve Beasley, Sherry Owens, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX

Room: 
132
session id: 
469
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Teaching Literacy through History: Integrating History and the Common Core


The Gilder Lehrman Teaching Literacy through History program demonstrates how to integrate primary sources and Common Core literacy skills using research-based pedagogy and seminal American history documents.

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

Tim Bailey, The GIlder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, NY

Room: 
105
session id: 
389
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Digital Alternatives to Textbooks: What are my Options?


Digital resources are poised to replace the traditional textbook in your classroom. Come to learn about options available to you in the areas of US and World History.

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

Aaron Willis, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA

Room: 
125
session id: 
396
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Teaching about Fred Korematsu and the Japanese American WWII Internment


Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu’s daughter, will share her father’s story about his fight against the WWII Japanese-American Internment through the video “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights” and Korematsu Institute curriculum.

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

Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA; Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
263
session id: 
647
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I’m NOT a Reading Teacher! Refocusing on the Social Studies


Social studies teachers must address literacy standards sometimes at the expense of their curriculum. This session explores techniques that keep the focus on social studies while still addressing critical literacies.

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

Aimee Alexander-Shea, Eastern Oregon University, Gresham, OR

Room: 
264
session id: 
147
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