The Instruction Community shares several “teacher-tested” best practice methods for delivering meaningful, active learning experiences to K-12 students, with special emphasis on differentiating instruction and closing the achievement gap.
Joel Rothblatt, Southern California Social Science Association, Los Angeles, CA; Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Janie Hubbard, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Scott Petri, John F. Kennedy High School, Los Angeles, CA; Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Los Angeles, CA
Searching for compelling elementary lesson plans tied to a wide array of NCSS Notable Tradebooks in Social Studies? Look no further! Participants will receive a CD with all lesson plans.
JoAnn Wood, Cobb County School District, Marietta, GA; Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Elizabeth Wilson, Lisa Matherson, Cynthia Sunal, Janie Hubbard, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Tammy C. Brown, Faulkner University, Montgomery, AL; Lynn Kelley, Amanda Pendergrass, University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL; Joseph Labant, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; Carrie Lentz, Katy Independent School District, Katy, TX; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Sarah Hartman, College of Coastal Georgia, Brunswick, GA; Deborah Morowski, Theresa McCormick, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; Debra Erikson, Murray State University, Murray, KY; Ruth Busby, Troy University, Troy, AL; Blythe Hinitz, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
ASA Symposium (Session 1): Reading/Writing in the Classroom to Engage Critical and Creative ThinkingSubmitted by David Bailor on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:14am
First session in four-part symposium. Focuses on resources that increase engagement in reading/writing in interactive format. Offers proven resources to excite students and introduces blogging and book trailers as methodologies
Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC
Session 5.8: It's hip to be SQUARSS": Supporting Quantitative Understanding, Analysis, and Research in the Social Studies"Submitted by TimDaly on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 11:38pm
This round-table session discusses key issues regarding: what makes good" quantitative research, the relationship between quantitative and qualitative research, deconstructing the stigma of quantitative research, and quantitative research and policy-making."Presenters: Ryan Knowles, University of Missouri; Brett Levy, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Keith Barton, Indiana University Bloomington; Judith Torney-Purta, University of Maryland; Carole Hahn, Emory University
The current situation in rural and urban settings brings forth several questions regarding the importance of contextualized teaching and learning, teacher preparation, and its relationship to the social studies. Drawing upon conceptual delineations of place-based, rural and urban education we pose a series of questions to engage fellow Social Studies teacher educators in dialogue about our practice. Presenters: Whitney Blankenship, Rhode Island College; Michelle Reidel, Georgia Southern University; Caroline Sullivan, Georgia State University
Chair: Lisa Buchanan, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Discussant: Laura Willox, University of West Georgia
- Paper 1: Present at the Creation: Social Studies Supervisors Develop Their Own Assessment
Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University
- Paper 2: By Teachers for Teachers: Engaging Colorado Educators as the Creators of 21st Century Social Studies Curricula
Collegiality at its finest! Bring your syllabi and/or assignments and join peers for dialogue designed to uncover places to interject issues centered social studies into your existing teacher education curriculum.Presenters: Kim Koeppen, Hamline University; Scott Wylie, Teachers College; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown;Jay Shuttleworth, Columbia University