Social Studies Strategies that Prepare Students for College, Career


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
310
session id: 
1303
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The NCSS Notable Tradebooks: Engaging Elementary Lesson Plans!


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
Sheraton Hotel Back Bay B, Independence East, Independence West
session id: 
366
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ASA Symposium (Session 1): Reading/Writing in the Classroom to Engage Critical and Creative Thinking


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

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
109
session id: 
1009
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CUFA Board Meeting (Board Members Only)


Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Room: 
Renaissance Hotel Shaw Boardroom
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CUFA Business Meeting


Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Room: 
America's Center 130
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CUFA/IA Reception


Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Room: 
Renaissance Hotel Statler Ballroom
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Session 5.8: It's hip to be SQUARSS": Supporting Quantitative Understanding, Analysis, and Research in the Social Studies"


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
Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Room: 
America's Center 127
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Session 0.4: Rural and Urban Education: What Place in the Social Studies?


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

Session 0.5:
Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Room: 
America's Center 122
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Session 5.6


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
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Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Room: 
America's Center 125
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Session 5.7: Yes! Teacher Education's Got Issues, Too!


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
Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Room: 
America's Center 126
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