Chair the Fed: An Online Game to Teach Monetary Policy


The Fed's popular online game has been updated, and now features a robust learning component and enhanced functionality. Learn how to use this game as part of a dynamic personal finance and economics curriculum!

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

Rema Oxandaboure, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1322
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Archaeology and Social Studies: Making the Past Come Alive in your Classroom!


Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by the leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.

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

Meredith Langlitz, Archaeology Education Clearinghouse, Boston, MA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom B
session id: 
1321
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Meeting the Common Core through the Economic Way of Thinking


Join us as we examine the Constitution: An Economic Document. Participate in text analysis, close reading strategies for economic/history texts, and an active-learning simulation taking you back to Jamestown, pre-constitution!

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

Debbie Henny, Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ; Ken Leonard, Foundation for Teaching Economics, Davis, CA

Room: 
Exhibit Hall Classroom A
session id: 
1320
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Controversial Issues: From Conflict to Consensus


Teaching controversial issues often leads to uncomfortable classroom interaction for students. Learn to teach divisive topics while fostering appreciation and respect for multiple viewpoints using the Structured Academic Controversy Method.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Michelle Cude, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; Holly Hoover, Stonewall Jackson High School, Quicksburg, VA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
278
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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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