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!
Debbie Henny, Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ; Ken Leonard, Foundation for Teaching Economics, Davis, CA
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.
Michelle Cude, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; Holly Hoover, Stonewall Jackson High School, Quicksburg, VA
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
Chair: Dan Jares, Elmhurst College
Discussant: Alexandra Hawkins, Teachers College --> read more »