Session 3.3


Chair: Ken Vogler, University of South Carolina
Discussant: Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University

  • Paper 1: Six Who Actually Teach Elementary Social Studies: Fighting Marginalization through School Culture
          Derek Anderson, Northern Michigan University
  • Paper 2: Is it Cute or Does it Count? Learning to Teach for Meaningful Social Studies in Elementary Grades
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Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Room: 
America's Center 122
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Session 2.8: Talking Back, Beyond, and Between: Conversations of Possibilities with Critical Theory in Social Studies Education


What does critical theory bring to social studies research and teaching? This dialogic session invites participants to examine this and other questions related to the relevance of critical theory in social education in the 21st century.

Presenters: Sandra Schmidt, Teachers College, Avner Segall, Michigan State University; Mark Helmsing, Michigan State University
Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
Room: 
America's Center 127
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Session 3.1: The Impact of Visually Centered Modes of History Teaching and Learning


The visual and digital turns in history teaching and learning have created new opportunities for teachers to foster disciplined historical inquiry. This session will examine how history teachers are employing digital and visual resources to better motivate students while at the same time creating authentic, complex historical thinking experiences.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Room: 
America's Center 120
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Session 3.2: Citizenship, Gender, & Social Class: Critically Analyzing the 2010 National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies


Discourse analysis (Gee, 2011) is employed to uncover the broader discourses surrounding citizenship, gender, and social class in the 2010 NCSS National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies. Each paper is uniquely focused; combined, they illuminate how discourse in the NCSS standards may impact social studies education in schools.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:00am - 12:15pm
Room: 
America's Center 121
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Session 2.6


Chair: George Lipscomb, Furman University
Discussant: Gayle Thieman, Portland State University

  • Paper 1: The Growth of Online Participatory Politics: Implications for Civic Ed
          Joseph Kahne, Mills College; Ellen Middaugh, Mills College
  • Paper 2: The Elicitation of Students' Historical Imagination through Desktop Documentary Making
          James Schul, Winona State University
  • Paper 3: Technology Use in Social Studies Classroom in Indiana
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Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
Room: 
America's Center 125
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Session 2.7: Sifuna Okwethu (We Want What's Ours): Short Documentary Film Screening


In this session, participants will view an 18-minute documentary about land rights in post-Apartheid South Africa, learn about the attendant grassroots curriculum, and discuss varied curricula in social studies classrooms.

Presenters: Jillian Ford, Kennesaw State University
Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
Room: 
America's Center 126
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Session 2.5


Chair: Hillary Conklin, DePaul University
Discussant: Caroline Sullivan, Georgia State University

  • Paper 1: Middle School Student Teachers Appropriating Deliberation: Challenges and Triumphs
          Carolyn Weber, Murray State University
  • Paper 2: Parent-Teacher Conference Simulations in a Middle Grades Social Studies Methods Course
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Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
Room: 
America's Center 124
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Session 2.3


Chair: Alex Cuenca, Saint Louis University
Discussant: Carl Anderson, Penn State University

  • Paper 1: Learning about Structural Racism in Social Studies Teacher Education
          Ryan Crowley, University of Texas at Austin
  • Paper 2: Portrayals of the President: Race, Cultural Memory, and Barack Obama as Official Knowledge
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Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
Room: 
America's Center 122
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Session 2.4


Chair: Annette Simmons, College of St. Scholastica
Discussant: Christine Baron, Boston University

  • Paper 1: Civics teachers' Perceptions of the Differences Between Teaching Democratic Principles to Immigrant and Refugee Students
          Jeremy Hilburn, University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Paper 2: How Teachers Conceptualize Democracy and Practice in the Classroom
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Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
Room: 
America's Center 123
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Session 2.1: Is the Concept of Historical Significance "Significant" in the Preparation of History Teachers?


This symposium explores the second-order concept of "historical significance." We examine how preservice teachers and teacher educators make sense of significance and consider its utility within our respective contexts.   --> read more »

Time: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 9:30am - 10:45am
Room: 
America's Center 120
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