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From Non-Racism to Anti-Racism in Social Studies Education

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Community sponsored scholar session discusses the content of the journal article, From Non-Racism to Anti-Racism in Social Studies Education: Social studies and racial pedagogical content knowledge.

When the Levees Broke: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn about the 1927 Mississippi Flood and engage your students in discovering the role of the federal government in citizens' lives and the effect of this natural disaster on the Great Migration.

Threading Culture, Analysis, and Creativity into the Tapestry of Psychology

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Want to weave cultural psychology into multiple units? Foster evaluation, creativity, and other 21st century skills? Take several projects and ideas home to thread into your psychology classroom.

Hip-Hop, Popular Culture, and Race: Exploring Stereotypes Using Hip-Hop Culture

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
4:20pm to 4:50pm
Popular culture and hip-hop can be integrated into social studies, aligned with standards to explore racial stereotypes. Students can become more critically aware of how the media shapes racial attitudes.

Using Inquiry to Teach about Race in Social Studies

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Community sponsored session to model inquiry lessons on race. Lessons appear in forthcoming edited volume, Race lessons: Using inquiry to teach about race in social studies.

Global Historical Agency through Graphic Texts: Abina to Zahra's Paradise

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:00am to 9:00am
With a focus on Trevor Getz's Abina and the Important Men, explore the myriad ways that graphic histories can introduce and reinforce student understanding of historical agency.

Creating Visual Literacy in the Social Studies Classroom

Sunday, December 4, 2016 -
8:00am to 10:00am
Participate in creating a social studies classroom that integrates the arts. Learn strategies for teaching students to decode visual clues in historic artwork, political cartoons, and photographs.

Reimagining Ancient Rome: Lessons from the NEH Seminar in Rome

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Explore visual and written primary sources for teaching rhetoric and power in Ancient Rome. Inspired by our summer studies, we brought the Eternal City back to our classrooms.

Create, Explore, and Engage: Using Hstry in the Classroom

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Give students the power to bring historical content to life using HSTRY's free interactive timeline tool. Explore best practices of providing opportunities for students to show their mastery of content.

Integrating GPS and Geocaching into Teaching

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Geocaching is fun, but it's also an activity that can be used to explore any subject, including math, science, and social studies, in an engaging way to enhance student learning.


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