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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.

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.

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.

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Give students the power to bring historical content to life using HSTRY's free interactive timeline tool.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.

Hamilton: Using Music to Promote Inquiry in Social Studies

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Explore teaching strategies to integrate music from Broadway's Hamilton into an inquiry-based unit. Examine song lyrics, make connections to primary sources, and receive ready-to-use lesson plans.

Do Ask, Do Tell: LGBTQ Roundtable

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Are you questioning how to approach LGBTQ issues in your classroom? Do you have answers to the questions? Join this community discussion lead by leaders in LGBTQ education.

Challenging Textbooks with Your Students: Separating Truth from Fabrications

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Often textbook information is perceived as total truth, but what if some events in history books are full of inaccuracies? Turn your classroom into an investigative laboratory, through question-based lessons.

The Power of Web Mapping: Not Your Grandfather's GIS

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:35am to 9:05am
ArcGIS Online is a Swiss Army knife for social studies teachers. In just 30 minutes, learn how to engage students by adding this versatile tool to your classroom.

Immigration Activism in a Red State

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:05pm to 2:35pm
There are immigrant activist movements growing, even in more conservative states like South Carolina. Teachers can play a part in these movements by empowering students to be agents of change.


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