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School Administrator's Perceptions of Potential Social Studies Employees


The purpose of this qualitative research was to determine the perspectives held by current secondary education public school principals when dealing with potential social studies teachers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Lindon Ratliff, Mississippi State University - Meridian Campus, Meridian, MS

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1027
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Psychology & Social Justice: Activities to Promote Excellence to Equity


Learn activities to teach cross-cultural and positive psychology to help students understand social justice. These activities provide a rich opportunity to learn psychology and promote social engagement.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Amy Fineburg, Oak Mountain High School, Shelby County, AL

Room: 
304
session id: 
25
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Lawrence Kohlberg: Someone You Should Know and Learn From


Watch rare video of my friend and colleague, Harvard University Professor Lawrence Kohlberg as he explains his theory and passion for social justice.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Sam Gomberg, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Room: 
620
session id: 
388
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Report from Japan's Post 3.11 Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster


A scholar from Sendai shares his experience with the natural disaster and on-going recovery effort. The session explores the avenues for national/international civic engagements for youth in post 3.11 Japan.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Misato Yamaguchi, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA; Jin'ichiro Saito, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
938
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Beyond Just War and Pacifism: A Window to Peace


Learn strategies to help students think critically about when or if war is justified. Lesson plans provided to promote critical thinking about major conflicts in the world today.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Sandra Oldendorf, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
776
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Social Networking in Social Studies for a Global Perspective


The authors reflect on this use of social networking in the social studies classroom, and the potential opportunities and challenges in using it to foster global citizenship.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Brad Maguth, The University of Akron, Akron, OH; Misato Yamaguchi, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA

Room: 
310
session id: 
323
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Putting Bloom's Taxonomy to Rest


This influential framework has crippled the teaching of thinking and subject matter in social studies for decades. The session explains the problem and offers an alternative approach and sample resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Roland Case, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia

Room: 
308
session id: 
346
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Being We the People: Engaging Students Across Cultures


Using the National Constitution Center's international program, Being We the People as a case study, participants will look a new ways to engage students across cultures using multimedia platforms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA; Kathleen Maher, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
205
session id: 
758
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Over the River, Through the Woods: Human Migration and Topography


Participants will experience a lesson analyzing the influence of topography on early transportation routes, comparing and contrasting patterns of movement during the westward expansion.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Debby Swope, Grace Christian Schools, Medford, OR

Room: 
615
session id: 
637
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Territorial Claims and Geographical Naming Issues on the Pacific Rim


The political geography of the Pacific Rim includes territorial claims and geographical naming. Diplomatic and national interests spotlight the Spratly Islands and sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Joseph Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Jongnam Choi, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Room: 
616
session id: 
954
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