Social Sciences

Teaching Justice


2013 Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice
Environmental. Political. Social. Participants will grapple with historical and modern circumstances of justice by exploring six interactive teaching techniques and educational resource stations.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Sarah Segal, Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR

Room: 
120
session id: 
1026
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Giddy Up! Gettin' Up, Gettin' Movin' with Social Studies


2013 Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award Recipient
Join this session to experience varied instructional strategies in a Westward Expansion lesson that will "git" your students moving and active. Challenge their critical thinking, interpret primary source documents and then let their creativity flow. A hands-on session!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Rhonda Watton, Templeton Middle School, Sussex, WI

Room: 
120
session id: 
1025
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Energize your Social Studies Instruction


2013 Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award Recipient
The presenter will share six simple strategies that she has developed over the years that teachers can use to energize their instruction, get more out of every lesson and help students remember and LOVE social studies!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary School, Lansing, MI

Room: 
120
session id: 
1023
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Tackling the Depth/Breadth Problem in AP Social Studies


2012 Exemplary Research Award Recipient
This session provides a strategy for penetrating the depth/breadth tension in AP courses, which are known for "coverage" and sometimes "rigor" but lag behind contemporary research on how people learn.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Walter Parker, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Room: 
120
session id: 
1017
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ASA Symposium (Session 4): Teaching with Data


Fourth presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on simple, free Internet datasets to engage students in hands-on sociological data analysis and to align sociology curricula with Core Curricula in Math and English.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Lynette Hoelter, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jean Shin, Margaret Vitullo, Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL

Room: 
Renaissance Hotel Landmark Ballroom 1
session id: 
750
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ASA Symposium (Session 3): Teaching the Sociological Imagination


Third presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on active simulations, lesson plans, technology, and other proven strategies to engage high school sociology students’ learning of the sociological imagination process.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:06pm
Presenters: 

Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jean Shin, Margaret Vitullo, Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
Renaissance Hotel Landmark Ballroom 1
session id: 
743
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ASA Symposium (Session 2): Social and Economic Impacts of Immigration


Second presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on the social and economic impacts of immigration, including fertility, mobility, labor, education, income, and population trends. Especially useful for sociology and geography teachers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

J.S. Sandoval, Saint Louis University, MO; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Jean Shin, Margaret Vitullo, Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association Washington DC; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Room: 
Renaissance Hotel, Landmark Ballroom 1
session id: 
737
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ASA Symposium (Session 1): Intro to High School Sociology Resources


First presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on resources to increase student engagement and learning. Offers resources for exciting and involving students. Introduces strategies to increase collaboration among high school teachers.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jean Shin, Margaret Vitullo, Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association Washington, DC

Room: 
Renaissance Hotel, Landmark Ballroom 1
session id: 
730
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Beyond Family Trees: Critical Literacy Approaches to Personal History


The construct of "family" is an experiential starting point for children in understanding history and "the past." Teachers promote just and equitable classrooms when they employ inclusive and relevant approaches.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Lisa Nagel, St. Anne's School of Annapolis, Annapolis, MD, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
767
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Mystic Rhythms: Bring Historic African Drumming to your Classroom


Participate in an African drum circle to learn how playing drums from Africa’s history improves student self-esteem, fosters relationships across grade levels and social circles, and generates excitement about school.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Ray Kinzie, Hitch Elementary School, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
274
session id: 
543
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