Social Sciences

Transform Your Teaching! How to Make Your Teaching 4C Compatible


Led by a nineteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop explores 4C-related teaching strategies that strengthen critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, and communication in the 21st century classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Ray Kinzie, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL

Room: 
104
session id: 
652
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Calling all NBCT's and Teachers interested in National Board Certification


All NBC teachers or those interested in certification or renewal-this session is for you! Three certified teachers will discuss the benefits, ins and outs of certification, and the National Board Certified Teachers community.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Michael Yell, Hudson Middle School, Hudson, WI; Kim O’Neil, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; Peggy Jackson, Moriarty High School, Moriarty, NM

Room: 
301
session id: 
1304
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Social Studies Strategies that Prepare Students for College, Career


The Instruction Community shares several “teacher-tested” best practice methods for delivering meaningful, active learning experiences to K-12 students, with special emphasis on differentiating instruction and closing the achievement gap.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Joel Rothblatt, Southern California Social Science Association, Los Angeles, CA; Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Janie Hubbard, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Scott Petri, John F. Kennedy High School, Los Angeles, CA; Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
310
session id: 
1303
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ASA Symposium (Session 1): Reading/Writing in the Classroom to Engage Critical and Creative Thinking


First session in four-part symposium. Focuses on resources that increase engagement in reading/writing in interactive format. Offers proven resources to excite students and introduces blogging and book trailers as methodologies

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
109
session id: 
1009
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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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