Social Sciences

Poster Session-"To Be in Tax or Not" Simulation Game


Simulation game that every class member can play together under teacher's instruction, all the while participants realize the value of solidarity, fairness, sharing, sense of community and so on.

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

Sang Hee Kim, In-heon Middle School, Seoul, Korea

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
689
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Poster Session-Inquiry-Based Social Studies in the Era of Standardized Testing


How do novice teachers find the time and resources to teach the social studies within the current educational paradigm? Moreover, in what ways does the culture of standardized testing effect the way in which practitioners value the social studies?These are the main questions addressed in this presentation. Teacher-participants considered the position of the social studies within their burgeoning ideas about curriculum and pedagogy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Page Fahrig-Pendse, Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA, US; Jasmine Knowles, Freire Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
32
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Poster Session-Developing Scientific Attitudes in Primary School Pupils: A Humanistic Approach to Social Studies Teaching and Learning


This paper examines the development of scientific attitudes in enhancing effective teaching and learning of social studies. It equally looks at how teachers can adopt a humanistic approach.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Florence Modupe Osalusi, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
310
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Poster Session-Tips for Success in the National Board Certification Process


This session will offer practical suggestions to candidates at any level who are trying to gain or renew certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

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

Alvin Peters, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
177
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Poster Session-Religion in the Public Schools: Guidelines for Teachers


This session will provide helpful guidelines for how teachers can approach the topic of religion in the public school classroom while remaining within the law and respecting students' rights.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Ben Bindewald, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; Rory Tannebaum, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; Patrick Womac, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
853
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Poster Session-Analyze That!: Social Studies Literacies for 21st-Century Citizens


Attendees will practice, and gain knowledge of, several effective literacy strategies that are used to encourage analysis of both traditional and 21st century texts in the era of Common Core.

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

Anne Beck, Dibble Middle School, Dibble, OK, US; Daniel Krutka, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
944
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Poster Session-Back to the Basics! Accessing Social Studies through Common Core


A project design enabling student teachers to assess the Common Core standards. Qualitative and quantitative data from secondary students, student teachers, and cooperating teachers evaluating the success of the project.

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

Barry Joyce, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, US; Hannah Kim, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
716
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Poster Session-At-Risk Youth, Current Events, and Social Justice


What if your entire class were at-risk students? Come learn how to use current events anchored in social justice themes to engage transient, unmotivated students in the world around them.

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

Joseph Cormack, Lawrence Gardner High School (Kansas Juvenile Correctional Center), Topeka, KS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
201
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Poster Session-Living for the Future: Professionalizing Preservice Candidates


If social studies councils are to continue growing and prospering, the professionalization of pre-service teachers can lead to a renewed advocacy of social studies education.

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

Matt Gault, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US; Derrick Hershberger, Unviersity of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US; Don Imler, Hollidaysburg High School, Hollidaysburg, PA, US; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US; Corey Salem, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnsto

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
230
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Critical Issues in Social Studies Assessment


This roundtable session examines critical issues in standardized assessment -- including both ends and means, principles and practices -- from local, state, national, and global perspectives.

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

Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, US; Cathy Covington, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, US; Chris Harth, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Jackson, MS, US; Michelle Herczog, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Los Angeles, CA, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
958
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