Interactive presentation for preservice educators. Proven methods will focus on transitioning from college to professional career, interviewing techniques, networking and more. Bring your résumé! Underclasspersons attendance encouraged.
Melissa Collum, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI, WI, US; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Middle School, West Salem, WI, US
The editors of a new NCSS publication present this unique volume, which combines Common Core skills with preK-Grade 5 social studies units, each based on a classic elementary text.
Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO, US; Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ, US; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Give your students some direction towards effective searching. Tools from the Right Question Institute, librarians across the country, Common Sense Media, and Public Learning Media Laboratory will be shared.
Sara Armstrong, Sara Armstrong Consulting, Berkeley, CA, US
This session explores principles for teaching about human rights derived from research in schools in the United States, Colombia, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. This research illustrates areas in which students have conflicting or incomplete understandings, as well as the differing approaches taken by teachers in varied settings.
Keith Barton, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Arlene Benitez, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Kathryn Engebretson, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US
Today's numerous information sources combined with politicized news reporting create a difficult environment for a student trying to sort fact from opinion. Skewed News Tutor's founder will share lesson ideas.
Colleen Krantz, Skewed News Tutor, Adel, IA, US
The audience will be engaged in fascinating elementary level lessons based on a wide variety of NCSS Notable Tradebooks. All audience members will receive a CD containing the lesson plans.
Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA, US; Ruth Busby, Troy University, Troy, AL, US; Lois Christensen, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, US; Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters!, Indianapolis, IN, US; Mary Haas, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, US; Heather Hagan, Indi
Based on a multi-year study in Michigan schools, this interactive session will feature resources and demonstrate how teachers are integrating geography and world history in a research-based, meaningful way.
Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US; Lauren McArthur Harris, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US; Jennifer Palacios Wirz, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, US
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.
Mark Previte, Corey Salem, Derrick Hershberger, Matt Gault, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA; Don Imler, Hollidaysburg High School, Hollidaysburg, PA
This session focuses on the benefits of literature that helps children rethink gender stereotypes. Picture books and instructional strategies are discussed that present multiple masculinities and gender non-conforming characters.
Kay Chick, Penn State Altoona, PA
Social studies teachers must address literacy standards sometimes at the expense of their curriculum. This session explores techniques that keep the focus on social studies while still addressing critical literacies.
Aimee Alexander-Shea, Eastern Oregon University, Gresham, OR