Social Sciences

When “Why?” and “What If?” are the Right Answers


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.

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

Sara Armstrong, Sara Armstrong Consulting, Berkeley, CA

Room: 
265
session id: 
381
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Introducing "Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards"


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.

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

Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO

Room: 
267
session id: 
889
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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, Topeka, KS

Room: 
America's Ballroom Prefunction Area, Second Level
session id: 
201
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SkewU: Helping Students Become More Discerning News Viewers


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.

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

Colleen Krantz, Skewed News, Adel, IA

Room: 
274
session id: 
171
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The NCSS Notable Tradebooks- Engaging Elementary Lesson Plans!


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.

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

Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, CA; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA; Mary Haas, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV; Lois Christensen, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; Sharon Ross, Janie Hubbard, Holly Swain, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Sarah Hartman, College of Coastal Georgia, Brunswick, GA; Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters!, Indianapolis, IN; Debbie Morowski, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; Ruth Busby, Troy University, Troy, AL; M. Gail Hickey, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, IN; Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
264/265/266
session id: 
959
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ASA Symposium (Session 4): Teaching with Data


Fourth presentation in four-part symposium. This session focuses on simple, free Internet datasets to engage students in hands-on sociological data analysis and 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, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

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


Third presentation in four-part symposium. This session 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 - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

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

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


Second presentation in four-part symposium. This session 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, St. Louis, MO; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

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


This is the first presentation in a four-part symposium. The session will focus on resources to increase student engagement and learning, and ways to excite and involve students. We will introduce strategies to increase collaboration among 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, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Room: 
Landmark Ballroom 1, Renaissance Hotel
session id: 
730
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Jean Fair Memorial Symposium on Sustainability


This symposium will address sustainability from the perspective of four academic disciplines--Information Technology, Geography, Economics, and Political Science. Presenters will discuss how the discipline defines sustainability problems and suggest possible policy approaches to address the problems.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 5:30pm
Presenters: 

Michael Berson, Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Joseph Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; James Davis, Social Science Education Consortium, Lafayette, CO; Suzanne Helburn, University of Colorado, Denver, CO; Charles White, Boston University, Boston, MA

Room: 
609
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