The highly successful Mexican American Studies (MAS) program in Tucson was banned last year. See the acclaimed PBS film "Precious Knowledge" about this program, and hear from our special guest, MAS co-founder Sean Arce.
This clinic prepares participants to review teacher preparation programs in social studies or related disciplines and to update current reviewers in applying NCSS Standards in the NCATE Program Review process.
Leah Engelhardt, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
How do you construct a curriculum that includes positive representations of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people, history and events? This session will provide guidance on content development as well as examples of available resources and instructional strategies.
Jenny Betz, GLSEN, New York, NY; Robert McGarry, GLSEN, New York, NY
This interactive presentation will model structures and strategies that help students listen to and learn from perspectives that differ from their own or with which they disagree strongly.
John King, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; Margaret Perrrow, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
Led by a sixteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop will explore teaching and learning strategies that fully engage student learners and raise rigor in the inclusive classroom.
Ray Kinzie, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois
This workshop will discover bullying among students. Participants will learn and share Facing History's multimedia resources that stimulate and promote safe environment in schools.
Taraneh Sabouri, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY
Using US History, Michelle Alexander's recently published book, "The New Jim Crow," and 20th century African-American responses to racism, we will examine strategies for our students' social/political engagement with racism.
Tom Kucharski, New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL; Spiro Bolos, New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL
This session will share over 20 technology resources appropriate for elementary educators! Learn to capture video using Firefox, explore Animoto, discover cool Google tools, learn about Prezi and Glogging too!
Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Kristi Stricker, Concordia University, Chicago, IL
African-American Folktales: Embracing African-American Students' Character and Content through StorySubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 1:03pm
Stories give us voice, shape and direction. Explore adapted African-American folktales that connect with student's character and content knowledge. Focus: African-American students in high poverty and low performing schools.
Rénard Harris, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Pre-service and current elementary school teachers in a graduate social studies course utilized digital storytelling to document and accurately portray the first-person narratives of international students from multiple countries.
Gilbert Duenas, Ph.D., Auburn University at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL; Sandra Vigilant, Auburn University at Montgomery, Montgomery, AL