Join us for a panel discussion of current issues regarding academic freedom and teaching.
Robert Dahlgren, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY; Nancy Patterson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
A collaborative teaching model demonstrates integration of several academic disciplines focusing on education and social justice across time, place, and vulnerable populations through critical thinking, literacy, reflection, and artful expression.
Margo Collier, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; liz Keefe, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; Rebecca Sanchez, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; Linney Wix, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Built on the premise that the shortest distance between two people is a story, this presentation shows how to use the tools of a fiction writer to teach history.
Krista Russell, Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, GA
Bruce Springsteen's songs "Sinaloa Cowboys" and "The Line" can provide opportunities to discuss the pull and push factors related to immigration. Presenters will share middle-school students' responses to these songs.
Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Pablo Ramirez, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
The emphasis and treatment of religious diversity in P-12 social studies classrooms is presented based on a national social studies survey that included over 10,000 respondents.
Jeffrey Hawkins, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; Hartwick James, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI; Mark Schroeder, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
This presentation is about Zoroaster's Songs and the experiences of the Zoroastrians who have immigrated to the United States from Iran.
Khodadad Kaviani, Central Washington University, Lynnwood, WA
Information no longer needs to be presented in a linear fashion. Learn how to create non-linear video presentations where the viewer can select a unique path through linked videos.
Gregory Kulowiec, Plymouth Public Schools / EdTechTeacher, Plymouth, MA
Working with a historical society, professional archeologists, and schools, this session provides a practical story as to how one might incorporate active archeological research into the curriculum.
Douglas Lare, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA; Michael Gray, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA
Session will share resources for exploring the balance between civility and free expression in today's world. Participants receive program ideas, including video discussion starters, for customizable use with students.
Tiffany Middleton, American Bar Association Division for Public Education, Chicago, IL; Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association Division for Public Education, Chicago, IL
This poster session provides a gender analysis of NCSS Notable Trade book winners for the intermediate grades for the years 2006-2008.
Kay Chick, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA