This interactive session features a panel of social studies teachers who have moved into their encores, and tips about how you can do this too.
Phyllis Segal, encore.org, Boston, MA; Barbara Vacarr, encore.org, San Francisco, CA; Diane Hart, Menlo Park, CA; Peggy Jackson, Moriarty High School, Moriarty, NM
This session examines a curriculum, instruction, and assessment (CIA) framework that encourages students to learn at a deeper level through critical, abstract and creative thinking. Resources will be shared.
Fay Gore, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC, @FayGore
This session will explore how advocacy at state and local levels has led to the largest graduating class of 2013 in the nation- the class of ECOT- online high school.
Sara Adducchio, ECOT, Columbus, OH; Matthew Olds, ECOT, Columbus, OH
This session examines critical issues in assessment within the context of the Common Core State Standards -- including principles and practices -- from local, state, national, and global perspectives.
Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA; Chris Harth, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, Jackson, MS
Guiding experienced secondary teachers to modify teaching practices to support teaching social studies as inquiry is not easy. What kind of professional experiences will build momentum within departments/schools/districts?
Susan Olds, Vacaville, CA
In this workshop, administrators will identify enduring skills in the C3 Framework, identify the types of assessments needed to develop baseline measures, and how to measure student growth.
Wayne Stevens, Kentucky Department of Education, Frankfort, KY; Katie Booth, Scott County High School, Georgetown, KY
Presenting CNN's 2013-2014 National Citizenship Award Program: Chad Pergracke's ""Living Lands & Waters.Org"" Environmental Service Program for schools, global ideals, and the social studies.
Frederick Isele, Western Illinois University, Moline, IL
How can teachers transform inquiry into informed action? Complete the Inquiry Arc! This session introduces the research, policy, and professional development needed to meet content learning and C3 goals.
Paul Baumann, Education Commission of the States, National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement, Denver, CO, @NCLCEatECS; Susan Abravanel, Susan Abravanel Consulting, LLC, Washington, DC
Learn about free, online professional development that supports Common Core and historical thinking. Educators develop ""on the job"" by using model curriculum, and collecting artifacts of their professional growth.
Ellen Noonan, American Social History Project (CUNY), New York, NY; Leah Potter, American Social History Project (CUNY), New York, NY
This session will provide recent research on state civic education policy and gather those interested in what contributed to recent advocacy success and lessons for future policy efforts.
Abby Kiesa, CIRCLE/Tufts University, Medford, MA, @abbyik; Surbhi Godsay, CIRCLE/Tufts University, Medford, MA, @sgodsay; Ted McConnell, Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, Washington, DC, @civicednow