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Preparing NCSS/CAEP Program Reports

Thursday, December 1, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

This clinic will prepare participants to review teacher preparation programs in socal studies or related disciplines and to update current reviewers in applying NCSS Standards for the CAEP Program Review Process.  

Fee: $300 for members, $360 for nonmembers

Students Can Ask Great Questions (and Give Better Answers)

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:35pm to 6:17pm
Explore the Melbourne Method, a Socratic seminar style approach to reading and arguing about texts, and its components: asking questions, answering questions, and evaluating those answers (and questions).

Re-Thinking Social Studies in a STEM-Focused Higher Education Environment

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:35pm to 6:17pm
Examine an innovative multi-disciplinary learning team project that situates social science (social studies education) at the center of an HBCU STEM literacy initiative.

Cultivating Social Justice and Cultural Diversity in Harsh Climates

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
We do not live in a post-colonial era. Colonialism 1.0 has been upgraded to Colonialism 2.0. Explore the struggle to cultivate social justice and cultural diversity in harsh climates.

Which Field Experience Design is Best for Social Studies Methods?

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Preservice teachers benefit from quality field experiences, but what is the best design for social studies? Mixed-methods analyses of 81 students' responses compare four variations of field experience designs.

... and with Social Studies Instruction for ALL

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Our democracy depends on all students being engaged in social studies. Learn how preservice teachers use Universal Design for Learning to create inquiry opportunities in social studies for all students.

How Do I Teach Them? SDAIE Methodologies in Rural Wisconsin

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
4:25pm to 4:55pm
Explore the difficulties in teaching social studies methodologies for English Language Learners to preservice teachers at a racially homogenous university.

What Do I Stand For? Self-Identification Techniques for Novice Teachers

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Consider how the C3 Inquiry Arc can help early career teachers look inward in order to better plan fair and objective learning activities.

Join the Club: Social Studies Ed as Service

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
A student-led social studies education club allows preservice social studies teachers to take control of their learning, collaborate across cohorts, and give service to the community and field.

Cultivating Preservice Teachers' Cultural Competency

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Learn about implementing a cultural immersion course to develop preservice teachers' cultural competency. Participants will share lessons learned and supportive materials to use when implementing a similar course.

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