U.S. History

Research at the Core of Social Studies Practice


NCSS Research Community representatives will highlight the intersection between research and social studies practice. Research on content-based literacy and evidence-based instruction will be presented.

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

Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US; Christine Baron, Boston University, Boston, MA, US; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Joseph Feinberg, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, US; Paul Fitchett, The University of North Carolina

Room: 
100
session id: 
47
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Fighting for Equality: Exploring Civil Rights through the Common Core


This interactive session explores an elementary civil rights text set and activities used to integrate social studies and Common Core ELA standards in meaningful ways that deepen social studies understandings.

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

Lisa Brown Buchanan, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, US; Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
348
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Fostering Meaningful Student Vocabulary Learning in Middle School Classrooms


We will explore the vocabulary demands of textbooks, engage participants in learning instructional strategies that increase students’ long-lasting understanding, and share our research that reveals students’ perceptions of vocabulary learning.

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

Kathryn Hopkins, Fort Zumwalt School District, St. Charles, MO, US; Patrick Brown, Fort Zumwalt School District, St. Charles, MO, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
459
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Pop Culture in Social Studies: Using Superheroes to Engage Students


Familiar formats like superheroes, trading cards and action figures engage and motivate students. These strategies immerse students in social studies via pop culture, and help build Common Core connections.

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

Quinn Rollins, Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
293
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Teaching Literacy through History: Integrating History and the Common Core


The Gilder Lehrman Teaching Literacy through History program demonstrates how to integrate primary sources and Common Core literacy skills using research-based pedagogy and seminal American history documents.

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

Tim Bailey, The GIlder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, NY, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
389
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The Common Core in the History Classroom: Sources and Strategies


Using works of art from the 1913 Armory Show and primary sources covering concurrent social movements, participants will learn strategies to address the instructional shifts demanded by the CCSS.

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

Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
780
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Teaching American History through Art at the MFA, Boston


The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses one of the finest collections of American art. Learn how you can use the museum as a resource while meeting Common Core standards.

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

Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
838
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Teaching about Slavery: Insights from a Museum-Based Teacher Cohort


Discover archival documents and stories to represent the humanity of the enslaved, challenge your students’ thinking, and maintain sensitivity to racial dynamics in the classroom. Approaches tested for grades K-12.

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

Lisa Gilbert, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis, MO, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
474
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Motivate with Music and Media! The Hot 100+ Classroom Ideas


Experience classroom activities utilizing music and movie excerpts that help explain and interpret historical events in diverse ways for diverse learners. Packets of 100+ ideas provide resources for immediate use.

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

Judith Failoni, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO, US; Ed Wright, Brentwood High School, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
105
session id: 
503
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Teaching Early American Indian Pre-Contact/Contact Using Accurate Resources


Elementary teachers! Come learn about ideas, activities, lesson plans, and resources to teach about American Indians accurately, including overviews about pre-contact native cultures, Columbus Day and Thanksgiving.

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

Linda Bechtle, Midwest Institute for Native American Studies, Evanston, IL, US; Barbara Johnson, Evanston, IL, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
320
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