U.S. History

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

Room: 
105
session id: 
389
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Digital Alternatives to Textbooks: What are my Options?


Digital resources are poised to replace the traditional textbook in your classroom. Come to learn about options available to you in the areas of US and World History.

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

Aaron Willis, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA

Room: 
125
session id: 
396
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Teaching about Fred Korematsu and the Japanese American WWII Internment


Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu’s daughter, will share her father’s story about his fight against the WWII Japanese-American Internment through the video “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights” and Korematsu Institute curriculum.

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

Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA; Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
263
session id: 
647
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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

Room: 
123
session id: 
293
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JFK, Social Studies, and the Common Core


Learn what role to play in classroom instruction now that the Common Core State Standards are being implemented.

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

Clara Colbert, Veronica Majerol, Kimone Johnson, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY

Room: 
104
session id: 
984
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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: 

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

Room: 
276
session id: 
459
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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: 

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

Room: 
101
session id: 
348
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Making Invisible History Visible


How can students get involved in finding "untold stories" about African American History? This session helps schools engage students in civic learning experiences that center around preserving African American history.

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

Barry Thomas, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NE; John Moore, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Room: 
240
session id: 
827
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Champion of Academic Freedom: A Tribute to Jack L. Nelson


This session sponsored by the NCSS Academic Freedom Community will offer a discussion of Jack Nelson’s contributions to social studies education and present a lifetime achievement award.

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

Robert Dahlgren, State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY; Nancy Patterson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Room: 
241
session id: 
340
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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; Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Joseph Feinberg, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA; Paul Fitchett, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC; Christine Baron, Boston University, MA; Theresa McCormick, Deborah Morowski, Auburn University, AL

Room: 
100
session id: 
47
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