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Research & Social Studies Practice in Conversation: Addressing Race in the Social Studies & Using Role-Play to Tackle Political Discussions

Fri Nov 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Room: 
Moscone West 3014

Sponsored by the NCSS Research Community

Presentation of research relevant to social studies classrooms: 1) Approaches to centralizing race in social studies by working against individual prejudice or against racial inequity, 2) How role-play in the classroom, when carefully designed and implemented, can help students discuss political issues, take on different perspectives, and understand political processes.

Christopher C. Martell, Boston University, Boston, MA; Kaylene M. Stevens, Framingham High School, Framingham, MA; Jane C. Lo, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL