Mark Kissling, Penn State University
Surveying Pennsylvania Social Studies Teachers About (Teaching) Environmental Issues
As the current U.S. presidential administration shows little-to-no concern about climate change and other major environmental issues, how are social studies teachers thinking and teaching about these issues? This paper presents the results of an online survey in October of 2017 of over 1200 public-school social studies teachers across Pennsylvania.
Mark Kissling, Penn State University; Jonathan Bell, Penn State University
The Relationship between Teachers' Beliefs about Migration and Their Attitudes towards Immigrant Students
Discussant:Mark Kissling, Penn State University
An analysis of a nationwide quantitative study of K-12 teachers (n=5190) reveals the strong relationship between beliefs about borders and migration and attitudes towards educational rights for marginalized immigrant students. This paper will outline the data behind this study and the possible implications for teachers and teacher educators.
William McCorkle, Clemson University; Sophia Rodriguez, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Tim Monreal, University of South Carolina
Pre-Service Teachers' Perceptions about Master and Counter Narratives in the Curriculum
How do teachers utilize racial pedagogical content knowledge to manipulate benchmarks for the teaching of racial violence? This paper presents a study of history teachers use of RPCK to grapple with curricular standards.
Travis L. Seay, University of Florida