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Monday, October 3

  1. page SCCSS Conference Presentations edited ... Go Fly a KiteHave you ever thought of teaching the Holocaust by flying a kite or painting a bu…
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    Go Fly a KiteHave you ever thought of teaching the Holocaust by flying a kite or painting a butterfly? Come to this session and learn about teaching the Holocaust through an exciting international program called iearn (international education and resource network) and a new Art in History project created by the Houston Holocaust Musuem.Focus: instruction: middle/junior highResources:
    Korea: The Unfinished WarThis presentation will provide an introductory unit to the Korean War, a conflict that is still unfinished and has the potential to become an even greater threat to global security.Focus: content; instruction: secondary; researchResources:
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    instruction: elementaryResources: {Craft Powerpoint.pptx}
    Strategies for SuccessParticipants receive and overview of various SS strategies for differentiated instruction, integration, and overall management. Included is an overview of notebooking, making foldables, formative and summative assessment practices, projects and ways to make it all work.Focus: administration; assessment/evaluation; content: K-16; multipurpose/generalResources:
    Step Away from the Textbook!Step away from the textbook and take advantage of activities, song parodies, games, jokes, etc. that are completely aligned to the SC Social Studies Standards.Focus: administration; content; instruction: K-12Resources:
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  3. page SCCSS Conference Presentations edited ... Linking Literacy Skills and HistoryThis session will focus on strategies to embed literacy in …
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    Linking Literacy Skills and HistoryThis session will focus on strategies to embed literacy in Social Studies content. Ideas for using research, technology and best practices as a means of student engagement will be addressed.Focus: content; instruction: K-8Resources: {TAH Presentation handouts.pdf}
    Women, Weaponry & World War IIDistance technologies, the aircraft carrier the USS Yorktown, its Medal of Honor Museum and their volunteer veterans help the Patriot's Point Naval & Maritime Museum use living history to connect students and teachers to the changing roles of women and the development of weaponry during World War II.Focus: assessment/evaluation; content; instruction: K-8Resources:
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    secondary; researchResources: Website & Resources for the Classroom
    The Civil War: Healing a Nation's WoundsThis session uses folklore, biography, and historic fiction to teach how national leaders coped with the physical hardship and emotional pain of the Civil War. Emphasis will be on integrating ELA and SS standards.Focus: administration; content; instruction: K-12Resources:
    Using Mentor Texts and Noticing Charts to Study Primary SourcesRather than explaining what the discourse means in a primary source, this session shows teachers how to take mentor texts to teach students how to discover meaning for themselves. Teachers will take away strategies that can be applied immediately.Focus: content; instruction: K-16; multipurpose/generalResources:
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Saturday, October 1

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Friday, September 30

  1. page SCCSS Conference Presentations edited ... Focus: content; instruction: middle/junior high, secondary; multipurpose/general Resources: …
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    Focus: content; instruction: middle/junior high, secondary; multipurpose/general
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    Frank**Frank Baker's Powerpoint (willPowerpoint** ( link to powerpoint will be added after October 1)taken down in one wee)
    Media Literacy Clearinghouse
    NCSS Position on Media Literacy
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  2. page SCCSS Conference Presentations edited ... Helping Students Deconstruct Political Campaign Advertising In November 2012, America will el…
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    Helping Students Deconstruct Political Campaign Advertising In November 2012, America will elect a president. Between now and then, we will be bombarded by ads. Learn how to teach media/visual literacy using campaign political advertising.Focus: content; instruction: middle/junior high, secondary; multipurpose/general
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    Frank**Frank Baker's Powerpoint (willPowerpoint** (Download now; link will be added here, after October 1)taken down in one week)
    The Role of Media In Elections - a resource website on the Media Literacy Clearinghouse
    NCSS Position Statement on Media Literacy
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  3. page SCCSS Conference Presentations edited ... Democratizing the DBQ: World and US Mini-Qs in Grades 4-12The DBQ project will examine ways to…
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    Democratizing the DBQ: World and US Mini-Qs in Grades 4-12The DBQ project will examine ways to teach Document-Based Questions that are accessible to all skill levels. Focus: content; instruction: middle/junior high, secondaryResources:
    Session III Presentations
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    elementary; researchResources: This is a large zipped file created use Smart Notebook.
    Exploring the Instructional Decisions of Social Studies Teachers in North and South CarolinaThis session presents data collected from a national study of K-12 practicing teachers, focusing particularly on South Carolina, a state which tests social studies and North Carolina, a state that does not. We will emphasize results related to instructional strategies, content chosen by teachers, and various approaches to teaching social studies.Focus: content; instruction: K-12; multipurpose general; research
    Resources: {FinalSCCSSNCSCIP.doc}
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