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Emerging America at the 2022 NCSS Conference

102nd NCSS Annual Conference, December 2-4, 2022, Philadelphia, PA. Photo shows downtown Philadelphia.
Fri, 12/02/2022

National Council for the Social Studies Conference - December 2-4, 2022 - Philadelphia

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Join thousands of colleagues from across the U.S. at this powerful and engaging event. Hundreds of workshops and posters. An outstanding line-up of speakers and resources.


Emerging America Workshops on Inclusion

How to Integrate Disability History into the Curriculum: We Can and We Must

  • Rich Cairn, Emerging America
  • Friday, December 2 - 10:05-10:35am - Marriott Franklin 11 (4th floor) 
  • History class typically ignores disability or uncritically portrays objects of pity. Free, primary source-rich lessons recast common history topics using a lens of an empowering centuries-long struggle for equality. 


“Towards a Rosetta Stone” to Translate History Activities with Primary Sources

  • Casey Cullen, Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies, Westborough High School
  • Alison Noyes, Emerging America & MCSS TPS project
  • Friday, December 2 - 3:10-3:40pm - Marriott Franklin 12 (4th floor)
  • Try out engaging history activities with primary sources that translate history content to literacy learning objectives. Customize a unit plan with embedded guidance for teaching English Learners.


Emerging America Poster Presentations

Pennsylvania Convention Center Reg Bridge West - 200 Level (across from NCSS registration)

Friday, December 2 - 10:00-11:00am 

  • Teaching Disability History through Primary Sources 
  • Are multilingual students on your EAD roadmap? 


Saturday, December 3 - 11:30am - 12:30pm 

  • Social Studies and History Methods That Include –– and Strengthen –– English learners


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