NCSS Boston Conference

The club will attend the 94th NCSS Annual Conference from November 21-22, 2014. It will be located at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston. During this event their will be numerous speakers, sessions, and tours. Outlined below is a skeleton of the main program information occurring on those days. For more information please explore the NCCS website’s page regarding the conference: http://www.socialstudies.org/conference/glance

Speakers:

  • Ken Burns
  • Henry Louis Gates
  • Caryl M. Stern
  • Jose Antonio Vargas
  • Eric Foner
  • Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.
  • Karen Korematsu
  • Anthony Chavez
  • Gustavo Fischman

Issue Sessions:

  • Legacy Voices of Civil Rights Heroes
  • Closing the Opportunity Gap in Civic Education
  • Teaching the C3 Framework: A Guide to Inquiry-Based Instruction in the Social Studies
  • Civic Learning Success Stories: State Initiatives to Restore the Civic Mission of Schools
  • C3 Trending: A look inside the C3 Framework Ground Game
  • The C3 Framework Task Force: Prestigious Partners, Collaborators, and Leaders of Social Studies

Tours/Events:

  • Freedom Trial Tour: Meetings, Mobs and Martyrs-Friday, November 21, 1:30-3:30 PM ($10)
  • The Mary Baker Eddy Library: Friday November 21 and Saturday November 22, 2:20 PM -4:00 PM ($4)
  • Boston’s Black Heritage Trail Walking Tour: Saturday, November 22, 2:00-3:30 PM ($15)
  •  Freedom Trail Tour: From Allegiance to Revolution, Saturday, November 22, 1:30-3:30 PM ($10)
  • Reception at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate: Saturday, November 22, 6-8 PM ($25)
  • An Evening at Harvard Museums of Science & Culture: Saturday, November 22, 6:00-8:30 PM ($40)

 

 

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