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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


Upcoming Workshops

This one-hour workshop empowers Special Education teachers to foster supportive attention to disability and to support integration of disability history across…
This course introduces exemplars of best practice pedagogy for English Learners in History and Social Studies classrooms. It demonstrates dual-language-learner-…
Emerging America and the National Council for the Social Studies present a webinar to strengthen high quality instruction of students with disabilities.  Regi…