Bound to Austin for the triple header National Council for the Social Studies / National Council for Geographic Education / Texas Council for the Social Studies conference?
Lisa Adeli (U Arizona) has compiled her annual list of Middle East related sessions and activities at the conference!
Middle East-Related Sessions at NCSS 2019
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Thursday, Nov. 21
8:30 am-5:00 pm:
Preconference Clinic (must pre-register and pay in advance) – “Tasting Trade/Trading Tastes: Teaching Geography and Culture through Food.” Presenters: Barbara Petzen, Chris Rose, Jacqueline Vidal. Off-Site Clinic.
10:00 am-1:00 pm:
Preconference Clinic (must pre-register and pay in advance) – “Connecting the Past with Today: The Refugee Experience.” Presenters: Jennifer Goss. Room 8BC Level 3
1:00 pm- 1:55 pm:
Morocco: “Bridging Cultures and Continents in the Classroom” Presenters: Clover Bolton. Room: JW Marriott Lone Star A
Friday, Nov. 22
8:45 am-9:40 am:
“Adventures in Central Asia: An Active Learning Project.” Presenter: Lisa Adeli. Exhibit Hall 5 Classroom B.
“AI (Arab-Israeli): There's Nothing Artificial About This Conflict.” Presenters: Andrew Askuvich. Room 2 Level 1.
9:50 am-10:45 am:
“Putting a Face on Islam: Developing Empathy.” Presenters: Ashley Grisso, Lauryn Durby, and Hung Pham.
1:00 pm-1:55 pm:
“The Middle East Does Not Exist: How To Teach It!” Presenters: Canada Snyder. Room 9B Level 3.
“Celebrating Language Diversity: Using Arabic in the Classroom.” Presenters: Jacqueline Vidal. Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4.
“Geography is Everywhere: Complexity and Connection in the Middle East.” Presenters: Anna-Lisa Dahlgren, Nicole Means, and Greg Hill. Exhibit Hall 5 Classroom F.
2:05 pm-3:00 pm:
“Controversial Crossroads: Religion and Politics in the Middle East.” Presenters: Andrew Askuvich. Room: Room 2 Level 1.
“Environmental Cooperation: Forging a Peaceful Path in the Middle East.” Presenters: Dori Gerber. Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4.
3:10 pm-4:05 pm:
“#TweetYourThob: Palestinian History and Culture Beyond Conflict.” Secondary level. Presenter: Hanadi Shatara. Table 1 Exhibit Hall 5.
"A Call for Action to Teach Against Islamophobia.” PreK-12. Presenter: Randa Elbih. Table 2 Exhibit Hall 5.
“Let's Counter Islamophobia Through Stories.” Presenters: Gauri Manglik. Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4.
Saturday, Nov. 23:
8:30 am-8:55 am:
“Making Social Studies Matter Through Place-Based Learning.” Presenters: Kerry Dunne and Susan Erickson. Room 9A Level 3.
9:35 am-10:30 am:
“Deciphering Middle Eastern Conflicts Through Engaging Maps.” Presenter: Zack Crandall. Exhibit Hall 5 Classroom D.
“Dip Divided: Hummus and Ethnic Identity in the Middle East.” Presenter: Michelle Crane. Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4.
“Putting YOU in the U.A.E.” Presenter: Michelle Crane. Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4.
10:40 am-11:35 am:
“Challenging Misperceptions and Building Understanding: Teaching About Muslims and Islam.” Presenters: Sarah Brooks, Zahid Virmani, and Amy Weber. Ballroom C Level 1.
2:00 pm-2:55 pm:
“Beyond Saudi Arabia: Exploring the Arabian Peninsula.” Presenters: Kerry Dunne and Angela Williams. Ballroom Prefunction Area Level 4.
“Investigating the Middle East through the Lens of Jordan.” Presenter: Gabriel Valdez. Exhibit Hall 5 Classroom C.
3:05 pm-4:00 pm:
“Migrations Across Morocco: From Reading and Research to Creative Expression.” Presenter: Lisa Adeli. Room 19A Level 4.
4:10 pm-4:55 pm:
“Female Agency in a Muslim World: Unveiling the Truth.” Presenter: Pren Woods. Ballroom A Level 1.
5:15 pm-6:10 pm:
“Exploring the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the UAE through Inquiry.” Presenter: Laurel Kuepker. Room 6A Level 3.
"Indian Ocean Diaspora Simulation - 'Unlocking' Cultural Fusion." Room 18A, Level 4. Presenters: Robert Hallock and Kim Young.