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EIU Program in Social Science Teaching

39th Annual Social Studies Teachers Conference


Friday, November 2, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union


Registration opens at 8am / Keynote at 8:30am / Breakout Sessions, 9:40am-3pm

Cost: $45 for practicing teachers / $10 for preservice teachers

Registration is now available here. 

Keynote: “The State of Civics” Mary Ellen Daneels, Lead Civics Teacher Mentor for the Robert R. McCormack Foundation and Veteran Social Studies Teacher at West Chicago Community High School 
Breakout Sessions include: Integrating STEM Labs and Equipment with the Social Sciences / Thermometers to Thermostats:  Informed Action through Service Learning / Civil War Technology: Merging Science and Social Studies in the Middle School Classroom / Teaching About the Islamic World: Religion, History, and Geography / Integrating Art into History Teaching / Life Happens! Games and Simulations in Sociology / Hands-On Civics: Practical Approaches to Teaching and Learning / Using the Papers of Abraham Lincoln / Teaching U.S. History Thematically / Facing Atrocity: International Response to Genocide / Uncharted Territory No Longer: Increasing Data Literacy in Social Studies Classes / Historicizing Confederate Memorials through Historical Inquiry in the Middle Grades / Tech you can Check: Assign Online Modules and Videos and Monitor Student Progress / Integrating Resources from Illinois Public Media into Your Classroom / The Life Course of Civic Identity (two-hour workshop) 
A full schedule and description of all sessions can be found here. Download a flyer to share information about the upcoming conference here


Questions? Contact Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz at


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Contact Information

Brian Mann, Undergraduate Advisor,
Interim Social Science Teaching Program Coordinator

3721 - Coleman Hall

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