p4cHI at the Schools of the Future Conference
Teachers and administrators from Hawaii’s public, private, charter and parochial schools will attend this conference to focus on how to best transform our existing schools and create new learning environments for the 21st Century. This collaborative event is presented by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, the Hawaii Department of Education and the Hawaii Community Foundation in partnership with the Pillars of Peace Fund of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation and the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education to highlight the best practices that are taking place in our learning environments today and being planned for those of tomorrow. Here are the presentations that Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau and Dr. Chad Miller will be giving at the conference:
- Thursday, October 26 from 10:30 – 11:30. How do I get Students to Experience Democracy? – Three Strategies for Cultivating and Nurturing Collaborative Civic Spaces and Inquiry in Social Studies Classrooms. Presented by Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau and Dr. Chad Miller.
- Thursday, October 26 from 3:15 – 4:15. Globalization, Inquiry, & Empathy: Cultivating and Nurturing Collaborative Civic Spaces by Dr. Jyoti Castillo and Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau.
- Friday, October 27 from 11:30 – 12:30. What is the Future of Social Studies Education in Hawai‘i? The C3 Framework, Civic Action, and More! by Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau.
p4cHI at National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference
The 97th NCSS Annual Conference will be held on November 17-19, 2017 in San Francisco, CA. This is the world’s largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference. There will be more than 3,000 social studies educators who will share the most current knowledge, ideas, research, and expertise in social studies education. Here are the presentations that Dr. Amber Strong Makaiau will be giving at the conference:
- Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 3:45pm-5:00pm, Room 2000: It’s Being Done in Social Studies: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality in the Pre/K-12 Curriculum. Session Chair: Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Lara Willox, University of West Georgia; Cathy Brant, University of South Carolina; Jennie Burke, Millersville University; Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University; Bretton Varga, University of South Florida; Marie Byrd, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee; Michael Kopish, Ohio University; Eric Moffa, Washington and Lee University; Hillary Parkhouse, Virginia Commonwealth University; Amber Makaiau, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Institute for Teacher Education Secondary Program; Carly Muetterties, University of Kentucky
- Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:15pm-3:30pm, Room 2008: Why Ethnic Studies Should Be A Requirement For High School Graduation. Amber Makaiau, University of Hawaii-Manoa; Jeanelle Sugimoto-Matsuda, University of Hawaii-Manoa.
- Friday, November 17, 4:45 – 5:45 pm, Room: 2003: Session #78: Ethnic Studies: Cultivating “Intellectually Safe” Communities of Inquiry and Empathy Moscone Center West, 800 Howard St., San Francisco. Amber Makaiau, University of Hawaii-Manoa.
- Friday, November 17, 9:30 – 10:30 am, Room: 2003: 9:30-10:30 am Intercontinental Ballroom C. International Assembly presentation. Noboru Tanaka, Gifu University and Amber Strong Makaiau, University of Hawaii-Manoa.
- Saturday, November 18, 9:15 – 10:15 am, Room: 2008: Session #185: Globalization, Inquiry, and Empathy: Cultivating and Nurturing Collaborative Civic Spaces. Moscone Center West, 800 Howard St., San Francisco. Amber Strong Makaiau, University of Hawaii-Manoa.