American Sociological Association

ASA Symposium Materials NCSS 2014

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ASA Symposium (Session 1): Reading/ Writing in the Classroom to Engage Critical and Creative Thinking

First presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on resources that increase engagement in reading/ writing in interactive format. Offers proven resources to excite students and introduces students to excite students and introduces blogging and book trailers as methodologies.

Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

Cover Sheet

Hayley's Reading List

Student Reading Responses

King and King Discussion

Chris's Resources

ASA Symposium (Session 2): Research and Teaching in Urban Sociology

Second presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on contend and increasing engagement and learning. Updates curriculum with current applications. Offers specialist presenting contemporary material that provides up-to-date trends and connections.

Shelley Kimelberg, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

PowerPoint Presentation

ASA Symposium (Session 3): Civic Education in Sociology through Service Learning and Action Research

Third presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on service learning, simulation, and action projects that excites learning. Offers strategies to engage skills via schools' civic mission: critical/ creative thinking, collaborating, and communicating.

Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL

Cover Sheet

Happiness/ Gratitude Experiment

Lessons on Devience

Chris's Resources

ASA Symposium (Session 4): TRAILS: Several Courses' Worth of Sociology Resources at Your Fingertips

Fourth presentation in four-part symposium. Focuses on TRAILS- the Teaching Resources and Innovation Library for Sociology. Participants receive free trial access to TRAILS resources, including hundreds of lesson plans.

 Jean H. Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

PowerPoint Presentation

TRAILS

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