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ASA Symposium Materials NCSS 2015

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ASA Symposium (Session 1) - Domain 1: Sociological Perspective and Methods of Inquiry

First session in a four-part symposium introducing the ASA National Standards for High School Sociology. Participants will learn about strategies and resources for teaching students about the study of sociology and the sociological perspective. The impact of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans will be used to illustrate how a specific example can be applied to teaching about sociology and the sociological perspective. Participants will be given specific lessons and techniques to use in the classroom that cover these topics.

Presenters: Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Dennis McSeveney, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

PowerPoint Presentation

Hayley's Handouts

Chris's Handouts

ASA Symposium (Session 2) - Domain 2: Social Structure: Culture, Institutions, and Society

Second session in a four-part symposium introducing the ASA National Standards for High School Sociology. Participants will learn about strategies and resources for teaching students about culture and social structure. The impact of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans will be used to illustrate how a specific example can be applied to teaching about social structure, culture, and social institutions. Participants will be given specific lessons and techniques to use in the classroom that cover these topics.

Presenters: Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Dennis McSeveney, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

PowerPoint Presentation

Hayley's Handouts

Chris's Handouts

Bemused in America

ASA Symposium (Session 3) - Sociology Standards Domain 3: Social Relationships: Self, Groups, and Socialization

Third session in a four-part symposium introducing the ASA National Standards for High School Sociology. Participants will learn about strategies and resources for teaching students about social relationships. The impact of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans will be used to illustrate how a specific example can be applied to teaching about social relationships, the self, groups, and socialization. Participants will be given specific lessons and techniques to use in the classroom that cover these topics.

Presenters: Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Dennis McSeveney, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

PowerPoint Presentation

Hayley's Handouts

Chris's Handouts

ASA Symposium (Session 4) - Sociology Standards Domain 4: Stratification and Inequality

Fourth session in a four-part symposium introducing the ASA National Standards for High School Sociology. Participants will learn about strategies and resources for teaching students about common patterns of stratification and inequality; the impact of social inequality on groups and individuals; the relationship between social institutions and inequality; and responses to social inequality. The impact of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans will be used to illustrate how a specific example can be applied to teaching about stratification and inequality. Participants will be given specific lessons and techniques to use in the classroom that cover these topics.

Presenters: Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Dennis McSeveney, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

PowerPoint Presentation

Hayley's Handouts

Chris's Handouts

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