American Sociological Association

ASA Symposium Materials NCSS 2017

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ASA Symposium (Session 1) - Teaching with the ASA National Standards

The first session introduces the ASA National Standards for High School Sociology. Introduces the four learning domains as well as the assessable competencies of each domain. Participants will be given specific lessons and techniques to use in the classroom that cover these topics. The session also includes an introduction to ASA’s Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology (TRAILS). 

Presenters: Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Brandon McCain, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC

PowerPoint Presentation

Hayley's Handouts (Culture Presentation)

Hayley's Handouts (Culture Activity) 

Chris' Handouts

TRAILS Presentation 


ASA Symposium (Session 2) - Research Methods in High School Sociology: Lessons From the Bay Area

Presenters:  Charles Schallhorn, Mountain House High School, Mountain House, CA. 

PowerPoint Presentation


ASA Symposium (Session 3) - Strangers in Their Own Land

Presenter: Arlie Russell Hochschild, University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. 




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