Where to find KidCitizen at NCSS 2017
Join members of the KidCitizen Design Team at these NCSS sessions:
KidCitizen App: Designing Digital Games for Inquiry with Primary Sources
Thu Nov 16 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Room: 3000, Moscone Center West
KidCitizen: Elementary Grade App on Congress and Civic Participation
Fri Nov 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am Room: Moscone West 2nd Floor, Table 12
See app episodes designed for young children to engage in active inquiry with primary sources. Learn about templates that enable teachers to develop additional content for exploration.
Presenters: Ilene R. Berson, Michael J. Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Bert Snow, Muzzy Lane Software, Amesbury, MA
Check out KidCitizen at The Tech Lounge
The NCSS Tech Lounge is located in the 2nd floor public area.
Stop by anytime on Friday, November 17 between 1:30-3:30 pm to learn about KidCitizen and how to use the Author system to build your own interactive episodes.
Using Interactives for K-12 Civic Education
Sat Nov 18 8:00 am to 9:00 am Room: Moscone West 2005
Through a grant from the Library of Congress, educational organizations have created free interactives on Congress and civic participation. Explore the interactives and discuss classroom applications.
Presenters: Stephen Wesson, Michael Apfeldorf, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Kelly Schrum, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, Fairfax, VA; Bert Snow, Muzzy Lane Software, Newburyport, MA; Valerie Pena, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Layla Masri, Bean Creative, Alexandria, VA; Emma Humphries, Carrie Ray-Hill, iCivics, Washington DC; Michael J. Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL