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Pulitzer Center at National Council for the Social Studies Conference, 11/13-15

Event Date:

November 13 - 15, 2009

Join the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Atlanta, GA for the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference, November 13-15, 2009.

The National Council for the Social Studies annual conferences joins more than 3,000 educators from across the U.S and around the world to share the most current knowledge, ideas, research, and expertise in social studies education. With the theme "Dreams and Deeds: The Civic Mission of Schools," the conference will highlight the central role of social studies in schools: preparing young citizens to make a better world.

Join the Pulitzer Center's Associate Director Nathalie Applewhite and Communication and Production Specialist Janeen Heath on November 13 at a session titled: "Global Reporting and New Media: From Information to Participatory Engagement." Explore Pulitzer Center's multimedia portals on global issues, discover tools that encourage students to think critically about the world and their role in it and participate directly in the conversation. View complete session information, here. The Pulitzer Center will also be in "International Alley" in the Exhibition Hall, with Outreach Intern Tatum Taylor helping spread the word about our educational resources.

Update - This event has passed, and the reviews are in: Education blog founder and NCSS attendee Jason Flom described the Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway initiative as, "one of the most exciting and potentially game changing finds here at the NCSS Annual Conference." Read the full article online at Ecology of Education.