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Social Studies Standards Update. Mr. Harris Payne Director of Social Studies September 12, 2013 Omaha, Nebraska. Social Studies Education. Harris Payne, Director of Social Studies Education. An analysis of the survey found two main themes.

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Social studies standards update

Social Studies StandardsUpdate

Mr. Harris Payne

Director of Social Studies

September 12, 2013

Omaha, Nebraska


Social studies education

Social Studies Education

Harris Payne, Director of Social Studies Education


An analysis of the survey found two main themes

An analysis of the survey found two main themes

  • Educators were concerned about the number of standards

  • Educators were concerned about resources to teach the standards.


A new free financial literacy education program

A New Free Financial Literacy Education Program


Social studies standards update

Jana Langemach, NEST, 402-471-8884,

[email protected]

Jennifer Sykes, EverFi, 202-625-0011 x318,

[email protected]


Social studies standards update

Standards Workshops and Consultations

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X = workshop or consultation over the Nebraska State Social Studies Standards


Social studies standards update

Nebraska State Social Studies Standards Conference Participants

X= Conference Participant #= Number of Conference Participants from one school district


Conference evaluation

Conference Evaluation


Conference evaluation1

Conference Evaluation


Reading like a historian research and results

Reading Like a Historian Research and Results

Research designed to measure the effects of four dimensions:

  • Students’ historical thinking

  • Student ability to transfer historical thinking strategies to contemporary issues

  • Student mastery of factual knowledge

  • Student growth in general reading comprehension

Research Results

Significant effect

Significant effect

Significant effect

Significant effect and “struggling readers . . . scored significantly higher on historical thinking and factual knowledge, and … higher on reading comprehension


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