Episode 129: Podcasting in the Social Studies live from #NSSSA19 with Talking Social Studies

In episode 129, Dan and Michael of Visions of Education chat with Chris Hitchcock and Amy Presley of Talking Social Studies about podcasting in the social studies live from the
2019 National Social Studies Supervisors Association (NSSSA) Conference in Austin, Texas.

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  1. This podcast was recorded live from National Social Studies Supervisors Association (NSSSA) Conference in Austin, Texas on Thursday, November 21st in a session titled, “Podcasting in the Social Studies.” The NSSSA conference occurs in association with the larger National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference. You can learn more about NSSSA at https://www.nsssa.org/; And you can find the NSSSA19 conference program here. You can follow them on Twitter at @nsssasocstudies.
  2. You can find our slides from our NSSSA session and scroll through them as you listen to the episode: bit.ly/NSSSApod. It’ll be just like being at the session!
  3. You can find the Talking Social Studies podcast at talkingsocialstudies.com and their shownotes here. You can tweet them @TalkingSS, @CHitch94, and @STLinOK.
  4. You can find friend of the pod Chris Hitchcock on two previous episodes:
    1. Episode 32: A Reflection on the 2016 Presidential Election with Nate Bowling & Chris Hitchcock
    2. Episode 33: Teaching In Virtual Environments with Chris Hitchcock
  5. Chris Hitchcock curates this spreadsheet of podcasts related to social studies and you can submit podcasts to add to that list.


Chris Hitchcock teaches world history at an online school. She is also a co-moderator of #sschat, a social studies focused Twitter group. And she was also recently awarded with the Jacobs Educator Award for her contributions to integrating technology with classroom learning. She will probably blush because we put this here. You can contact her via Twitter at @CHitch94.

Amy Presley is a History teacher with Broken Arrow High School near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Prior to moving to Oklahoma, she spent a decade teaching high school history near her home town in St. Louis, Missouri.  Amy double-majored in History and Secondary Education with an Emphasis in Social Studies at Webster University for her undergraduate degree and earned her Master’s in Education from Lindenwood University.  Her passion in Social Studies is History & particularly the stories – who needs fiction with some of the zany stuff history provides?

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