2012

Teaching about the World's Largest Trade Relationship


Classroom study of globalization and economic interdependence must consider our most important trade partner—Canada. This PowerPoint overview explains economic principles, explores issues, and shares methodology and resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Paul Storer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
379
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I Dreamed of Africa: Culture, Experience, and Geographic Perspective


I surveyed pre-service teachers to understand how culture and experience influence perceptions of Africa. The results demonstrate the persistence of misconceptions of Africa, despite the prevalence of world history courses.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Hannah Kim, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
612
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Preview of the Supreme Court's Term


This session gives participants an opportunity to analyze two cases argued before but not yet decided by the U.S. Supreme Court this term. Supreme Court Summer Institute information provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Lee Arbetman, Street Law,Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Megan Hanson, Street Law,Inc., Reno, NV

Room: 
3B
session id: 
79
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Windows on the Past: Language Arts, Visual Arts, Social Studies


Participants will examine the theme of Time, Continuity and Change, applying the core skills of compare/contrast and point-of-view through content, literature and the visual arts.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO; Kay Birukoff, University of Phoenix, Albuquerque, NM; Tom McGowan, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
211
session id: 
13
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The Power of Pictures: Advancing Equity Using Multicultural Picture Books


Join us in an interactive exploration of multicultural picture books designed to increase student engagement, support culturally responsive teaching, and promote equity for all learners.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Bianca Carpenter, Alief Independent School District, Houston, TX

Room: 
604
session id: 
629
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I Inquire, We Inquire: Learning and Teaching with Primary Sources


Have you searched the Library of Congress Website and felt overwhelmed? Learn strategies to locate a wealth of primary sources through inquiry and discover ways to get students to think!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL; Cindy Rich, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois; Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Education Center, Bunker Hill, Illinois

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
975
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Opening the Window to Korean Literature for Elementary Children


Learn how Korean children's literature can integrate reading, language arts and social studies with engaging lessons. CD's of lesson plans will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Amy Camardese, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

Room: 
617
session id: 
247
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Including Diverse Families in Pre-K / Kindergarten Social Studies Curriculum


This session will explore conceptions of family in elementary curricula sharing diverse families' hopes for inclusion in early social studies curriculum and best practices regarding the inclusion of diverse families.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Valerie Glass, Virginia Polytechnic & State University, Blacksburg, VA; Sarah Jones, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Katie Barrow, Virginia Polytechnic & State University, Blacksburg, VA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
313
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How to Succeed in Business: First Grade Entrepreneurs in Action


Teaching about entrepreneurship is easier than you think. Students delight in developing a product with classmates, while learning about microfinancing, collateral, a business plan, market research, production, advertising, and pricing.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Sallie Tinney, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA; Philip TInney, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA; Susie Leahy, Collegiate School, Richmond, VA

Room: 
203
session id: 
557
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Mental Maps: A Specialized Window to Geographic Literacy


Co-teachers present interactive lessons from Developing Mental Maps, a State of Delaware Prioritized Model Unit, using literature, manipulatives, geo-graphics, and online resources. Participants engage in conversations about geographic literacy.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Kristin Becker, Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, DE; Kimberly Snyder, Red Clay Consolidated School District, Wilmington, DE

Room: 
619
session id: 
146
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