From primary sources to current events, today's teachers have tremendous access to information for balancing literacy with elementary social studies. This poster session shares tradebooks, technology and A-Z literacy strategies.
Many students, especially those with learning disabilities or executive functioning difficulties, need explicit instruction to organize time, materials and information. Explore strategies to close the resulting achievement gap.
Common Core requires us to be literacy teachers. Discover ways to incorporate literature, poetry, music, and film into thematic units guided by Essential Questions that connect to students. Materials provided!
Participants will preview a new K-12 curriculum that connects multicultural content, culturally relevant instruction, and the rigor of the Common Core literacy standards. This session focuses on media literacy.
This presentation will use primary sources, literature, and technology as tools to engage students in the study of history through content examples such as Underground Railroad escape stories. Materials provided!