NCSS2013

Can You Say Hallelujah? Teaching about Religion in Schools


What can be taught about religion in public schools? How can religion be integrated to promote tolerance and global awareness? We’ll share ideas for games, discussion, and activities! Materials provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Russell Binkley, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, US; James Daly, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, US; Melissa Marks, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Greensburg, PA, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
26
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Crossing Borders: Building Geography and Language Concepts through Arts Integration


Meet children who live 300 miles south of the Arizona border, and are learning English and geography concepts through arts integration. Take away exciting CCSS lessons for any K-3 classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Julia Barwell, Northern Arizona University, Tucson, AZ, US

Room: 
130
session id: 
799
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It's Elementary! A Technology Grab Bag Supporting Common Core Implementation!


This session will share over 20 technology resources appropriate for elementary educators! Learn to capture video using Firefox, explore Animoto, discover cool Google tools, learn about Prezi and Glogging too!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Kristi Stricker, Concordia University, Chicago, IL, US; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
456
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Beyond Biography: Rethinking Women’s History Month to Inspire Civic Action


Explore a technology- and literacy-driven approach to Women’s History Month, promoting active citizenship, civic leadership, and collaborative biography. Participants receive lesson plans, graphic organizers, and resources for the elementary classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters, Indianapolis, IN, US; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, US; Jessica Staudt, Harding Elementary, Mason City, IA, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
335
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Heroines on Horseback: Packhorse Librarians and Frontier Nurses of Appalachia


Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, and genders. This interactive session will explore the story of nurses and librarians who heroically served Appalachian communities on horseback. Lesson materials provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Caroline Sheffield, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
342
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Team Based Learning: Putting the Spark into Content Area Reading


The ability to analyze text is critical for literacy development in social studies classes. Participate in an engaging strategy and assessment that promotes student collaboration and deeper comprehension of texts.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Angie Davis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US; Colby Hall, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US; Elisabeth McCulley, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US; David Osman, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
724
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Children’s Literature: Using UDHR as a Framework for Developing Elementary Social Justice Lessons


This session addresses social justice and political rights and opportunities using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights framework. Identification of problems and remedies using children’s literature and collaborations are presented.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

James Daly, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, US; Nancy Sardone, Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
412
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Social Studies Strategies that Get to the Core of Learning


The Instruction Community shares several “teacher-tested” best practice methods for delivering meaningful, active learning experiences to K-12 students, with special emphasis on differentiating instruction and closing the achievement gap.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Janie Hubbard, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Joel Rothblatt, School for Visual Arts and Humanities, Los Angeles, CA, US; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, US

Room: 
242
session id: 
313
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Let the International Games Begin: Landmark 2013!


Landmark Project: International collaboration among student-researchers developing geographic, communication, collaborative-problem-solving, and global competencies across cultures and languages. Ninety teams from 3 continents in this challenging 4-week social studies competition.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Terry Smith, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, US; Michelle Huseman, Eugene Field Elementary School, Hannibal, MO

Room: 
274
session id: 
288
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Economy OR Environment?: Starting to Teach for Ecological Citizenship


Using data from a recurring public opinion polling question, this session examines one way middle level (but really all) teachers can begin to teach social studies for ecological citizenship.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Mark Kissling, Penn State University, University Park, PA, US; Sarah Rogers, Penn State University, University Park, PA, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
234
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