JFK, Social Studies, and the Common Core


Learn what role to play in classroom instruction now that the Common Core State Standards are being implemented.

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

Clara Colbert, Veronica Majerol, Kimone Johnson, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY

Room: 
104
session id: 
984
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Fostering Meaningful Student Vocabulary Learning in Middle School Classrooms


We will explore the vocabulary demands of textbooks, engage participants in learning instructional strategies that increase students’ long-lasting understanding, and share our research that reveals students’ perceptions of vocabulary learning.

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

Patrick Brown, Kathryn Hopkins, Fort Zumwalt School District, St. Charles, MO

Room: 
276
session id: 
459
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When “Why?” and “What If?” are the Right Answers


Give your students some direction towards effective searching. Tools from the Right Question Institute, librarians across the country, Common Sense Media, and Public Learning Media Laboratory will be shared.

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

Sara Armstrong, Sara Armstrong Consulting, Berkeley, CA

Room: 
265
session id: 
381
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Using Primary Sources and Emerging Technology to Promote Civic Engagement


The presenters will provide a model for promoting informed and reasoned decision-making on local, national, and global issues through the application of digital primary sources utilizing emerging technological tools.

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

Scott Waring, Richard Hartshorne, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Room: 
242
session id: 
635
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Fighting for Equality: Exploring Civil Rights through the Common Core


This interactive session explores an elementary Civil Rights text set and activities used to integrate social studies and common core ELA standards in meaningful ways that deepen social studies understandings.

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

Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; Lisa Brown Buchanan, University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC

Room: 
101
session id: 
348
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Introducing "Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards"


The editors of a new NCSS publication present this unique volume, which combines Common Core skills with preK-Grade 5 social studies units, each based on a classic elementary text.

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

Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO

Room: 
267
session id: 
889
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SWAP: Item Analysis Framework for Social Studies Students


SWAP directs students through a clear process to effectively decode and accurately respond to Social Studies assessment items. Students gain confidence and increase achievement with this powerful framework.

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

Nicholas Baker, Colonial School District, New Castle, DE

Room: 
266
session id: 
601
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280+ Ready to Go CCSS K-12 Lessons for Teaching Geography


Come see a showcase of 280+ free, online lessons for grades K-12. These lessons integrate national geography standards with ELA or Math CCSS and include everything you need.

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

Gale Ekiss, Arizona Geographic Alliance, Tempe, AZ; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Room: 
124
session id: 
167
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The Invisible Paw: Teaching Economics Using the Berenstain Bears


See how to integrate economics and language arts learning using a popular children’s literature series. Participants will receive four classroom-ready lessons with white board applications.

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

Erin Yetter, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Louisville Branch, KY

Room: 
103
session id: 
151
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Making Invisible History Visible


How can students get involved in finding "untold stories" about African American History? This session helps schools engage students in civic learning experiences that center around preserving African American history.

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

Barry Thomas, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, NE; John Moore, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Room: 
240
session id: 
827
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