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PreK-Elementary

It's Not All About Me? Fostering Global Citizenship

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Citizenship is the foundation of our democracy. The C3 Literacy Collaborative shares their implementation of the C3 Framework and ELA integration through model units on character development and global citizenship.

Tech Tools to Refresh Your Social Studies Instruction

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Hit Refresh! Learn about some exciting tech tools that will refresh your social studies instruction. Get real classroom examples and many practical suggestions.

Connecting ELA and Social Studies

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Elementary students need opportunities to read complex text, with a distinct focus on building knowledge on interesting topics. Learn about a collaboration between ELA and social studies professionals that allows this to happen.

Making Inquiry Pop! 3-D Graphic Organizers for Civics

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Expand your strategy toolkit, promote quality social studies learning for all students with new 3-D techniques, and construct samples that promote inquiry.

Comparing Societal Perspectives of War to Personal Experiences of War

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:17pm to 2:35pm
My great uncle and a colleague, both combat veterans, told me personal stories in World War II and Vietnam War, respectively. Their stories tell me more than films and textbooks.

NCSS Notable Trade Books 2016: Ideas for Classrooms

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Explore the possibilities for teaching with books from the NCSS Notable Trade Books list. Committee members share their favorite books from the 2016 list, describe classroom activities, and raffle off books.

Continuity and Change in K-2: A Foundation for Historical Thinking

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Explore inquiry-based approaches for introducing the concept of continuity and change in the K-2 grades, and focusing on effective social studies instruction through literacy and mathematics outcomes.

Be The Curator! Organizing a Thematic Exhibition with Inquiry-Based Learning

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Introduce students to the role of a museum curator through organizing a thematic exhibition of American artwork from the National Portrait Gallery. Attendees will receive ready-to-go lesson plans and materials.

Carter G. Woodson & Notable Tradebooks: Engaging Upper Elementary/Middle Lesson Plans

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
8:45am to 9:45am
Searching for compelling upper elementary/middle grade lesson plans tied to NCSS Notable Tradebooks and Carter Woodson winning titles? Look no further! Participants will receive all lesson plans.

Carter G. Woodson & Notable Tradebooks: Engaging Early Grade Lesson Plans!

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Searching for compelling early grade lesson plans tied to NCSS Notable Tradebooks and Carter Woodson winning titles? Look no further! Participants will receive all lesson plans.

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