Presenter will offer strategies to develop content reading and critical thinking skills, build academic vocabulary, and engage elementary learners. She will share ready-to-use lesson ideas and differentiation techniques. Handouts provided.
Donna Knoell, Shawnee Mission, KS
What does 21st century citizenship look like for today’s students? Join P21 and exemplar schools to unpack lessons from the field in connecting local citizenship and global issues.Submitted by David Bailor on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:23am
What does 21st century citizenship look like for today’s students? Join P21 and exemplar schools to unpack lessons from the field in connecting local citizenship and global issues.
Helen Soule, P21, Washington, DC; David Young, VIF, Chapel Hill, NC; Helen Gross, Carolina Forest International Elementary School, Jacksonville, NC
Searching for compelling elementary lesson plans tied to a wide array of NCSS Notable Tradebooks in Social Studies? Look no further! Participants will receive a CD with all lesson plans.
JoAnn Wood, Cobb County School District, Marietta, GA; Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Elizabeth Wilson, Lisa Matherson, Cynthia Sunal, Janie Hubbard, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Tammy C. Brown, Faulkner University, Montgomery, AL; Lynn Kelley, Amanda Pendergrass, University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL; Joseph Labant, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; Carrie Lentz, Katy Independent School District, Katy, TX; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Sarah Hartman, College of Coastal Georgia, Brunswick, GA; Deborah Morowski, Theresa McCormick, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; Debra Erikson, Murray State University, Murray, KY; Ruth Busby, Troy University, Troy, AL; Blythe Hinitz, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
2013 Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award Recipient
The presenter will share six simple strategies that she has developed over the years that teachers can use to energize their instruction, get more out of every lesson and help students remember and LOVE social studies!
Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary School, Lansing, MI
Get young students excited about social justice with books! Participants will explore examples of children's literature that set the stage for early social justice learning and development of civic responsibility.
Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
South Asia Book Award committee members will share lesson plans and titles of winning and honor books published in 2012 and 2013. These materials help teachers explore literature from the region.
Rachel Weiss, University of Wisonsin-Madison, Madison, WI, US; Oralee Kramer, South Asia Book Award Committee, Seattle, WA, US; Rachel Meyer, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US
Visual art as a primary source document in your classroom? It's elementary, when this group of students show how they create research based interpretations using the French Tableau (living picture).
Sheri Carpenter, Tulsa Area Community Schools Initiative, Tulsa, OK, US; Brittany Conway, student, Tulsa, OK, US; Beth Howard, Mark Twain Elementary School, Tulsa, OK, US
The construct of "family" is an experiential starting point for children in understanding history and "the past." Teachers promote just and equitable classrooms when they employ inclusive and relevant approaches.
Lisa Nagel, St. Anne's School of Annapolis, Annapolis, MD, US
Use social studies content (informational text) during your Literacy Block with easy, engaging Common Core lessons, 3-D graphic organizers and the latest 2.0 technology for student publishing.
Kathy Hoover, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Edwardsville, IL, US; Kim Mogilevsky, American Legacy Publishing - Studies Weekly, Boynton Beach, FL, US
Get inspired to go global! Join a skilled educator to use one of National Geographic’s Giant Traveling Maps. Experience the innovative activities and learn how to expand your school’s geo-literacy.
Jane Hundley, Lexington Public Schools, Lexington, MA, US