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!
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.
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.
This session provides concrete examples of teacher researchers who have long-standing commitments to what we've called "the un-common core" - highlighting the essential nature of history, inquiry and justice for K-5.
Geospatial technology supports geographic inquiry and spatial thinking expressed through language arts. Integrate CCSS with 2012 Geography and English Language Development Standards to successfully engage English Language Learners. Materials provided.