Culture Boxes are valuable for teaching students of all ages. Young children, especially, benefit from interacting with items from other cultures. Don't just read about the Great Wall, build it!
Barbara McCrary, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US; Lezlie Segovia, Eisenhower International School, Tulsa, OK, US
Poster Session-Developing Scientific Attitudes in Primary School Pupils: A Humanistic Approach to Social Studies Teaching and LearningSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:42pm
This paper examines the development of scientific attitudes in enhancing effective teaching and learning of social studies. It equally looks at how teachers can adopt a humanistic approach.
Florence Modupe Osalusi, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
Preservice teachers and their professor will share experiences, thematic units, and specific lessons, for elementary and middle grade students integrating ELA and social studies in ways that energize learning.
Emily Paradise, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US; Susan Pierson, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US; Leann Scherer, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA, US
Issues surrounding citizenship and global citizenship are significant in the current pluralistic society of America. This presentation presents theoretical and practical models of resources as alternatives in addressing these issues.
Sheliah Durham, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US; David Fleming, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US
This session explores how popular media helped change women’s roles during WWII. Participants will learn strategies to instruct students to analyze popular media and draw conclusions about women during WWII.
Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Carolyn Weber, Murray State University, Murray, KY, US
This session introduces four innovative national identity education lessons in China. The authors of the lessons come from Beijing and Hong Kong, and the session compares their perspectives in teaching positive national feeling in a globalization era.
Wangbei Ye, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
This interactive session will feature quality fiction and non-fiction texts that can be paired and used to authentically teach elementary students about slavery, the Underground Railroad, and freedom.
Kimberly Clayton-Code, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, US; Denise Dallmer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY,
Participants will learn how to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the 2,000,000+ military-connected students in the U.S., who are often most challenged by our globally interconnected world.
Hillary Anderson, Memphis Public Schools, Memphis, TN, US; Bethany Hill-Anderson, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Karee Orellana, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Stacey Cutter, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US
Yesterday’s Child online series uses storytelling to promote critical thinking and literacy. It explores how ancient history lives today through innovation, technology and cultural touchstones in music, art and food.
Shirley Gazsi, AntiquityNOW, New York, NY, US
Economics is often an unfamiliar topic for many elementary teachers.This presentation will display popular children’s literature that can be used to teach economics in a fun way to young students.
Julia Mittelberg, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US