PreK-Elementary

It's Elementary! Showcasing K-6 Economic and Personal Finance Resources


Explore free K-6 resources in economics and personal finance! ""Bite-Sized"" economics, Financial Fable e-books, and Fifty Nifty economic concepts will add curriculum value and help you meet the standards!

Presenters: 

Michele Wulff, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City- Omaha Branch, Omaha, NE

Room: 
Backbay B
session id: 
97
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Teaching Peace: A Collaboration Project with an Urban District


Preservice candidates from two universities collaborated to 'Teach Peace' through children's literature and taped their book readings (audio/video samples) for a Guest Reader program at an urban elementary school.

Presenters: 

James Daly, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ; Nancy Sardone, Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
89
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See, Think, Wonder"": Young Learners Explore Library of Congress Images


This presentation describes research-informed strategies to foster early childhood and primary grade students' multiple literacies through the developmentally appropriate use of primary sources from the Library of Congress.

Presenters: 

Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Barbara Kirby, Teaching with Primary Sources at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Sue Wise, Teaching with Primary Sources at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Lenora Richardson, Cabell County Schools, Huntington, WV

Room: 
Backbay A
session id: 
90
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SEUSS: Students in Elementary Understanding Social Studies


Social Studies in Elementary, my oh my!Seems like a pipe dream in the sky!Come to this session in order to glean,How Dr. Seuss can complete that dream!

Presenters: 

Jessica Hightower, K20 Center, Norman, OK

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
73
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Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Elementary Social Studies Learners


This presentation provides methodologies for use with elementary students that will foster the growth of critical thinking skills for young learners in a global society.

Presenters: 

Kim Creasy, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

Room: 
Liberty C
session id: 
68
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Creating Social Studies Texts


Using tablets how can you get content to elementary students and teachers? Explore a model that used a consortium of agencies and institutions to build elementary state social studies textbooks.

Presenters: 

Ronald Morris, Ball State University, Muncie, IN; Brandon Smith, Ball State University, Muncie, IN; Ellen Collier , Ball State University, Muncie, IN; Megan Blankenship, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Room: 
Independence East
session id: 
60
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Connecting to the World with Batchelder Books and International


Join us to discover how Batchelder Award Winners and international literature can be utilized to support global understanding and increase reading fluency. Presenters will share accompanying practical activities and handouts.

Presenters: 

Deborah Parrott, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN; Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Room: 
Backbay B
session id: 
39
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The American Spirit Leads to Civic Responsibility


Infuse C3 into a cross-curricular learning environment driven by inquiry, research and collaboration. This session is focused on themes of the American Spirit and student application to active citizenship.

Presenters: 

Kimberly Heckart, College Community School District, Cedar Rapids, IA

Room: 
Independence East
session id: 
40
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Engaging Young Citizens through Literacy: Multiple Masculinities in Picture Books


This session incorporates literature that helps young citizens rethink gender stereotypes. Picture books and instructional strategies are discussed that present multiple masculinities and gender non-conforming characters.

Presenters: 

Kay Chick, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
41
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Research Pathways to Informed Practice in the Social Studies


Multiple research methodologies will be explored by representatives of the NCSS Research Community that may inform inquiry focused practices and social studies disciplinary literacy.

Presenters: 

Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Christine Baron, Boston University, Boston, MA; Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Joseph Feinberg, Georgia State University, Atlanta, FL; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR; Paul Fitchett, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Sarah Mathews, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Room: 
Independence West
session id: 
27
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