PreK-Elementary

Incorporate Financial Literacy into Your Lessons


This session will share best practices and resources to help educators incorporate financial literacy lessons in grades K-12. Presenters will share free resources available, including online, print, and presenters.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Melody Thompson, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR; David Bell, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR

Room: 
4C-4
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Off The Page--Bringing Social Studies to Life!


Our mission is to make material more accessible to students by creating a kinesthetic response. We create lessons that get students out from their desks, actively engaged in "doing history."

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Jody Drezner Alperin, Off The Page, Inc., Brooklyn, NY; Vicky Finney Crouch, Off The Page, Inc., Brooklyn, NY

Room: 
617
session id: 
914
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Read, Write, Create, Debate


Participants will analyze events leading up to the Revolution. They will engage in the art of debate and use digital technology to create a cartoon animation.

Time: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Teresa Potter, Fisher Elementary, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Beth Howard, Mark Twain Elementary, Tulsa, OK

Room: 
619
session id: 
979
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Engaging through Compelling Narrative: Teaching the Chinese Transcontinental Railroad Experience


Examine techniques for engaging students through personal narrative, varying modes of learning, and integrating disciplines. Explore a unit from planning to closure, focusing on meaningful activities and integrated assessment.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Nathan Barnes, Opstad Elementary School, North Bend, WA

Room: 
604
session id: 
931
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Build Your Own Colony: A Simulation Unit


How would you survive in a New World? Come experience a simulation unit about England's early colonization and its effect on Native Americans. Handouts include lessons based on Primary Sources.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Trish Birk, Norwood Street Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA

Room: 
605
session id: 
466
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Using Picture Books to Enhance Social Values in Children


Are you looking for an engaging way to cultivate diversity in your students? Partner with your librarian to instill appreciation and goodwill for pluralism in students with children's picture books.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Deborah Parrott, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN; Audra Gray, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Room: 
203
session id: 
66
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The Virtual Fieldtrip


Taking virtual field trips can provide opportunities for teaching geography and cultural connections, and is the ideal catalyst for extending reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills while engaging in technology.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Denise Geier, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Room: 
206
session id: 
1004
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Teaching Content Literacy Skills, Developing Content and Engaging Elementary Learners


Presenter will offer strategies to develop content reading and higher-level thinking skills, build academic vocabulary, and engage elementary learners. She will share ready-to-use lesson ideas and differentiation techniques. Handouts provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Donna Knoell, Shawnee Mission, KS

Room: 
308
session id: 
789
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Digital Technologies and UDL in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom


Using principles from Universal Design for Learning (UDL), participants will learn how to use digital technologies to make the elementary social studies curriculum more flexible and accessible to all learners.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Tamara Wallace, Radford University, Radford, VA; Glenna Gustafson, Radford University, Radford, VA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
643
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It's Elementary! A Technology Grab Bag!


This session will share over 20 technology resources appropriate for elementary educators! Learn to capture video using Firefox, explore Animoto, discover cool Google tools, learn about Prezi and Glogging too!

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Kristi Stricker, Concordia University, Chicago, IL

Room: 
617
session id: 
304
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