PreK-Elementary

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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:00am - 8:55am
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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:05am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
Independence East
session id: 
40
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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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05am - 11:00am
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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Infusing Culture and Diversity in a Literacy Classroom


Learn instructional strategies that promote disciplinary literacy by intersecting diverse literature and inquiry skills. This session will focus on utilizing various texts as well as artifacts from widely divergent cultures.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Presenters: 

Kelly Wessel, Blue Valley Schools, Overland Park, KS; Elizabeth Peuser, Blue Valley Schools, Overland Park, KS

Room: 
Liberty B
session id: 
18
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Theoretical Cognitive Principles Applied in the Social Studies Classroom


With support from the Library of Congress, the project goal is to use primary sources in conjunction with research developed curriculum activities for United States history teacher.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm - 3:25pm
Presenters: 

Juan Walker, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA; William Russell, University of Central Florida, Orlanda, GA; John Pagnotti, Fulton County, Fulton, GA; Andrew Kemp, Georgia Regents University, Augusta,

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
10
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Energize your Social Studies Instruction


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!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary School, Lansing, MI

Room: 
120
session id: 
1023
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Teaching Social Justice through Literature: Common Core to Common Good


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Room: 
104
session id: 
266
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Reading South Asia: Recommended Literature and Lesson Plans for K-8


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
132
session id: 
322
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A.R.T.: American Revolutionary Tableaus and the Common Good


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).

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
101
session id: 
939
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Beyond Family Trees: Critical Literacy Approaches to Personal History


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.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Lisa Nagel, St. Anne's School of Annapolis, Annapolis, MD, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
767
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