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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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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What's My Story? Pacific Northwest Native American Youth Resources


Students can learn about Native American tribes through stories of people and place. Washington State has an online tribal sovereignty curriculum and this culturally relevant resource list provides context.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Nadean Meyer, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

Room: 
212
session id: 
469
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Mom, Were You Afraid of Being Eaten by a Dinosaur?


Understandings of chronology and time are foundational to making sense of history. This presentation offers elementary teachers multiple activities for engaging students in developing a sense of chronology.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Leslie Hall, Washington State University-Spokane, Spokane, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
846
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Using Original Games to Open Windows into Social Studies Skills


This session illustrates how gaming theory can be utilized to construct classroom activities. Games already created, their implementation, and ways to build new ones will be shared by the presenters.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Christopher Witschonke, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX; Jose Herrera, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX

Room: 
3B
session id: 
209
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Teaching Global Interdependence Using On-line Geospatial Technologies


Enhance your social studies instruction using geospatial technology including ArcGIS On-line to teach about global interdependence. Step-by-step guidance as well as CD with lesson plans and hand-outs will be provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Eui-kyung Shin, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; Thomas Baker, Esri, Redlands, CA

Room: 
206
session id: 
1003
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Teaching with Multicultural Children's Literature: Windows and Mirrors to Diversity


Participants will explore how multicultural children's literature can act as windows and mirrors to diversity and expand the "single stories" students have of people, historical events, and cultural situations.(Handouts provided)

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Room: 
310
session id: 
503
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