PreK-Elementary

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!

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

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:40pm - 5:35pm
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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
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 West
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.

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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