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!
Jessica Hightower, K20 Center, Norman, OK
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.
Kim Creasy, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
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.
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
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.
Deborah Parrott, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN; Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
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.
Kimberly Heckart, College Community School District, Cedar Rapids, IA
Multiple research methodologies will be explored by representatives of the NCSS Research Community that may inform inquiry focused practices and social studies disciplinary literacy.
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
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.
Kelly Wessel, Blue Valley Schools, Overland Park, KS; Elizabeth Peuser, Blue Valley Schools, Overland Park, KS
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.
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,
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!
Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary School, Lansing, MI
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.
Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA