PreK-Elementary

Poster Session-Rosie and Rationing: Popular Media and Women’s Roles during WWII


This session explores how popular media helped change women’s roles during WWII. Participants will learn strategies to instruct students to analyze popular media and draw conclusions about women during WWII.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Carolyn Weber, Murray State University, Murray, KY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
429
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Poster Session-China and Hong Kong’s National Identity Education: Four Innovative Lessons


This session introduces four innovative national identity education lessons in China. The authors of the lessons come from Beijing and Hong Kong, and the session compares their perspectives in teaching positive national feeling in a globalization era.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Wangbei Ye, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
582
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Poster Session-Using Twin Texts to Understand the Underground Railroad


This interactive session will feature quality fiction and non-fiction texts that can be paired and used to authentically teach elementary students about slavery, the Underground Railroad, and freedom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Kimberly Clayton-Code, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, US; Denise Dallmer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY,

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
515
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Poster Session-Operation Military Kids: Understanding and Supporting Military-Connected Students


Participants will learn how to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the 2,000,000+ military-connected students in the U.S., who are often most challenged by our globally interconnected world.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

Hillary Anderson, Memphis Public Schools, Memphis, TN, US; Bethany Hill-Anderson, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Karee Orellana, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Stacey Cutter, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
822
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Poster Session-Yesterday's Child: An Online Curricula that Brings Ancient Lives Alive


Yesterday’s Child online series uses storytelling to promote critical thinking and literacy. It explores how ancient history lives today through innovation, technology and cultural touchstones in music, art and food.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Shirley Gazsi, AntiquityNOW, New York, NY, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
842
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Poster Session-Using Children's Literature to Teach Elementary Economics


Economics is often an unfamiliar topic for many elementary teachers.This presentation will display popular children’s literature that can be used to teach economics in a fun way to young students.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Julia Mittelberg, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
115
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Poster Session-How to Measure Literacy while Learning Geography


Learn how one district developed a fourth grade project to study the regions of the United States while simultaneously measuring our progress towards mastering Common Core literacy standards.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Matthew Mingle, Hillsborough Township Public Schools, Hillsborough, NJ, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
468
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Poster Session-Do You DBQ? One District's Leap into Common Core


Learn how one district implemented a DBQ program for grades K-5 during their Common Core transition year.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Dira Harris, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US; Niomi Henry, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
932
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Poster Session-Not Just Story Time: Read-Alouds in Social Studies and Literacy


This presentation describes potential benefits of using interactive read-alouds of a variety of text types to help elementary students meet social studies learning goals and the Common Core ELA Standards.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Stephanie Strachan, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US; Annie Whitlock, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
443
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Poster Session-Unpacking the Common Core: Informational Text and Elementary Social Studies


Informational texts expand children's social studies knowledge. From tradebooks to primary sources and Internet websites, teachers unpack standards to plan social studies lessons. Participants collect ideas for meaningful social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Judy Britt, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
418
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