PreK-Elementary

A "GPS Toolkit" to Guide Your Social Studies Teaching


G = Geography P = Primary Sources S = Strategies & T = Technology/Other Tools Incorporate the use of geography, primary sources, thinking historically and literacy strategies in your classroom.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Ruth King, Cedar Ridge Elementary/Alpine School District/Utah Council of Social Studies, Cedar Hills, UT

Room: 
617
session id: 
955
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Creating Windows into Reflective Learning Experiences: A Collaborative Teaching Model


A collaborative teaching model demonstrates integration of several academic disciplines focusing on education and social justice across time, place, and vulnerable populations through critical thinking, literacy, reflection, and artful expression.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Margo Collier, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; liz Keefe, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; Rebecca Sanchez, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; Linney Wix, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
349
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Conflict in South Asia: Integrating Reading, Writing, and Debating Skills


Running out of time for Social Studies? Link learning about India and Pakistan into Language Arts through a simulation of bilateral negotiations and practice researching, persuasive writing, and debating.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Gerardo Aponte, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
992
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Connecting Human Rights and Your Elementary School Using Digital Media


This session provides teachers the opportunity to explore ways to use literacy to teach human rights, including using digital media to create a class online graphic novel.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Carolyn Weber, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
310
session id: 
113
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"Create-a-Culture:" An Elementary Inquiry Project


"Create-a-Culture" is a cross-curricular, teacher developed program that engages students to examine the world, make global connections and share their learning by creating a documentary.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Rebecca Forbes, Rundle College Elementary School, Calgary, AB; Carla Thio, Rundle College Elementary School, Calgary, AB; Kathleen White, Rundle College Elementary School, Calgary, AB; Ashley Donahue, Rundle College Elementary School, Calgary, AB

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
371
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Measuring Up: Linking Research to Social Studies Practice


NCSS Research Community representatives will highlight the intersection between research and social studies practice. Research on both teacher and student assessment processes and evidence-based strategies will be presented.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Joseph Feinberg, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA; Paul Fitchett, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Theresa McCormick, Auburn University, Aubur

Room: 
602
session id: 
17
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Critical Thinking Skills in Geography, History, and Economics


Join a panel of NCSS leaders as they model lessons that involve critical thinking & literacy skills. Participants will share exemplary social studies instructional strategies for geography, history and economics

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Paul Nagel, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX; Bruce Damsio, Towson University, Towson, MD; Mike Koren, Maple Dale Middle School, Milwaukee, WI

Room: 
3B
session id: 
19
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"Doing History" with English Learners: Scaffolding for Success


Discover strategies for engaging English Learners with primary sources, while developing academic language and addressing Common Core Standards. An innovative primary source analysis tool and model lessons will be provided.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Diane Hembacher, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA; Lisa Hutton, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
972
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Looking In/Out: The Immigrant and First Nation Peoples' Experience


Introducing children to outstanding picture books is one way to help them discover the distinctive region known as the Pacific Northwest. Come learn about using picture books in your classrooms.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Dena Beeghly, West Chester University, West Chester, PA; Martha Drobnak, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
229
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On the Move: Push and Pull Factors!


Are you looking for a way to teach your students about the world? This session will feature exciting, hands-on, active lessons to teach geography through push and pull factors

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Paul Nagel, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX; Shirley Lomax, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon

Room: 
3A
session id: 
530
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