PreK-Elementary

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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From Greenland to Samoa: Trekking the World with Globeteacher


Learn about an innovative strategy that has students "traveling" the world through artifacts, literature, journaling, visual texts, and experiential activities. Resources are provided to help you develop your own "treks."

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

Heidi Torres, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
605
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No More Holiday Hoopla! Empowering Critical Consumerism and Conscious Giving


Enliven your winter holiday lessons with an economic approach designed to empower students to be critical consumers and conscious gift-givers. Participants receive lesson plans featuring service learning and critical literacy.

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

Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters, Indianapolis, IN; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Room: 
620
session id: 
89
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Teaching History: An Everyday Endeavor!


History Lives! Using innovative teaching strategies/lessons and primary sources, students understand that US colonial history is a story about people, not just a series of memorized dry and dusty dates!

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Catherine Canty, Grange Hall Elementary School, Chesterfield County, Virginia, Moseley, VA

Room: 
206
session id: 
793
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