PreK-Elementary

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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Viewing Battles From Windows of the Past


View authentic 5th Grade Revolutionary War projects and "living history" presentations created using the CCSS for Literacy in History/Social Studies. Depart with lesson plans, ideas, and new found confidence!

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

Cyndy Fischer, Hudsonville Public Schools, Hudsonville, MI; Brad Nederveld, Hudsonville Public Schools, Hudsonville, MI

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
632
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Look, Touch, Listen: Differentiate Instruction Using Interactive Technology


Discover how interactive whiteboards can help you address the diverse learning styles of your students. Receive strategies and resources to help you differentiate your planning, instruction, management and student assessment.

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

Colleen Schafer, Teq, Cicero, NY; Shawn Akley, Teq, Cicero, NY

Room: 
604
session id: 
628
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Beyond Windows & Mirrors: Walking Through Doors with Literature


Walk through our door, embark on a literary journey to locations around the world! Explore geography of narratives with mapping and digital connections preparing responsible citizens for a global society.

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

William Lopez, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; Kathy Phillips, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
616
session id: 
674
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Teachers as Role Models (TRM) Inspiring Active Young Citizens


Learn to turn your personal passion for citizenship into meaningful service-learning experiences for elementary students through the TRM approach! Help your students become active young local and/or global citizens.

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

Sara Fry, Boise State University, Boise, ID; Shari Griffin, Fox Creek Elementary School, Highlands Ranch, CO

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
139
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Social Studies as Context for Meeting the ELA Common Core


Tired of sneaking social studies into your curriculum "left behind?" This session offers strategies and resources linking social studies to ELA Common Core Standards through social media and children's literature.

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

Lynnette Erickson, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT; Thomas McGowan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; Judith Neufeld, Lander University, Greenwood, SC

Room: 
610
session id: 
384
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Gender Analysis of NCSS Intermediate Grade Notable Trade Book Winners


This poster session provides a gender analysis of NCSS Notable Trade book winners for the intermediate grades for the years 2006-2008.

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

Kay Chick, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
33
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Learning for Environmental Sustainability: Civic Lessons for the 21st Century


Through modeling a Storypath approach, participants will learn about engaging pedagogies that connect diverse students to "lived experiences" and promote application of understandings, skills and dispositions for 21st Century sustainability.

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

Margit McGuire, Seattle University, Seattle, WA; Bronwyn Cole, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, New South Wales

Room: 
310
session id: 
237
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