PreK-Elementary

At the Core of Purposeful Learning: Integrative Elementary Social Studies


Elementary school teachers and teacher educators partner to present strategic models for purposeful, diverse, integrative, elementary social studies content, strategies, and resources.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, US; Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, US; Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, US; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, US; Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary, Lansing, MI, US; Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University, Long Island, NY, US; Mary Ledbetter, UT Elementary School, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
376
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Help! I Have 20 Minutes to Teach Social Studies!


In this workshop you will learn how to use Project Based Learning to integrate your social studies and literacy curriculum in ways that will excite, engage, and TEACH your students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Jo Sigmund, Concordia University Portland, Portland, OR, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
426
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Global Perspectives in Geography, History, and Economics


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

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Bruce Damsio, Towson University, Towson, MD, US; Michael Koren, Maple Dale Middle School, Milwaukee, WI, US; Paul Nagel, Social Studies Curriculum Writer, Natchitoches, LA, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
245
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Middle East Math: Teaching World Cultures while Teaching Math


Two in one: teach math and social studies simultaneously! This session will demonstrate innovative lessons that help elementary students learn about the Middle East while practicing required math skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
3
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Museum Crawl: Examining Texts while Thinking Like a Historian


Instead of simply looking at a lot of old stuff, turn any museum visit into a means of examining a variety of texts to stimulate inquiry and historical thinking.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Dana Karraker, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US; Rena Shifflet, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
357
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Making the “Old” New: e-Learning about Colonial American History


A group of elementary teachers set out to research and write a storybook about actual children in colonial Maryland. The resulting digital book weaves together historical themes and disciplinary literacy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Robbins, Historic London Towne and Gardens, Edgewater, MD, US; Carol Thornton, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Traceys Landing, MD, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
686
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Best Practice in Meaningful Elementary Social Studies


This Social Studies & the Young Learner Editorial Board-sponsored session focuses on best practices in elementary school social studies in a discussion among editors, recent authors, and attendees.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Jeannette Balantic, Garden City Public Schools, Garden City, NY, US; Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, US

Room: 
240
session id: 
361
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One-Stop Shopping: Integrating the Common Core and Elementary Social Studies


Take home a ready-to-go lesson for each grade level that fully integrates Social Studies and ELA Common Core Standards with powerful teaching strategies. Analyze a close reading of informational text.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Mirla Morrison, Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Yorktown Heights, NY, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
88
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Feeding Hearts and Minds: Raising Awareness about Malnutrition through TeachUNICEF


This session introduces elementary educators to TeachUNICEF curricula on malnutrition. Participants will learn how UNICEF is combating malnutrition and explore ways to inspire students to take action on global issues.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, US; William Van Pelt, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
269
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Enhancing Social Skills through "Social" Studies


This session will put the "social" back into social studies by demonstrating how teachers can use select strategies to enhance the social skill development of students with learning disabilities.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Presenters: 

Timothy Lintner, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
12
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