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!
Cyndy Fischer, Hudsonville Public Schools, Hudsonville, MI; Brad Nederveld, Hudsonville Public Schools, Hudsonville, MI
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.
Colleen Schafer, Teq, Cicero, NY; Shawn Akley, Teq, Cicero, NY
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.
William Lopez, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; Kathy Phillips, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
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.
Sara Fry, Boise State University, Boise, ID; Shari Griffin, Fox Creek Elementary School, Highlands Ranch, CO
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.
Lynnette Erickson, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT; Thomas McGowan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; Judith Neufeld, Lander University, Greenwood, SC
This poster session provides a gender analysis of NCSS Notable Trade book winners for the intermediate grades for the years 2006-2008.
Kay Chick, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA
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.
Margit McGuire, Seattle University, Seattle, WA; Bronwyn Cole, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, New South Wales
Learn how a group of teachers make history meaningful for elementary students using a kind of image known as palimpsest. Examples of accessible palimpsests will be provided.
Susan Olds, Petaluma City Schools, Petaluma, CA; Nancy Case-Rico, North Bay International Studies Project (NBISP), Cotati, CA; Christina Lunde, Novato Unified School District, Novato, CA
This presentation includes teacher lessons, student writing and digital iMovies of students acting out Civil War events from historical fiction: Bull Run, Follow the Drinking Gourd, and The Patchwork Path.
Mary Ledbetter, University of Texas Elementary, Austin, TX
Understanding the concepts and tools of historical inquiry is essential to teaching about the past and creating young thinkers who can "do" history. Applicable to all subjects and ages.
Stephanie Lile, Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, WA