PreK-Elementary

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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Find A Palimpsest and Engage Students with American History


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
604
session id: 
601
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Civil War Simulations: Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Mary Ledbetter, University of Texas Elementary, Austin, TX

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
672
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Window to Inquiry: Teaching the Concepts and Tools of History


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Stephanie Lile, Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, WA

Room: 
614
session id: 
332
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