PreK-Elementary

Common Core Interconnections to Geographic Literacy


This interactive session will highlight the work that National Geographic and the Network of Alliances have done creating resources that connect geo-literacy and the Common Core.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Brenda Barr, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, US; Kim Hulse , National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
624
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NCSS Notable Trade Books 2013: Ideas for Classrooms


Explore the possibilities for teaching with books from the NCSS Notable Trade Books list. Committee members share their favorite books from the 2013 list, classroom activities, and raffle off books.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US; Tina Buster, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA, US; Melinda Odom Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, US; Cynthia Tyson, The Ohio State University- School of Teaching and Learning, Columbus, OH, US; Scott Waters, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS; Cynthia Grady, Washington, DC, US; Sheri Sinykin, Sun Lakes, AZ, US; Kristina Swarner, Chicago, IL, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
236
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A Kid-Friendly Guide for Global Awareness Instruction


In this age of rapid globalization, preparing students to be citizens of the world is paramount. This presentation’s purpose is to demonstrate methods for building global understanding in young learners.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Joseph Labant, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
552
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Doing Family History and Creating Museums with Elementary Students


Family history projects help young students develop historical thinking, interviewing, and presentation skills. This session describes a family history project for elementary students and provides guidelines and materials for teachers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Janie Hubbard, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Sharon Ross, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Holly Swain, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
283
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Stay Calm and Jump on Board: Surviving the Reform Storm


Stay on the forefront of education reform by incorporating approaches such as STEM and Arts Integration into elementary social studies. Participants will leave with a CD of ideas and activities.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Tim Johnson, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD, US; Laura Pinto, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD, US; Shannon Pugh, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD, US

Room: 
123
session id: 
649
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Surviving the Common Core with History's Reality Stars


Failures, scandals, triumphs, newspaper headlines--we love our reality stars! And its all part of the CCSS! Learn how to bring the reality stars of history into your classroom!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Kelly Cranstoun, Pearson, Lake Zurich, IL, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
911
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Catch The Gingerbread Man and Tackle the Common Core


Run, run as fast as you can….Discover The Gingerbread Man, an integrated-thematic curriculum for grades 1-2, that engages students and addresses Common Core. Participants receive a free copy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Grant Black, University of Missouri-St.Louis, St. Louis, MO, US; Sharon Laux, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
789
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Theme-Based Instruction: Connecting Content and Literacy Skills


Teaching reading and writing skills using a social studies theme ensures productive instructional time spent with both language arts and content skills. Learn how to create innovative, inspiring, theme-based units.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Presenters: 

Bruce Miller, Landmark School, Manchester, MA, US

Room: 
265
session id: 
563
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To the Core: Multicultural Literature, Differentiated Instruction, and Common Core


Culturally responsible literature is a delightful and powerful tool to teach Common Core Standards. Let’s explore methods of using multicultural literature with differentiated instruction to get at the Core

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US; Deborah Parrott, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
227
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Forget Me Not: Reading and Writing Historical Fiction, K-5


Amidst the buzz about informational writing and close reading -- don’t underestimate the power of historical fiction! Learn how to captivate young learners while meeting the CCSS.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Ryan Hughes, Chinese American International School, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
345
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