PreK-Elementary

Presidential Plates and Portraits: Balanced Integration with Art


Can balanced integration be achieved? These elementary lessons balanced art and social studies helped students learn state and presidential symbols and how we use symbols as a means of communication.

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

Dean Vesperman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Donna J. Bernens-Kinkead, Monroe County Community School Corporation, Bloomington, IN; Liesl S. Loudermilk, Monroe County Community School Corporation, Bloomington, IN; Gladys Newsom, Monroe County Community School Corporation, Bloomington, IN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
115
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Taking Geography to Schools: A Successful Professional Development Model


In this poster session, presenters share design features, key components, and participant evaluations of a Professional Development Model designed to increase geographic literacy in underserved and at-risk school populations.

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

Gwenda Rice, Oregon Geographic Alliance, Corvallis, OR; Judith Lowery, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; Therese Clark, Oregon Geographic Alliance, Springfield, OR; Shirley Lomax, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
336
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Becoming Integrated Thinkers: Cases from Elementary Classrooms


Through the discussion of case studies from six elementary teachers' classrooms, the participants will obtain insights and strategies for authentic integration in social studies.

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

Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, TX; Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ; Mary Ledbetter, UT Elementary School, Austin, TX; Andrea

Room: 
602
session id: 
541
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Chess and Young Females


In nine years of teaching chess and as a Para Educator, I noticed patterns of the young females’ disengagement from their chess club, which educators can overcome exercising certain strategies.

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

Chouchanik Airapetian, University Washington Bothell, Edmonds, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
440
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"Do As I Do": Modeling Collaboration and Inclusion in Civics


Elementary teachers share a professional collaboration model used to teach civics across grade levels, applying Project Citizen and student mentoring to foster inclusion, differentiation, and meaningful participation among all learners.

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

Stephanie Serriere, Penn State University, State College, PA; Lorraine McGarry, State College Area School District, State College, PA; Elizabeth Cullin, State College Area School District, State College, PA; Jennifer Cody, State College Area School District, State College, PA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
201
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Investigating United States History: Just or Unjust


Investigate how individuals and groups have protested (violent and non-violent) injustices over time by analyzing primary sources using engaging instructional strategies. Participants will receive lesson plans and content resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Presenters: 

Natalie Bolten, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO; Heather Gillman, Covington Independent Schools, Covington, KY

Room: 
308
session id: 
286
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Integrating Language Arts and History: Online Resources from the Smithsonian


Meet with Smithsonian educators to engage in classroom activities that integrate reading and American history. And learn about free online resources from Smithsonian's History Explorer and OurStory.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Jenny Wei, Smithsonian Institution- National Museum of American History, Washington, DC

Room: 
605
session id: 
220
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Children as "Solutionaries": The Impact of Inquiry-Based, Environmental Education


Using authentic work samples, instructional footage, and interviews, the results of a multi-region, environmental curriculum pilot on children's understanding of sustainability and their roles as “solutionaries” will be explored.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenters: 

Elizabeth Crawford, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC; Nancy Luke, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Room: 
602
session id: 
712
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ELA Integration in the Content Classroom, We've Done Your Homework!


An innovative approach to ELA integration with historical fiction used as the instructional force behind content instruction. Result: An array of student created products, including an intricate reading response journal.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

Rick Lumpkins, Shepherdsville Elementary School, Shepherdsville, KY; Michele Grey, Shepherdsville Elementary School, Shepherdsville, KY

Room: 
605
session id: 
489
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Historical Dilemmas: Andrew Jackson and the Debate over Indian Removal


Elementary teachers collaboratively designed and implemented a lesson aimed at helping students authentically debate Indian Removal. Students examined multiple historical perspectives before recommending a policy decision to Andrew Jackson.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Presenters: 

James Howell, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; John Saye, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
407
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