PreK-Elementary

Mom, Were You Afraid of Being Eaten by a Dinosaur?


Understandings of chronology and time are foundational to making sense of history. This presentation offers elementary teachers multiple activities for engaging students in developing a sense of chronology.

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

Leslie Hall, Washington State University-Spokane, Spokane, WA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
846
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Teaching with Multicultural Children's Literature: Windows and Mirrors to Diversity


Participants will explore how multicultural children's literature can act as windows and mirrors to diversity and expand the "single stories" students have of people, historical events, and cultural situations.(Handouts provided)

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

Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Room: 
310
session id: 
503
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Assessment Strategies for Diverse Learners


This hands-on, interactive session will analyze commonly used assessment strategies and, in turn, offer specific alternatives that accommodate the learning (and assessment) needs of diverse learners.

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

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

Room: 
604
session id: 
148
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Using Original Games to Open Windows into Social Studies Skills


This session illustrates how gaming theory can be utilized to construct classroom activities. Games already created, their implementation, and ways to build new ones will be shared by the presenters.

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

Christopher Witschonke, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX; Jose Herrera, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX

Room: 
3B
session id: 
209
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Teaching Global Interdependence Using On-line Geospatial Technologies


Enhance your social studies instruction using geospatial technology including ArcGIS On-line to teach about global interdependence. Step-by-step guidance as well as CD with lesson plans and hand-outs will be provided.

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

Eui-kyung Shin, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; Thomas Baker, Esri, Redlands, CA

Room: 
206
session id: 
1003
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Every Vote Counts! Helping Young Children Understand the Voting Process


Experience lessons designed to make presidential elections relevant to young students. Making choices, compare/contrast candidates, political posters, vocabulary strategy, mock election. Primary sources. Ready-to-go lessons. Resources provided

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

Karen Maloley, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY; Charlotte Smith, Model Laboratory School, Richmond, KY; Melinda Lake, Model Laboratory School, Richmond, KY

Room: 
205
session id: 
275
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The "Magical Life" of Contextualized Autobiographies: Connecting Students with History


Session participants will learn about "contextualized autobiographies" as students connect critical events that have occurred in their own lives to those events occurring in the world around them.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Lynne Bercaw, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA; Katie Stewart, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
543
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To Bring or not to Bring!


Immigration past and present. To prioritize items that immigrants would need to survive in colonial era. Compare and contrast what immigrants would bring now to survive in the 21st century.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Dean Ruff, Old Trail School, Bath, OH

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
348
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Relevant Exploration of the Civil Rights Movement with Pre-K/Elementary Students


This session will explore dynamic strategies for integrating powerful themes embedded in the American civil rights movement into curriculum, field trips, and the daily classroom lives of young children.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Presenters: 

Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Room: 
604
session id: 
833
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A Child's View of Social Reality among ELL Migrant Children


This poster explores children's perception of social issues seen through the eyes of young ELL migrant children and its implications in delivering culturally responsive social studies experiences.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Wilma Robles Melendez, Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, FL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
957
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