PreK-Elementary

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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History, Technology & Literacy: Reaching Elementary Students Via Multimodal Resources


Discover how one museum engages students in American history via innovative and interactive online and distance learning resources which focus on content, literacy, and the stories of this nation's founding.

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

Dale Van Eck, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA

Room: 
211
session id: 
174
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Representing Knowledge: Children Use Web 2.0 in an Inquiry Unit


Children engaged in an inquiry-based environmental education unit and used Web 2.0 tools to represent knowledge and to construct it. Work samples demonstrating digital literacy integration will be shared.

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

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

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
942
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"The Times They Are a-Changin'": How Will Students Adapt?


Do your students have tools to design solutions to the social problems they encounter? Get ideas for empowering students to create their own action research plans with model lessons!

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

Andrea Barela, North Belt Elementary School, Humble, TX

Room: 
619
session id: 
644
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