PreK-Elementary

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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VARKing up the Right Tree—Engaging Students Using VARK Learning Preferences to Master the Common Core


Participants will develop knowledge and skills that will enable them to create meaningful Common Core-aligned social studies learning activities by effectively incorporating the use of students’ VARK learning style preferences.

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

Bethany Hill-Anderson, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Jennifer Stroot, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US; Julie Tonsing-Meyer, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
825
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Using Active Storytelling to Foster Divergent Thinking


By using the art of improvisational storytelling, we will explore ways to link historical fact to creative writing that will create meaningful correlations for students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Erin Sloan, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US

Room: 
126
session id: 
127
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Better Social Studies: Increasing Content Knowledge and Engagement through Reading


Participants will learn strategies to provide and support multi-genre reading opportunities in history. They’ll learn how to incorporate the Common Core ELA Standards without losing the social studies.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Jacqueline LaRose, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, US; Ellen Weaver, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
815
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Using Digital Primary Sources to Create ePubs


This presentation shows how to engage students in creative writing and research by using the iPad in collecting primary and secondary sources from multiple genres to create a shareable ePub.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Steven H. White, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Hilary Harms Logan, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO, US

Room: 
131
session id: 
351
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Integrating Elementary Social Studies Instruction in the Common Core Classroom


Learn how to integrate social studies in the reading/language arts block and teach the skills required in Common Core. Get concrete tips and explore valuable resources exclusively for elementary teachers.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
954
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Thinking Like a Citizen (TLAC): A Children’s Literature Series


TLAC helps students examine issues from multiple perspectives using glasses representing the disciplines: history (time lens), politics (rules lens), economics (stuff lens), geography (space lens), and behavioral sciences (people lens).

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

S.G. Grant, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, US; Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US; Emma Thacker, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US

Room: 
267
session id: 
586
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“Top 10” Strategies for Building Literacy in Elementary Social Studies


This session will provide elementary social studies teachers with 10 strategies that they can use to incorporate literacy into their social studies lessons.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Scott Roberts, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
16
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CSI: Compare, Support, Inform-Providing ConTEXT for the Common Core


Working with informational text, the CSI approach–Compare sources to Support and Inform positions—incorporates the demands of the Common Core and encourages best practice in the social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Michell Anderson, Felician College, Rutherford, NJ, US; Karen Pezzolla, Felician College, Rutherford, NJ, US; Christine Ross, Felician College, Rutherford, NJ, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
904
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