PreK-Elementary

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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St. Louis French-Colonial Outpost: Teaching Global Marketplace with Fur Traders


The North American global marketplace began with European explorers and evolved to international trade empires. How did countries and cultures collaborate? Resource-packed presentation of an Explorers and Fur Trade unit.

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

Betsy Arntzen, Canadian-American Center, UMaine, Orono, ME, US; Amy Sotherden, Center for the Study of Canada, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
893
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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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Huzzah Indeed! Library Collections Conducive to Civics Education Collaboration


In the current environment of standardized testing, is your library supporting the preservation of constitutional democracy? Visit this session to assess collections and discover resources conducive to civics education instruction.

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

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

Room: 
126
session id: 
253
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Bolstering the Common Core through Social Studies: Meaningful Inquiry-Based Learning


Presenting an inquiry-based narrative—setting, characters, and plot. Reading and writing come alive as students apply social studies understandings in real world contexts. Strategies for integrating the Common Core shared.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:20pm - 5:15pm
Presenters: 

Bronwyn Cole, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South D.C., Australia; Margit McGuire, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
355
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