PreK-Elementary

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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"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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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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Take the "Mock" out of Mock Trial!


Mock Trials can be a powerful method for engaging students in an understanding of the judicial branch. They solicit critical thinking, providing a natural blend with language arts and theatre.

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

Fran Chadwick, California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA

Room: 
213
session id: 
145
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Ducks Ahoy! Bath Toys, Ocean Currents, and Geography


Nearly 29,000 bath toys washed overboard in 1992, floating on ocean currents for 20 years. This session will explore the toys' story with interdisciplinary activities combining geography, science, and literacy.

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

Caroline Sheffield, Univerity of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Room: 
3B
session id: 
317
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The Field Studied from Birth: Social Studies for Early Childhood


Meeting social studies standards in early childhood is a reqirement of NAEYC. Participate in three activites that meet the standards and spiral to the higher grades.

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

Joan Silver, St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY; Lynne Stucchio, St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY

Room: 
204
session id: 
799
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Windows on the Past: Language Arts, Visual Arts, Social Studies


Participants will examine the theme of Time, Continuity and Change, applying the core skills of compare/contrast and point-of-view through content, literature and the visual arts.

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

Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO; Kay Birukoff, University of Phoenix, Albuquerque, NM; Tom McGowan, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
211
session id: 
13
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The Power of Pictures: Advancing Equity Using Multicultural Picture Books


Join us in an interactive exploration of multicultural picture books designed to increase student engagement, support culturally responsive teaching, and promote equity for all learners.

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

Bianca Carpenter, Alief Independent School District, Houston, TX

Room: 
604
session id: 
629
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I Inquire, We Inquire: Learning and Teaching with Primary Sources


Have you searched the Library of Congress Website and felt overwhelmed? Learn strategies to locate a wealth of primary sources through inquiry and discover ways to get students to think!

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

Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL; Cindy Rich, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois; Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Education Center, Bunker Hill, Illinois

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
975
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Opening the Window to Korean Literature for Elementary Children


Learn how Korean children's literature can integrate reading, language arts and social studies with engaging lessons. CD's of lesson plans will be provided.

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

Amy Camardese, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA

Room: 
617
session id: 
247
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