PreK-Elementary

It's Elementary! A Technology Grab Bag Supporting Common Core Implementation!


This session will share over 20 technology resources appropriate for elementary educators! Learn to capture video using Firefox, explore Animoto, discover cool Google tools, learn about Prezi and Glogging too!

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Kristi Stricker, Concordia University, Chicago, IL, US; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA, US

Room: 
276
session id: 
456
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Beyond Biography: Rethinking Women’s History Month to Inspire Civic Action


Explore a technology- and literacy-driven approach to Women’s History Month, promoting active citizenship, civic leadership, and collaborative biography. Participants receive lesson plans, graphic organizers, and resources for the elementary classroom.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters, Indianapolis, IN, US; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, US; Jessica Staudt, Harding Elementary, Mason City, IA, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
335
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Heroines on Horseback: Packhorse Librarians and Frontier Nurses of Appalachia


Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, and genders. This interactive session will explore the story of nurses and librarians who heroically served Appalachian communities on horseback. Lesson materials provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 2:10pm - 3:05pm
Presenters: 

Caroline Sheffield, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
342
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Children’s Literature: Using UDHR as a Framework for Developing Elementary Social Justice Lessons


This session addresses social justice and political rights and opportunities using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights framework. Identification of problems and remedies using children’s literature and collaborations are presented.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

James Daly, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, US; Nancy Sardone, Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
412
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SWAP: Item Analysis Framework for Social Studies Students


SWAP directs students through a clear process to effectively decode and accurately respond to social studies assessment items. Students gain confidence and increase achievement with this powerful framework.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Nicholas Baker, Colonial School District, New Castle, DE, US; Julie Alexander, Colonial School District, New Castle, DE, US

Room: 
266
session id: 
601
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Introducing "Teaching Reading with the Social Studies Standards"


The editors of a new NCSS publication present this unique volume, which combines Common Core skills with preK-Grade 5 social studies units, each based on a classic elementary text.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO, US; Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ, US; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Room: 
267
session id: 
889
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Research at the Core of Social Studies Practice


NCSS Research Community representatives will highlight the intersection between research and social studies practice. Research on content-based literacy and evidence-based instruction will be presented.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US; Christine Baron, Boston University, Boston, MA, US; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Ilene Berson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US; Joseph Feinberg, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, US; Paul Fitchett, The University of North Carolina

Room: 
100
session id: 
47
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Fighting for Equality: Exploring Civil Rights through the Common Core


This interactive session explores an elementary civil rights text set and activities used to integrate social studies and Common Core ELA standards in meaningful ways that deepen social studies understandings.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Lisa Brown Buchanan, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, US; Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
348
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The Invisible Paw: Teaching Economics Using the Berenstain Bears


See how to integrate economics and language arts learning using a popular children’s literature series. Participants will receive four classroom-ready lessons with white board applications.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Erin Yetter, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Louisville Branch, Louisville, KY, US

Room: 
103
session id: 
151
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280+ Ready to Go CCSS K-12 Lessons for Teaching Geography


Come see a showcase of 280+ free, online lessons for grades K-12. These lessons integrate national geography standards with ELA or Math CCSS and include everything you need.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 10:05am - 11:00am
Presenters: 

Gale Ekiss, Arizona Geographic Alliance, Tempe, AZ, US; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University and Arizona Geographic Alliance, Tempe, AZ, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
167
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