PreK-Elementary

Best Practice in Thoughtful Elementary Social Studies


Social Studies & the Young Learner Editorial Board-sponsored session on best practices in elementary school social studies.

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

Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY; Jeannette Balantic, Garden City Public Schools, Garden City, NY

Room: 
610
session id: 
523
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Balancing Literacy and Elementary Social Studies: A-Z Strategies


From primary sources to current events, today's teachers have tremendous access to information for balancing literacy with elementary social studies. This poster session shares tradebooks, technology and A-Z literacy strategies.

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

Judy Britt, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
676
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Lights! Camera! Action! Social Studies & Reader's Theatre!


Join us in opening the window to the world of social studies through reader's theatre! We will explore published scripts as well as how to create scripts from children's books.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Laura Meyers, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
1013
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The NCSS Notable Tradebooks- Engaging Elementary Lesson Plans!


The audience will be engaged in fascinating elementary level lessons based on a wide variety of NCSS Notable Tradebooks. All audience members will receive a CD containing the lesson plans.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, , ; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, , Iowa; Mary Hass, West Virginia University, , West Virginia; Lois Christensen, University of Alabama, , Alabama; Sharon Ross, University of Alabama- Tuscaloosa, , Alabama; M

Room: 
615-616-617
session id: 
522
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Making History Come Alive: A "Living Museum" for Elementary Students


Session describes how a teacher preparation program built a "living museum" in partnership with the state historical society to help students understand the power of "doing history" in the community.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Crystal Soltero, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; Megan Gately, Arizona Historical Society, Tucson, AZ

Room: 
604
session id: 
622
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Utilizing the Learning Cycle Model for Teaching History through Inquiry


The Learning Cycle is an instructional model that utilizes inquiry in developing concepts. The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate how this model can be utilized in teaching history.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Joseph Labant, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA

Room: 
211
session id: 
900
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Their Voices, Their World: Connecting Social Studies, Literacy, and Science


We sometimes shelter students from challenging issues because we struggle with them ourselves. Learn about using children's literature to frame global challenges as opportunities to make a positive difference.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Dave Wilton, Facing the Future, Seattle, WA

Room: 
614
session id: 
880
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The Handwriting Wars: Bridging the Digital Divide with Keyboarding


This presentation counters the conventional myth that handwriting instruction in cursive be replaced with keyboarding. It asserts the cognitive connection of handwriting instruction with communication and suggests a balanced approach.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

April Blakely, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
355
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Human Rights Education for Our Youngest Learners


This workshop will introduce the content and pedagogy of Human Rights Education (HRE) for Pre-K and elementary learners. Participants will be given activities to begin integrating HRE in their classrooms.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Sarah Herder, The Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, MN; Emily Farell, The Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, MN

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
682
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Preparing Students for Global Citizenship in the Age of Globalization


This presentation will provide elementary teachers K-6th grade and social studies methods faculty with practical lesson ideas to help learners develop skills for success as global citizenship.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

Lydiah Nganga, University of Wyoming, Casper Center, Casper, WY

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
801
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