PreK-Elementary

Poster Session-How to Measure Literacy while Learning Geography


Learn how one district developed a fourth grade project to study the regions of the United States while simultaneously measuring our progress towards mastering Common Core literacy standards.

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

Matthew Mingle, Hillsborough Township Public Schools, Hillsborough, NJ, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
468
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Poster Session-Do You DBQ? One District's Leap into Common Core


Learn how one district implemented a DBQ program for grades K-5 during their Common Core transition year.

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

Dira Harris, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US; Niomi Henry, Clayton County Public Schools, Jonesboro, GA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
932
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Poster Session-Not Just Story Time: Read-Alouds in Social Studies and Literacy


This presentation describes potential benefits of using interactive read-alouds of a variety of text types to help elementary students meet social studies learning goals and the Common Core ELA Standards.

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

Stephanie Strachan, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US; Annie Whitlock, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
443
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Poster Session-Unpacking the Common Core: Informational Text and Elementary Social Studies


Informational texts expand children's social studies knowledge. From tradebooks to primary sources and Internet websites, teachers unpack standards to plan social studies lessons. Participants collect ideas for meaningful social studies.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Judy Britt, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
418
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Poster Session-Primary Sources and LOC.GOV as a Gateway to Common Core


The Common Core has become the new “West” in education. Learn strategies to search the Library of Congress website and teach with primary sources to promote reading and writing skills.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High, Bunker Hill, IL, US; Margaret Fredericksen, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, US; Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
783
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Global Perspectives in Geography, History, and Economics


Join a panel of NCSS leaders as they model lessons that involve problem solving & literacy skills. Participants will share exemplary social studies instructional strategies for geography, history and economics.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Bruce Damsio, Towson University, Towson, MD, US; Michael Koren, Maple Dale Middle School, Milwaukee, WI, US; Paul Nagel, Social Studies Curriculum Writer, Natchitoches, LA, US

Room: 
264
session id: 
245
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At the Core of Purposeful Learning: Integrative Elementary Social Studies


Elementary school teachers and teacher educators partner to present strategic models for purposeful, diverse, integrative, elementary social studies content, strategies, and resources.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Janet Alleman, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, US; Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, US; Linda Bennett, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, US; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, US; Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, US; Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary, Lansing, MI, US; Andrea Libresco, Hofstra University, Long Island, NY, US; Mary Ledbetter, UT Elementary School, Austin, TX, US

Room: 
100
session id: 
376
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Help! I Have 20 Minutes to Teach Social Studies!


In this workshop you will learn how to use Project Based Learning to integrate your social studies and literacy curriculum in ways that will excite, engage, and TEACH your students.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Jo Sigmund, Concordia University Portland, Portland, OR, US

Room: 
132
session id: 
426
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Middle East Math: Teaching World Cultures while Teaching Math


Two in one: teach math and social studies simultaneously! This session will demonstrate innovative lessons that help elementary students learn about the Middle East while practicing required math skills.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Lisa Adeli, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US

Room: 
101
session id: 
3
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Museum Crawl: Examining Texts while Thinking Like a Historian


Instead of simply looking at a lot of old stuff, turn any museum visit into a means of examining a variety of texts to stimulate inquiry and historical thinking.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Dana Karraker, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US; Rena Shifflet, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US

Room: 
280
session id: 
357
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