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.
Diane Brantley, California State University, San Bernardino, CA; Lara Willox, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA; Sarah Montgomery, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA; Mary Haas, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV; Lois Christensen, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; Sharon Ross, Janie Hubbard, Holly Swain, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Sarah Hartman, College of Coastal Georgia, Brunswick, GA; Erica Christie, Curriculum That Matters!, Indianapolis, IN; Debbie Morowski, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; Ruth Busby, Troy University, Troy, AL; M. Gail Hickey, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, IN; Heather Hagan, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Through modeling a narrative approach to studying the Moroccan Medina and examining research on engaging pedagogies, participants will understand how intercultural and global understandings are demonstrated through problem-solving experiences.
Margit McGuire, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington; Bronwyn Cole, University of Western Sydney, Bankstown, New South Wales; Kathy Morabet, Rabat International School, Rabat,
Both programs lead students through interactive, real world curricula, culminating with ballots cast at the actual polls (Kids Voting), or an official naturalization ceremony on their campus(Citizenship Counts).
Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, Arizona
In the Elementary classroom it is important to immerse the children in the global community. I will show how to teach the importance of respect and understanding for other cultures.
Bruce Hadd, Morey Public School Academy, Shepherd, MI
Join National Museum of American History educators for an interactive, multimedia supported presentation that showcases our interdisciplinary approach to teaching with a focus on everyday objects, people-centered stories, and dialogue.
Naomi Coquillon, Matt Hoffman, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC
Integrating Social Studies & Language Arts using Historical Documents, Artwork, Artifacts, Letters, and MusicSubmitted by David Bailor on Thu, 10/04/2012 - 9:24pm
Join this session and be inspired to integrate social studies and the language arts of reading, writing, listening and speaking through a wide range of strategies and resources that will make 5th grade U.S. History come alive for your students.
Mary E. Ledbetter, University of Texas Elementary School, Austin, TX
Teaching financial literacy through online fables can mesh economics with essential reading objectives. Fable e-books with financial morals, a related lesson plan, and online extension activities will be shared.
Michele Wulff, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City--Omaha Branch, Omaha, NE
This session will share best practices and resources to help educators incorporate financial literacy lessons in grades K-12. Presenters will share free resources available, including online, print, and presenters.
Melody Thompson, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR; David Bell, Financial Beginnings, Portland, OR
Our mission is to make material more accessible to students by creating a kinesthetic response. We create lessons that get students out from their desks, actively engaged in "doing history."
Jody Drezner Alperin, Off The Page, Inc., Brooklyn, NY; Vicky Finney Crouch, Off The Page, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Participants will analyze events leading up to the Revolution. They will engage in the art of debate and use digital technology to create a cartoon animation.
Teresa Potter, Fisher Elementary, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Beth Howard, Mark Twain Elementary, Tulsa, OK