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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This session will explore conceptions of family in elementary curricula sharing diverse families' hopes for inclusion in early social studies curriculum and best practices regarding the inclusion of diverse families.
Teaching about entrepreneurship is easier than you think. Students delight in developing a product with classmates, while learning about microfinancing, collateral, a business plan, market research, production, advertising, and pricing.
Co-teachers present interactive lessons from Developing Mental Maps, a State of Delaware Prioritized Model Unit, using literature, manipulatives, geo-graphics, and online resources. Participants engage in conversations about geographic literacy.
Social Studies & the Young Learner Editorial Board-sponsored session on best practices in elementary school social studies.