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Anne-Lise Halvorsen - Assistant Professor, Social Studies Education

Teacher Education in the College of Educationat Michigan State University


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PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Halvorsen, A. (accepted). The Origins and Rise of Elementary Social Studies Education: Case Studies in Chicago, Cleveland, and Detroit, 1900 to 1950. Panel paper at the annual meeting of the International Standing Conference on the History of Education, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Dwyer, J. and Halvorsen, A. (2009). The influence of teacher beliefs about learning to read in kindergarten on instructional approaches and literacy achievement. San Diego, CA.
Halvorsen, A. (2008, November). “Don’t Know Much about History:” The New York Times 1943 test of American history and its influence on history education. Panel paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society, St. Petersburg, FL.
Halvorsen, A., Kesler-Lund, A., and Vallier, M. (2007). Integrating history into the elementary curriculum. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Council for History Education, Lansing, MI.

Halvorsen, A. (2007, November). Skills for facilitating discussion in elementary social studies methods courses. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies, San Diego, CA.

Halvorsen, A. and Mirel, J. (2007, July). The Detroit citizenship education study, 1945 to 1950: Implications for children and youth at risk. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Standing Conference on the History of Education, Hamburg, Germany.

Halvorsen, A. and Mirel, J. (2007, June). Educating citizens: Social problems meet progressive education in Detroit, 1930-52. Invited panel paper presented at Clio at the Table: A Conference on the Uses of History to Inform and Improve Education Policy, Brown University, Providence, RI.

Halvorsen, A. (2007, April). The expanding environments curriculum: From the disciplines to topics, 1820 to 1940. Invited panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Halvorsen, A. (2006, November). The NCSS’s organizational and curricular challenges in shaping elementary social studies, 1921 to 1941. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, D.C.

Halvorsen, A. (2006, October). Citizenship and social studies at the elementary level: A case study in Detroit, 1921 to 1957. Panel paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society, Ottawa, Canada.

Halvorsen, A. (2006, April). The expanding environments framework: Tracing the curriculum recommendations of Paul Robert Hanna: 1932 to 1945. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Halvorsen, A. and Lee, V.E. (2006, April). A multivariate investigation of the frog pond phenomenon in elementary schools. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Halvorsen, A. and Lee, V.E. (2005, April). Relative vs. absolute low academic performance: A mixed-method study of the frog pond phenomenon in kindergarten classrooms. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.

Halvorsen, A. (2004, November). History education at the elementary level: Early perspectives from the American Historical Association. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society, Kansas City, MO.

Halvorsen, A., Lee, V.E., and Andrade, F. (2004, April). Teachers’ attitudes and beliefs about teaching low-income early elementary children: A mixed-method study. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Halvorsen, A. (2003, November). The evolution of social studies education in Detroit, 1867-1923. Panel paper presented the annual meeting of the History of Education Society, Evanston, IL.

Halvorsen, A. (2003, August). Three elementary schools’ responses to September 11, 2001. Round table discussion at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Halvorsen, A. (2003, April). The state of social studies education. Panel paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Halvorsen, A. (2002, November). The debate between cognitive and affective learning in early childhood education: A case study of high/scope, 1962-1995. Panel paper presented the annual meeting of the History of Education Society, Pittsburgh, PA.