The adoption of the Common Core standards represents a watershed moment in educational history. Never before have so many states committed to so similar a program of reform with such far-reaching implications. That said, very little consideration has been given to developing instructional and assessment materials to follow through on the promises and obligations of the Common Core. --> read more »
Every location has a history. Explore limitless possibilities for students to "capture" where their forefathers stood. Educators will be taught to refocus learning social studies methods through a camera lens
The DBQ Project will overview their materials and professional development, and discuss how they have helped students and teachers grade 4-12 handle the rigorous document analysis and evidence-based writing in civics, world and U.S. History.
Tour free turn-key instructional materials designed to fit any personal finance program. Use the National Endowment for Financial Education's (NEFE) non-commercial resources (updated in 2012) to equip teens with fundamental money management skills. www.hsfpp.org
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.
The Keizai Koho Center organizes ten-day Fellowship to Japan in the summer that allows teachers to learn first-hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives.
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.
Global Concerns Classroom (GCC) provides free resources for in-class and after school use on global poverty issues for US secondary schools. Learn more about GCC and receive a free packet of global resources.
Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by tht leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.
izzit.org is a not-for-profit organization that produces and distributes high-quality media and educational materials that encourage critical thinking. Attend to learn more about izzit.org and receive a free DVD!