Learning the skills of discussion are imperative to citizenship development. Join this workshop to learn about different methodologies for classroom discussion that engage learners in content and build skills.
An interactive historical case study sheds light upon voting rights debates and grounds deliberation over a question essential to democracy: What should be required of people in order to vote?
Explore an exciting method of teaching history where students formulate innovative, effective solutions to simulated, real-world problems using a collaborative process called the â€œ4 Ds of problem-solving,â€ from Ted McCain.
Facing History and Ourselves has created resources for teaching evidence-based argumentative writing. Presentation will profile writing strategies and highlight connections to the History/Social Studies Common Core standards.
Join TCI to discover concrete strategies for engaging students in learning and connecting them to history. Youâ€™ll learn how to transform history instruction by tapping multiple intelligences.
Bring your iPad and explore intriguing educational apps, Web 2.0 sites, and new digital textbooks that up the device's usefulness and potential. Share apps and practices and see classroom examples.
This session will focus on how collaborative planning across disciplines can be flexible and successful. Adaptable and innovative teaching strategies will be presented and explored by participants. Resources provided.
Led by a sixteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop will explore teaching and learning strategies that fully engage student learners and raise rigor in the inclusive classroom.
This interactive hearing engages participants in a historical role play to show how the nation's founders were influenced by European Enlightenment thinkers.
Participants will learn and actively apply ten literacy strategies for educators to use in helping learners (teachers or students pre K-university) read, write, think, and see for a digital age.