Middle Level-Jr. High School
Students need help formulating effective search questions to inform their study. Let‚Äôs explore techniques and strategies for success from the Right Question Institute, Information Fluency, Common Sense Media, and others.
Sara Armstrong, Sara Armstrong Consulting, Berkeley, CA
The mission of Bead for Life is to create sustainable opportunities for women to lift their families out of extreme poverty by connecting people worldwide in a circle of exchange.
Tracee Simpson, Bead for Life, Boulder, CO
We explored global citizenship in social studies curricula of Thailand, Philippine, Brunei, and Korea. Curriculum analysis and survey method were used to see how students learn and understand global citizenship.
Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Myung-Jung Kim, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Jo Il Cha, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, ; Chong Uk Ahn, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul,
Use story to captivate students while helping them enhance their research skills and achieve Common Core State Standards. Ready-to-go exercises, lesson plan suggestions, hands-on activities and other sure-fire strategies provided.
Jennifer Hanson, Primary Source, Watertown, MA, @libraryjenn; Padma Venkatraman, University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI; Diane Kern, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Incorporate social-action projects in history classes and school culture. Help students think, care, and act regarding local and global problems in pragmatic, age-appropriate ways that empower rather than overwhelm them.
Susan Cannon, Episcopal Academy & Teach for Peace.org, Newtown Square, PA, @peace_ed
Through comparing the Tea Party of revolutionary Boston to the anti-government sentiment in modern America, this presentation focuses on the connection between historical past and contemporary conflict.
Kenneth Davis, ,
Gain access to nearly 200 primary source lessons from ""American Memory"" website; Obtain ideas on increasing use of Library of Congress resources; Learn about funding teacher training.
James McConnell, Michigan Council for History Education, Livonia, MI
Provide participants with creative strategies that simulate real-world application of civic responsibility and engage students to get involved in the democratic process for a lifetime.
Regina Holland, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA; Heather MacKenzie, Georgia Humanities Council, Atlanta, GA, @hezmac18
This session will share the UndergroundRailroadResources.org initiative which provides K-12 teachers with curricula and primary resources for developing understanding of Underground Railroad, economics of slavery, freedom, equity, and civil rights.
Kimberly Clayton-Code, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, @kimberlycode; Denise Dallmer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
Action Civics is a pedagogical approach to civic learning that embraces collective action, and encourages youth voice, agency and leadership. Action civics practitioners share specific classroom strategies in this session.
Lisa Bardwell, Earth Force, Denver, CO, @earthforce; Brian Brady, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL, @mikvachallenge; Rachel Gunther, Youth on Board, Boston, MA; Fajr Harris, Boston Student Advisory Council, Boston, MA