Middle Level-Jr. High School
Too often our classrooms lack the mediums that distract and detain our students. Today one will gain the ability to use those same distractions to attract and retain all students.
Using historical inquiry your students decide the role of government analyzing current policy in the Cold War's neglected regions, the Great Basin and the Navajo Reservation. Resources will be provided.
Learn about engaging history lessons set in a global narrative and exciting opportunity for professional development in the UK. Teachers and museum educators share primary source-based practical middle school activities.
Participants will experience engaging instruction using primary source paintings of the 19th century American West. They will learn a new, versatile instructional method for promoting historical thinking.
This presentation depicts traditional blues music as an example of oral history that paints a tangible picture of the motivations and experiences that led to the Great African American Migration.
Explore NCSS Notable Trade Books that chronicle migrant experiences in various ways. Hear inspiring stories, engage in instructional strategies, and leave ready to read these books! Annotated bibliography provided.
Investigate how to change the study of economics and sustainability by infusing technology and urban agriculture. Participants will learn how one school turned important learning standards into exciting, authentic experiences.
Presents social studies literacy instruction responsive to digital technologies and Common Core State Standards. Shows how to apply RAFT for authentic inquiries and the Toulmin Model for convincing arguments
Incorporating place-based education related to the concept of sustainability enables students to connect with their environment. Join us to exchange ideas about fostering a sense of place and agency.
H2O for Life provides a transformational service learning opportunity for students to study the global water crisis while taking action to bring water to a school in a developing country.