Secondary Level-High School
The European Union faces important challenges in the wake of the financial crisis. Panelists will discuss the crisis and the EU's response, the European welfare state, and immigration.
Explore Asia through powerful units on contemporary issues--Human Rights, Health, and Environment--by The Seattle Times and UW's Jackson School of International Studies. Meet the author and receive materials!
Learn to use the customizable content in the Federal Reserve's first, comprehensive multimedia resource in over 12 years to introduce today's technologically savvy students to our nation's central bank.
The Dallas Fed's Everyday Economic series has gone digital! See new interactive lessons on international trade, globalization and entrepreneurs. Preview activities and take home classroom-ready lessons.
Participants will apply the "found poetry" technique--an English/language arts teaching strategy--to investigate and interpret current events through a geographic lens. Complete lesson plan and handouts provided.
Is the Fed Constitutional? Examine central banking in the U.S. from its humble beginnings to the modern Federal Reserve System. Leave with instructional insights,free materials, and an engaging lesson.
Compare two neighboring democracies. Learn how Canada's parliamentary system of government works and helps Canada maintain its motto of "Peace, Order and Good Government." Lesson plans/textbooks will be shared.
Utilizing Icivics.org in a democratic classroom fosters active learning, 21st century skills acquisition, and authentic and engaging interactions with the social studies curriculum.
This engaging session will explore how to develop students into 21st century citizens of character using film. Handouts will be provided to all participants.
Session includes: Inspiring video of student legislative activism; lesson on Chief Seattle; review of Civics for All’s pedagogical frameworks and proposal to teach K-12 “civics across the curriculum” in Seattle’s schools.