Secondary Level-High School
How do eastern religions continually influence American society? This session provides teachers with an opportunity to determine how to share and discuss comparative beliefs and practices from seven religious traditions.
Engaging freshman World History students is hard enough without the challenges of multiple sclerosis. Teacher Kate Hooks shares how she used in-role drama and digital video as her "helping hands."
Participants will examine the equal rights of LGBT citizens through historical documents; and engage in the critical thinking and effective communication techniques that are used in answering document based questions.
With one of the most diverse revolutions in history, resistance to apartheid South Africa offers opportunities to learn about how people can effectively change a system of oppression and injustice.
Young historians will increase critical thinking skills while engaged in historical discovery that culminates in an evening of student presentations. Learn how to challenge students and increase participation and results.
How do you implement the Common Core Standards with in Social Studies instruction for grades 6-12? Learn how to implement these standards by using literature and technology to engage students.
Seamlessly integrate the Common Core into the history classroom without sacrificing content. Using age-appropriate DBQs students hone their evidence-based writing and close reading of complex text while tackling essential content.
A high-energy, entertaining session filled with magic, mayhem, and most importantly, methods to capture and engage your hard-to-motivate students through interactive and creative approaches to teaching history.
Explore versions of Seattle's speech in an active hands-on exercise to learn how to use American Indian primary documents to enhance learning. Participants will leave with lesson plans and resources.
This lesson connects the past to the present by teaching economic unrest in Colonial America by comparing it to the Occupy Wall Street Movement.