Secondary Level-High School
This session introduces attendees to several methods, including use of several insightful primary sources, for teaching about Asian immigration to the United States in the late 1800s.
Learn how to use Wikis to create interactive projects; create a Ning.com network for digital social interaction in your class; Use Google Forms to create digital DBQs.
Teachers routinely face students who ask, "why are we learning this?" This session prepares teachers to foster purpose-based student learning of U.S. History. Examples focus on the Civil Rights Movement.
Through guided investigation, participants will consider how digital primary sources make social studies more relevant. We will examine constructed narrative history and how sources preserve or challenge social themes.
This innovative presentation will incorporate easy-to-use cell-phone technology into your classroom. The time has come to get our students sharing, interacting, and engaged. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
This session will focus on the sharing of classroom-ready activities on the role of Judge Jackson at Nuremberg, international humanitarian law, and the warning signs of genocide.
Attendees will leave this session with at least four new activities for their classrooms. Audience participation will be required of all who attend this session run by two veteran teachers.
Integrating contemplative and peace education strategies illuminates how happiness and conflict resolution are interdependent and globally significant. Dynamic strategies and lesson plans will be provided for teachings these concepts.
Technology in the classroom can be a vital tool in creating student understanding. Using webquests, digital archives, and multimedia sources we will explore the Great Migration.
The Pledge of Allegiance celebrates its 120th anniversary this year but â€œunder Godâ€ has only been included since 1954. Why has this brief phrase been the focus of such scrutiny?