Secondary Level-High School
This American reform issue impacts students' minds and stomachs. Connect early progressivism and literature with the state of food safety a century later and a pivotal PNW event.
Come and see how to make connections between past events, present issues/current events, and future problems using National History Day projects. See how you can fashion a student-centered classroom.
The National WWII Museum's collection of oral histories is available online. Museum educator Nathan Huegen will showcase histories from the battles and the Homefront. Annotated guides and lesson templates included.
What do new teachers need for the classroom and how can they find it? Interactive discussions and practical suggestions will focus on making a positive first impression on students.
Presentation focuses on utilizing the inquiry based learning approach to teach sustainability through environmental issues in the classroom. Examples of student led action research projects that focus on ecological concerns.
This session will present strategies for locating and analyzing apps for iPads and equivalent devices vis-a-vis their suitability for social studies content, skills, and dispositions. Includes examples and counter-examples.
College freshmen used social media to collaborate with high school juniors to examine digital citizenship. The project defined an iCitizen nationally, globally and digitally in the 21st century.
Learn to connect primary source curriculum to dynamic travel destinations. Create educational projects with non-profit organizations abroad. Prepare: risk-mitigation, chaperones and safety. Secure professional development credits and creative financing
Teachers will learn how to use Psychology test banks as a part of the formative assessment process: to diagnose misconceptions and provide specific feedback students can USE.
Participate in the NPR Marketplace "Budget Hero" simulation adapted for classroom use. Use this hands-on activity to motivate and engage students in the federal budget process.