Secondary Level-High School
Youth are increasingly using social media to access information and communicate. This session will provide free resources and strategies to teachers for using social networking tools in the social studies.
This interactive presentation demonstrates action civics strategies for empowering students to identify core issues in their community, analyze root causes of these issues, and work collaboratively towards long term solutions.
This poster session demonstrates ways The History Education Network, a pan-Canadian bilingual organization, brings together different constituencies involved in history education to improve history teaching and learning.
This poster presentation will help students use critical thinking to understand the divisive issues of the 1960s. Music defines us and records our attitudes and ideas.
The poster presentation will explore ways to create and use digital portfolios to promote literacy, reflection, and historical understanding. Educators learn about free, web-based technologies.
Free curricula, film modules, and a mobile app reveal how different cultural groups are acknowledged in American history, media, and culture--and empowers students to contribute to history-making themselves.
This is how reform happens: participants will draft model petitions to bring about change based on documents highlighting ills of the Gilded Age.
The strategy of "Say, Mean, Matter" allows students to actively participate in critical thinking and writing about primary sources. It is easy to implement and can be used immediately.
Demonstrate a new online teaching resource that examines the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, and the challenges of upholding democratic ideals in a crisis.
Northern Arizona Teaching American History Grant teachers share their best-case practices with the dual-inquiry process (teacher as inquiring learner, teacher as facilitating inquiry). Participants will receive lesson plans and resources.