This symposium will address sustainability from the perspective of four academic disciplines--Information Technology, Geography, Economics, and Political Science. Presenters will discuss how the discipline defines sustainability problems and suggest possible policy approaches to address the problems.
The highly successful Mexican American Studies (MAS) program in Tucson was banned last year. See the acclaimed PBS film "Precious Knowledge" about this program, and hear from our special guest, MAS co-founder Sean Arce.
This clinic prepares participants to review teacher preparation programs in social studies or related disciplines and to update current reviewers in applying NCSS Standards in the NCATE Program Review process.
How do you construct a curriculum that includes positive representations of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people, history and events? This session will provide guidance on content development as well as examples of available resources and instructional strategies.
This interactive presentation will model structures and strategies that help students listen to and learn from perspectives that differ from their own or with which they disagree strongly.
Led by a sixteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop will explore teaching and learning strategies that fully engage student learners and raise rigor in the inclusive classroom.
This workshop will discover bullying among students. Participants will learn and share Facing History's multimedia resources that stimulate and promote safe environment in schools.
Using US History, Michelle Alexander's recently published book, "The New Jim Crow," and 20th century African-American responses to racism, we will examine strategies for our students' social/political engagement with racism.
This session will share over 20 technology resources appropriate for elementary educators! Learn to capture video using Firefox, explore Animoto, discover cool Google tools, learn about Prezi and Glogging too!
African-American Folktales: Embracing African-American Students' Character and Content through StorySubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 1:03pm
Stories give us voice, shape and direction. Explore adapted African-American folktales that connect with student's character and content knowledge. Focus: African-American students in high poverty and low performing schools.