This dynamic session will examine unique ways for teachers to address visual literacy needs using digital resources. Handouts will be provided to all participants.
Learn how to use music to breathe new life into your classroom. We will look at and listen to lessons that get students thinking about (and feeling) history through music.
The â€œbroader civil rights struggleâ€ can be integrated with the familiar history curriculum, including the US West, migrations, and evolving US ties in the Americas, the Pacific Rim, and beyond.
Watch this presentation featuring women's uniforms from WW I to Vietnam and stories from women who wore the uniforms demonstrating the challenges that they faced and their accomplishments
Using the NCSS Standard (Time, Continuity, and Change) as a framework, participants explore web tools that can enhance history/social studies teaching and learning. Each tool is demonstrated and discussed.
Teachers will use these formative assessment techniques to gather instructional data to provide better quality instruction to their students.
This workshop utilizes scholarship in social studies and film studies to provide alternative film options for teachers seeking to engage students in dialogue about American Indian stereotypes and US-Native relations.
Historiography: historical interpretation of events as they change over time. Participants will be able to bring the study of historiography to their classrooms through fine art, film, and children's literature.
Session will explore primary sources related the landmark case Olmstead v. U.S., and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.
The purpose of this session is to give secondary instructors the tools they need to ditch their textbooks and provide students with a REAL (Relevant, Engaging, Active, and Legitimate)experience.