This is how reform happens: participants will draft model petitions to bring about change based on documents highlighting ills of the Gilded Age.
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.
Participants will analyze Rockwell paintings to evaluate the black experience during the Civil Rights Era. Active learning approach modeled through a WebQuest and cooperative learning visual analysis will be performed.
The social studies classroom is dull! This session details ways educators can combine fictional comic books/graphic novels into their classroom in order to better engage students. Handouts provided.
How do Supreme Court decisions in the past affect our society today, and shape our society tomorrow? We will delve into these questions in our seminar.
Public monuments offer understanding of the legacy of historical people and events. Examine teaching materials available through Friends of the National WWII Memorial, additional sources for instruction using public monuments.
This presentation will demonstrate how to include multiple perspectives in the teaching of the Korean War that includes material from both the United States and Korea. Materials will be distributed.
This session investigates the characteristics and flaws of the planned economy's approach and promise to provide quality goods in the attempt to satisfy the average needs of Eastern European citizens.
Presenter will offer strategies to develop content reading and higher-level thinking skills, build academic vocabulary, and engage elementary learners. She will share ready-to-use lesson ideas and differentiation techniques. Handouts provided.
Using principles from Universal Design for Learning (UDL), participants will learn how to use digital technologies to make the elementary social studies curriculum more flexible and accessible to all learners.