This presentation will address the use of differentiated instruction as an effective teaching strategy in secondary social studies classes. Assessments, flexible grouping, tiered assignments, and teaching strategies will be addressed.
This poster reports on a professional development institute designed to enhance social studies instruction (i.e. units on Reconstruction, evolving race relations) through an examination of selected works of Mark Twain.
Explore versions of Seattle's speech in an active hands-on exercise to learn how to use American Indian primary documents to enhance learning. Participants will leave with lesson plans and resources.
Everyone can learn to: interpret standards and benchmark for rigor; understand cognitive complexity using Webb's DOK model; connect Webb's DOK to classroom instruction; create rigorous classroom assessments
Based on themes in Michael Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilemma," Social Studies licensure candidates created sustainability-focused lessons based on children's literature, Web2.o activities, and a cornucopia of resources for students.
Teach your students to connect to history in deep, meaningful ways by using inquiry and primary source documents. Learn ways to hook students and inspire them to be active learners.
This session will provide elementary social studies teachers 10 strategies that they can use to incorporate literacy into their social studies lessons.
G = Geography P = Primary Sources S = Strategies & T = Technology/Other Tools Incorporate the use of geography, primary sources, thinking historically and literacy strategies in your classroom.
This session uses primary sources to compare and contrast life for Americans of European descent and of Japanese descent in the immediate aftermath of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Session describes a project for middle level students examining aspects of the Gullah-Geechee Heritage Corridor to develop civic agency and increase understanding of connections to community and region.