Christine Miller, Teaching American History (TAH) team lead at the U.S. Department of Education, will provide updates on the TAH program and other ED programs and will lead a conversation on project sustainability. The session will also feature a presentation by one or more TAH project directors and by staff from the National History Education Clearinghouse. --> read more »
This participatory workshop explores the U.S. war with Mexico, which resulted in Mexico losing almost half its territory. It also was the birth of the first U.S. anti-war movement.
Creative use of Canada and US developed teachers' guides/audio-visual materials addressing atrocities committed in the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945) to empower students to pursue peace and social justice as global citizens.
This session will provide an overview of Washington's innovative social studies assessment system which has truly shifted traditional thinking around "assessment" in civics, history, geography, economics, and social studies skills.
The presentation will offer a psychological approach to improve the academic performance and interest of African-American students by highlighting the achievements of people of African descent in World History.
Come to read, to sing along, or just to listen and learn of a century of courageous peacemakers who are too little known, too often overlooked: history's Most Dangerous Women.
To improve student academic achievement, target vocabulary. Through an interactive and engaging workshop, explore five easily replicable instructional routines for teaching social studies word learning through meaningful and multiple exposures.
Cesar Chavezâ€™ grandson, Anthony and Fred Korematsuâ€™s daughter, Karen will share personal stories and classroom resources about the farm workerâ€™s struggle and the fight against the WW II Japanese Internment.
Motivate with music! Create activities utilizing songs proven successful to engage students and enhance knowledge. Packets of 100+ song ideas help teachers develop resources for immediate use in any classroom.
This session focuses on teaching Black history with primary sources (speeches, artwork, demographic data). Presenters will focus on the political economy of slavery, Great Migration, and Civil Rights movement.