Explore an exciting method of teaching history where students formulate innovative, effective solutions to simulated, real-world problems using a collaborative process called the â€œ4 Ds of problem-solving,â€ from Ted McCain.
Use local museum resources to create interesting lessons using primary sources that engage students. Participants will receive ready to use lesson plans focusing on the overlooked Pacific War Crimes Trials.
Today's Googlable world needs citizens who can consume information critically and with sophistication. Use historical and current events to help your students consider diverse perspectives and recognize their own biases.
In today's world of quick information, how do students determine historical significance? This session presents strategies for helping students evaluate the significance of past events using inquiry skills.
Explore the possibilities of interdisciplinary instruction through a model unit: Three Civilizations Converging: Europe, Africa, and the Americas! Teacher-tested interdisciplinary strategies involving history, literacy, and visual arts will be modeled.
This poster session demonstrates ways The History Education Network, a pan-Canadian bilingual organization, brings together different constituencies involved in history education to improve history teaching and learning.
This poster presentation will help students use critical thinking to understand the divisive issues of the 1960s. Music defines us and records our attitudes and ideas.
The poster presentation will explore ways to create and use digital portfolios to promote literacy, reflection, and historical understanding. Educators learn about free, web-based technologies.
Culture reflects environment. China's cultural groups are discovered through students examining language, geographic location, economics, and customs to synthesize information in the creation of a three-dimensional museum exhibit.
Specific interactive instructional strategies and activities utilized at the beginning of a curricular unit to reinforce content utilizing social studies vocabulary.