Session includes: Inspiring video of student legislative activism; lesson on Chief Seattle; review of Civics for All’s pedagogical frameworks and proposal to teach K-12 “civics across the curriculum” in Seattle’s schools.
How do eastern religions continually influence American society? This session provides teachers with an opportunity to determine how to share and discuss comparative beliefs and practices from seven religious traditions.
Engaging freshman World History students is hard enough without the challenges of multiple sclerosis. Teacher Kate Hooks shares how she used in-role drama and digital video as her "helping hands."
With one of the most diverse revolutions in history, resistance to apartheid South Africa offers opportunities to learn about how people can effectively change a system of oppression and injustice.
Young historians will increase critical thinking skills while engaged in historical discovery that culminates in an evening of student presentations. Learn how to challenge students and increase participation and results.
Examine historical sites in Turkey to teach timelines in this lesson-to-go. Students will be introduced to major civilizations and come to understand the importance of location.
Combine literature and history to understand and compare Canadian and American western experiences. Same or different? Explore literature of Natives, immigrants, miners, and farmers through all genres. Materials provided.
Find out how aligning to the National Common Core State Standards for Literacy in Social Studies can help move history instruction toward inquiry while improving disciplinary literacy.
Explore ways to teach about genocide in an informed and compassionate manner using "The Eight Stages of Genocide," a document developed by world renowned genocide scholar, Gregory Stanton.
Have your students open windows to the past interviewing veterans for permanent archiving with Veterans History Project. Veterans Heritage Project provides materials to open a chapter at your school!