In this interactive session, participants will explore innovative ways to pair award-winning documentary film "Coexist" about genocide and reconciliation in Rwanda with learning activities that develop social and global awareness.
Play a worker, boss, or union organizer in this simulation of an auto factory. Learn to run the activity in your history or economics course. (Teaching materials provided.)
The new Common Core Standards require that social studies classrooms take on a more dynamic role in literary instruction. This can be achieved through inquiry-based instruction in the middle grades.
Can photos incite national pride and/or reconstruct the past? Questioning choice iconic photographs offers a stimulating hook for teacher-candidates to ponder how national identity will be taught in their classrooms.
This presentation will explore alternative strategies for teaching the wars in Viet Nam, Iraq, or Afghanistan, by integrating analysis of profound cultural differences between the various combatants and resulting consequences.
This workshop aims to provide participants with concrete lesson plans, pedagogical techniques and curriculum recommendations for integrating feminism into the secondary history classroom.
If you teach the French Revolution, this session is a must see. It will provide four high engagement lessons with all materials: ready to roll out Monday morning.
Recipients of the 2011 Korea Society Fellowship will discuss their experiences in Korea and how that translates to lessons in the classroom.
Middle school students can learn to distinguish between facts and myths, analyze the political and economic role of pirates in the Middle Ages and Colonial America, and integrate geography skills.
This session demonstrates how students can better understand the people and atrocities of the Holocaust through historical inquiry that emphasizes the human element of both victim and perpetrator. Lessons provided.