The MS ST. Louis tragedy represents a dark chapter in Canadian and American immigration history. This session will use several powerful strategies for analyzing this and other historical events.
Get ready-to-go U.S. and World History lesson plans, and learn progressive ways to motivate students through hands-on approaches using simulations, new technology and great website resources.
Learn to use primary sources from the World Digital Library; teach students how to analyze and explore written and visual works from the golden age of Islamic achievement.
History comes alive with primary sources, which offer a close-up view into the past. This session presents thematic sets of Library of Congress materials, selected for world history classrooms.
Participants will examine, align, and identify student literacy needs based on assessment data in order to provide the most appropriate and effective instructional strategies for reading in the Social Studies.
How does learning about the past go beyond chronology? Join us for a concept-learning approach to a global recurrence: revolutions. Learn how creating historical generalizations makes history unforgettable.
This session introduces the Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History, featuring extensive online resources: primary sources, teachers' guides, lesson plans with sound pedagogy and Webquests for developing critical thinking skills.
Imagine students devouring history: reading documents, taking notes, intense huddled-discussions. Participants will create standard-aligned, hands-on lessons and leave with ancient artifact replicas and strategies to engage low socioeconomic students.
We will present a lesson for middle school world history to demonstrate instruction using multiple texts, cross text analysis, and the development of evidence-based claims by students.
This poster presentation focuses on developing field trips using the Benchmarks of Historical Thinking. I will share my development of a field trip and activities for pre-service student teachers.