Primary Source and the Asia Society present an interactive session for middle and secondary teachers. Participants will explore a variety of content-rich primary sources for teaching Afghan history and culture.
Global interdependence has been developing for over a millennium. This session explores the concept of interdependence and traces goods traded around the Indian Ocean that led to today's globalization.
While the word genocide is, sadly, widely used, not many people realize that it is the creation of one man. Learn the history of the word and the man.
Cinematic recreations of the past are ubiquitous in our media-saturated culture. Explore ways to use film to scaffold students' historical thinking and help them develop critical media literacy skills.
Session participants will learn about "contextualized autobiographies" as students connect critical events that have occurred in their own lives to those events occurring in the world around them.
Discuss the development of critical thinking skills via art and the Visual Thinking Strategies methodology, and explore how this thinking routine benefits students' analysis of the past and present.
Support student academic achievement through vocabulary intervention strategies in social studies. Engage all learners in building word learning skills through targeted processes.
World history students may show a need for new ways to care about events or people from earlier generations. Come see three ways to spark and involve your secondary learners.
Empathy does not necessarily develop from historical analysis alone. By thoughtfully matching multiple sources to inquiry-based instruction, we can help students understand the relationship between circumstances, problem-solving, and justice.
This workshop introduces innovative online resources for high school and distance learning teachers about Japan. Lecture clips, lesson plans, and an interactive online forum for teachers will be presented.