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.
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.
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.
College and high school faculty members will discuss the research and teaching implications of the AP U.S. History course's increased emphasis on the pre-Columbian and colonial periods in U.S. history.
Explore Oh Freedom! (AfricanAmericanArt.si.edu), a new Smithsonian website that uses artwork to teach about the Civil Rights movement. Create and share lessons, use the interactive timeline, collect images, and more.