How does one approach the subject of genocide? What lessons should be learned? Study both the history and current issues surrounding genocide through discussion and activities suitable for the classroom.
Sara Cohan, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA; Mary Johnson, Facing History and Ourselves, Boston, MA; Susan Graseck, Choices Program—Brown University, Providence, RI; Kelley Szany, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Skokie, IL
Join TCI to discover strategies and technology tips that will help you motivate students to make sense of the world around them--from past to present.
Bert Bower, Brian Thomas, TCI, Rancho Cordova, CA
Make every lesson an engaging lesson. In this clinic you will learn a dozen motivating and practical teaching strategies that will foster active engagement and enhanced thinking in your students.
Mike Yell, Hudson Middle School, Hudson, WI; Geoffrey Scheurman, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI
Examine a dark chapter in American history through first-person stories, historic photographs, and government documents with Tom Ikeda, Densho’s founding Executive Director who has conducted over 200 oral histories with Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II. --> read more »
Tom Ikeda, Janet Hayakawa, Densho, Seattle, WA; Char Mano-Shen, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, WA
This clinic will address historic issues and make contemporary connections to Chinese experiences in the Americas. Speakers will provide perspectives on U.S. and diasporic histories, multicultural education, civil rights, race relations, voting rights, law, and Chinese culture. --> read more »
Judy Lam Maxwell, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancover, BC; Bettie Luke, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, WA; Rebeca Lau, Vancouver, BC; John Jung, Long Beach, CA; Sharyne Shiu-Thornton,University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Participants will interact with primary sources in Buddhist arts, literature, and history that connect to major themes in social studies, such as the transmission of ideas between cultures and their local adaptations, the expression of values and beliefs in art and literature, the impact of religion on local societies and economies, and the role of religion in the contemporary world. --> read more »
Mary Cingade, East Asia Resource Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Melanie King, Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, WA; Pat Burleson, Orcas Island School District, Orcas Island, WA; Tese Neighbor, National Consortium for Teaching about Asia, Seattle, WA; Steven Thorpe, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; Mary Roberts, Stillwater Elementary School, Carnation, WA
The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change website, www.usmint.gov/kids, offers FREE K-12 cross-curricular educational materials, and introduces students to the history of the coins they carry. H.I.P. Pocket Change, it's "History In your Pocket."
Kim Jenkins, United States Mint, Washington, DC
Teachers will learn how to implement an interactive notebook, and use videos, audio clips, maps, and other graphic organizers to help illustrate and teach themes in geography.
Donielle Albrecht, Hutchison School, Memphis, TN
The author will discuss reasons and research for writing Thomas Jefferson: Inquiry History for Daring Delvers. The volume follows presentations made relating to the historical fiction The Others at Monticello.
Esther Franklin, Sacramento, CA
This session will provide participants with resources and strategies to build global competency shared by non-profits in the NYC Global Education Coalition.
Sylvia Wong, Concern Worldwide US, New York, NY; Tonya Muro Phillips, AFS, New York, NY; David Donaldson, US Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY