Participants will discover the power of historical fiction to enliven student literacy through an engaging unit of study on immigration and industrialization using the historical novel Dragonwings by Laurence Yep.
Brent Heath , De Anza Middle School, Ontario, CA
This presentation will engage educators in interactive activities for understanding the immigration process by comparing past and present. This will help educators to overcome misconceptions of their students on immigration.
Kazi Hossain, Millersville University of PA, Millersville, PA
This presentation will provide an overview of engaging strategies to use in teaching the ACW. Consideration of learning styles, primary sources, and historical method explored. Access to materials provided.
Brad Burenheide, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Participants will learn methods to support students' understanding and use of primary and secondary sources and explore ways to better ensure participation in discourse related to document-based questions.
Ryan Theodoriches, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
Become a critical consumer of the news by examining where it comes from and how it is disseminated.
Marilyn Cover, Classroom Law Project, Portland, OR; Barbara Rost, Classroom Law Project, Portland, OR
This presentation shares a project developed in partnership with the local history museum that immerses pre-service students in doing powerful and authentic social studies as part of their training.
Jennie S. Schmidt, Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA
Support student academic achievement through vocabulary intervention strategies in social studies. Engage all learners in building word learning skills through targeted processes.
Tina Heafner, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC; Dixie Massey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
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.
Mary Ann Johnson, Northwest Consulting Center, Seattle, WA
This session will describe the process used to create the distinctive components of the South Carolina Academic Standards, support documents and assessments that earned an A from the Fordham Institute.
Lewis Huffman, South Carolina Department of Education, Columbia, SC; Leslie Skinner, South Carolina Department of Education, Columbia, SC
Enhance students' understanding of complex global issues through integrated visual arts. This presentation offers classroom based art activities exploring environmental issues, trade, quality of life, resources and other global concerns.
Peter Moran, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; Kim Miller, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY