This session explores a cross-curricular approach to teaching government and statistics that engages students in the critical evaluation of data when shaping their views regarding government and politics.
Understanding the content and practices of science is essential to citizenship. We will explore ways to incorporate socioscientific issues into social studies curriculum and teaching to strengthen democratic citizenship.
Through modeling a Storypath approach, participants will learn about engaging pedagogies that connect diverse students to "lived experiences" and promote application of understandings, skills and dispositions for 21st Century sustainability.
Let's play video games to learn about our government and become active citizens! In this interactive presentation participants will learn how to develop community partnerships through free on-line gaming.
This session utilizes decision-making curriculum to promote an understanding of historical significance. Students will actively research controversial questions and discuss solutions that mimic democratic participation and historical inquiry.
New network representatives will demonstrate what human rights education is through proven teaching strategies. A sample activity from Minnesota will show how to teach about social justice and equality.
In our digital age, books, music, movies are available online. New issues of intellectual property constantly arise: copyrights, trademarks, patents. Experience and learn about free exciting lessons on cutting-edge issues.