How can we enhance teacher training and connect students to valuable teaching resources? Hear about an innovative cultural internship program developed by Temple University and the National Archives at Philadelphia.
Andrea Reidell, The National Archives at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Christine Woyshner, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; Marc Brasof, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Four novice teachers will present useful websites, interactive student centered activities, and first year teacher "must haves" for a successful first year teaching.
Adrianne Pinkney, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; David Suitts, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Melissa Cohen, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Kristen Reese, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Participants will distinguish between open and inclusive discussions, collaboratively brainstorm inclusive discussion strategies, and connect the strategies to principles, knowledge, and skills fundamental to democracies.
Karen Gourd, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA; Tina Gourd, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Implementing the pedagogy of service learning, University students engaged in Community Based Research (CBR) with identified community partners to help answer pressing questions in the community regarding poverty and homelessness.
Marlene Rebori, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV; Diane Miniel, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV; Margaret Ferrara, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV
This poster presentation focuses on developing field trips using the Benchmarks of Historical Thinking. I will share my development of a field trip and activities for pre-service student teachers.
Andrea Webb, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Interactive presentation for pre-service educators. Proven methods will focus on transitioning from college to professional career, interviewing techniques, networking and more. Bring your rÃ©sumÃ©! Under classpersons attendance encouraged.
Melissa Collum, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Middle School, West Salem, WI
Why have simulations have been criticized and what makes a simulation educative for secondary students? Innovative ideas about enacting U.S. History simulations to foster critical thinking will also be shared.
Lorrei DiCamillo, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY; Jill Gradwell, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY; Joe Karb, Springville Middle School, Springville, NY; Andrew Beiter, Springville Middle School, Springville, NY
With increasingly diverse populations in education, the need for conversations about race within the classroom is paramount. Spirituality as a lens in teaching, we propose allows for honest, meaningful dialogue.
Tami Augustine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Deborah Zurmehly, The Ohio State Univeristy, Columbus, OH
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