Middle Level-Jr. High School
National Archives will display three civil rights lessons linked to the Common Core Standards. DocsTeach.org offers teachers hundreds of lessons as writing prompts. A free CD will accompany display.
Mickey Ebert, National Archives, Kansas City, MO, US
Simulation game that every class member can play together under teacher's instruction, all the while participants realize the value of solidarity, fairness, sharing, sense of community and so on.
Sang Hee Kim, In-heon Middle School, Seoul, Korea
Frustrated that your middle school students struggle to form opinions or strategic thinking? Come for ready-made lessons and strategies to help your students extend their thinking through social justice issues.
Leslie Creath, Willard Middle School, Willard, MO, US
Foster globally interconnected citizens by organizing service learning community projects while meeting the challenges of the Common Core Standards to ensure initiative and independence in young adults is mastered.
Abby Lavery, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Mario Nieves, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Phil Siegrist, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US
Bring your American History instruction alive with easy, affordable, hands-on activities to help your students feel excited about learning and remember the concepts.
Patti Cornelius, B. McDaniel Middle School, Denison, TX, US; Sharla Mullens, B. McDaniel Middle School, Denison, TX, US
Multi-Touch Textbooks engage students. Review questions, linkable glossary, study cards, maps. Text and content by classroom teacher. Primary sources with narration. Fun facts enrich learning.
Brian Hurd, Mary of Lourdes Middle School, Little Falls, MN, US
This session will cover the ideas of globalization, cultures, population numbers and natural resources individually, then weaved together, to see the implications of each upon the other.
Carla Wood, Perry Middle School, Perry, IA, US
You don't have to be a comedian to have kids laugh during your class. Students should laugh more than just once in a while. Advice, hints, clues made readily available.
Sam Gomberg, Shalhevet High School, Los Angeles, CA, US
Journaling engages students, enhances writing and reading skills, and also challenges students to prepare for, critically think on, and respond to the daily teaching goals.
Jacques Gagnon, Hickory Hills Middle School, Springfield, MO, US
Successfully address Common Core and NCSS Standards with POWERFUL P.A.G. teaching and learning experiences and information for the Middle School. Multiple handouts; DVDs; computer links.
Frederick Isele, Western Illinois University, Moline,, IL, US