Middle Level-Jr. High School
Based on a unit that explored ways in which privileged youth can become socially responsible global citizens by recognizing privilege and creating action plans to promote equality.
Focusing on Civics lessons with relevancy and rigor, the poster presentation will include examples of lessons and student work which incorporate literacy strategies connecting content and citizenship to current events.
Join TCI in discovering powerful methods that will help students experience history first-hand and relate their knowledge to current and real world issues.
Students explore the concepts of migration, geography, and climate change. Then they propose a solution, using digital tools, showing how we can adapt to live in the changing world.
This session will showcase teacher-created instructional kits that use geoliteracy to explore the connections between Britain and Early American using resources from the National Archives in London.
Youth face racism, poverty and violence in their communities, but we often teach human rights as 'over there'. Develop strategies to connect students' in understanding human rights here and now.
Join panelists to problem-solve through simulations the events leading to the American Revolution. Embrace the story of America and connect issues from the past to the present.
This session will examine how primary school students in Singapore apply the skills of Moral Reasoning, Responsible Decision-Making, Perspective-Taking and Reflection in learning to serve their community.
Pair historical fiction, Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson, with primary and secondary sources to help deepen understanding of the Revolutionary time period and produce an alternative research paper.
Students have difficulty connecting history to what's happening in the world and their lives today. We'll show how to connect global news events to historical events and civilizations.