Middle Level-Jr. High School
Foster the promotion of socially responsible young citizens in an urban middle school by creating and initiating innovative lessons driven by student interest in current social issues and events.
What do comics teach us about the past? Using sources from the exhibition Superheroes in Gotham, participants will examine the history of comic books through the lens of social responsibility.
Throughout this interactive presentation, a variety of historical themes, civil inequalities, and analytic techniques are exposed as the audience delves into interdisciplinary study through the novel, The Curse of Caste.
In this session, attendees will gather around a giant map of Texas. Presented are ready-to-go inquiry-based ideas for teaching immigration and culture through the lens of shared social responsibility.
Social studies classrooms fighting injustice today require practical applications of the C3 Framework including outstanding P.A.G. resources, significant lesson strategies, and online literacy skills; presentation activates social responsibility action guidelines.
Explore strategies for writing in social studies and leave with classroom-ready U.S. History based writing lessons and assessments! Ideal for teachers of students with learning differences/diverse learning needs.
This presentation will showcase a teacher-created instructional kits that use geoliteracy to explore the connections between Britain and Early America using resources from the National Archives in London.
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.
We will discuss a unit that explores ways in which privileged youth can become socially responsible global citizens by recognizing privilege and creating action plans to promote equality.
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.