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Middle Level-Jr. High School

Fighting Injustice: Celebrate Active Social Responsibility with C3 Framework

Social studies classrooms fighting injustice today require practical applications of NCSS C-3 FRAMEWORK including outstanding P.A.G. resources, significant lesson strategies, and online literacy skills; presentation activates social responsibility action guidelines.

The Nation's Report Card: Civics, Geography, and U.S. History Results

Join us to learn about the results and resources available from the 2014 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in civics, geography, and U.S. history.

Global Citizens Take Action! Changing the World through Think-Care-Act Projects

How can social studies educators design and support meaningful, informed, student-driven social action projects? Join a middle grades teacher and university faculty member as they share their students' Think-Care-Act Projects.

Humanitarian Action in your Classroom

UNICEF's humanitarian work is now brought into classrooms through UNICEF ACT, an informative student magazine. In this session, you'll receive magazines and explore pedagogical strategies to increase global citizenship.

Writing History: Using Written Expression to Celebrate Learning

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.

Bringing History Alive with an Interactive Wax Museum

Come learn how to make history come alive by creating an interactive wax museum, where students turn research projects into interactive exhibits with technology and social media.

Writing for Understanding in the Social Studies Classroom

Join TCI to discover powerful web tools and pedagogy that will help you tap into students' multiple abilities and give all of your learners something memorable to write about.

Engaging Reluctant Readers and Writers: Social Studies through Readers Theater

Do you really want to make social studies leap off of the page? Here's your chance! Come learn how to use reader's theater to invigorate your class!

In the Trenches: Practical Strategies for Embracing Content Literacy

Are you looking for practical ways to bring content literacy into your classroom? Two teachers, in the trenches, present tried and true strategies used in their middle school classrooms.

Promoting Social Responsibility by Recognizing Privilege

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.

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