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Middle Level-Jr. High School

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.

Mining Our Future? Teaching about Controversial Environmental issues

Sulfide mining: is it the answer to economic stagnation or will it cause environmental destruction? Join us to gain ideas on how to teach environmental issues in your own community.

Bring History Alive! with TCI

Join TCI in discovering powerful methods that will help students experience history first-hand and relate their knowledge to current and real world issues.

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.

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.

Adaptation: Exploring Climate Change Using Digital Tools and Project-Based Learning

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.


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