Middle Level-Jr. High School
This highly interactive session will help present the best ‚ÄúYOU‚Äù for landing the right job. Bring your r?©sum?© for practice interviews with the biggest names in social studies education!
Melissa Collum, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI; Jennifer Morgan, West Salem Schools, West Salem, WI, @jenmorganwi
Enhance student civic learning using historic events: 1917 Halifax Explosion and 9/11. The emphasis will be on civic virtue, human/environmental interaction with historic perspectives. Lessons include primary and secondary sources.
Ruth Writer, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Stephen Marcotte, Beaconsfield High School, Pincourt, PQ
Incorporate reading, writing, and thinking skills into your history curriculum by using a ‚ÄúHistory as Mystery‚Äù inquiry strategy. Experience the strategy and sample lessons that engage all learners.
Jana Kirchner, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Learning world geography can be both fun and meaningful! Experience and take away many proven lessons, tips, and tricks that both engage and inform students in human and physical geography!
Jennifer Dawson, Lost Mountain Middle School, Marietta, GA
Session focuses on how to create an everyday digital learning environment in the history classroom that blends flipped classroom instruction with project-based learning strategies.
Matthew McDonald, Porter Traditional School, Woodbridge, VA, @mattmcd44
This session will discuss the use of Holocaust literature for young adults and stories of female Holocaust resisters in the cause of anti-bullying initiatives and building a school community.
Sarah King, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, @kingserasera
Use inquiry, critical thinking, and media literacy techniques to consider the alleged virtues of innovations showcased within 19th century advertisements. Then consider the rest of the story.
Jennifer Manwell, Historical Forensics & Open Fields School, West Lebanon, NH; Beth White, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Students of history are expected to think, read, write, speak, and listen like a historian. The precedent must therefore come from the teacher‚Äîan active historian.
Hadyn Call, Utah State University, Logan, UT
The story of the Hunts Point Slave Burial Ground Project, begun two years ago by NYCDOE staff developers Brian Carlin and Phil Panaritis and teachers at PS 48, the Bronx.
Philip Panaritis, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Brian Carlin, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Justin Czarka, PS 48, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY
Students need help formulating effective search questions to inform their study. Let‚Äôs explore techniques and strategies for success from the Right Question Institute, Information Fluency, Common Sense Media, and others.
Sara Armstrong, Sara Armstrong Consulting, Berkeley, CA