Middle Level-Jr. High School
Janet Wong (janetwong.com) has written e-books on endangered animals, political awareness, and other social issues. Join her in a step-by-step workshop on publishing your own e-book. Come ready to create!
Janet Wong, Princeton, NJ
Visit one of the most important tourist sites of the host city and participate in dynamic hands-on educational activities developed specifically to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Century 21, the Seattle World’s Fair. --> read more »
Patricia Filer, Marie McCaffrey, HistoryLink, Seattle, WA; Tony Gomez, KCTS9, Seattle, WA; Carol Buswell, National Archives and Records Administration, Seattle, WA; Diane Brady, Katie Johnson, The Seattle Times Newspapers in Education, Seattle, WA; Jane Morton, Eastside Heritage Center, Seattle, WA; Patricia Shelton, Bellevue Public Schools, Bellevue, WA; Wendy Ewbank, Seattle Girls’ School, Seattle, WA; Anita Morales, Seattle Public Schools, WA; Sarah Schumacher, Edmonds School District, WA; Tracy Robinson, Seattle Center Foundation, Seattle, WA; Eric Taylor, 4Culture, Seattle, WA; Joan Rabinowitz, Jack Straw Productions, Seattle, WA; Julia Swan, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA; Alan Stein, Paula Becker, John Gordon Hill, Everett, WA
Veteran teachers will provide a hands-on tour, content connections and a scavenger hunt in America’s premier market. You’ll be surprised at all the places and sights in a three-story market.
Paul Nagel, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX; Shirley Lomax, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR
This participatory workshop explores the U.S. war with Mexico, which resulted in Mexico losing almost half its territory. It also was the birth of the first U.S. anti-war movement.
Bill Bigelow, Rethinking Schools and Zinn Education Project, Portland, OR
Explore an exciting method of teaching history where students formulate innovative, effective solutions to simulated, real-world problems using a collaborative process called the â€œ4 Ds of problem-solving,â€ from Ted McCain.
LeAnne Wyatt, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX; Lynn Granello, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX
Facing History and Ourselves has created resources for teaching evidence-based argumentative writing. Presentation will profile writing strategies and highlight connections to the History/Social Studies Common Core standards.
Mary Johnson, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA
Join TCI to discover concrete strategies for engaging students in learning and connecting them to history. Youâ€™ll learn how to transform history instruction by tapping multiple intelligences.
Nathan Wellborne, TCI, Mountain View, CA; Brian Thomas, TCI, Mountain View, CA
Bring your iPad and explore intriguing educational apps, Web 2.0 sites, and new digital textbooks that up the device's usefulness and potential. Share apps and practices and see classroom examples.
Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA
This session will focus on how collaborative planning across disciplines can be flexible and successful. Adaptable and innovative teaching strategies will be presented and explored by participants. Resources provided.
Alice Aichele, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio; Lisa Lloyd, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio
Led by a sixteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop will explore teaching and learning strategies that fully engage student learners and raise rigor in the inclusive classroom.
Ray Kinzie, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois