Middle Level-Jr. High School
Beyond the textbook, the lecture, and the mundane is the Student Centered Classroom; the best way to ensure engagement, development of historical skills, and learning in the history classroom.
Explore how dynamic and customizable story maps incorporating multimedia can easily be created and shared online to analyze patterns and relationships from local to global scales.
Discover children's literature and resources set in Vietnam to support global citizenship, increase social responsibility, and support the C3 Framework. Presenters will share practical activities, lessons and handouts.
The International Spy Museum shares innovative strategies to bring students into the secret world of espionage and intelligence, ultimately enhancing understanding of the global and timeless role of intelligence.
Using common themes and diverse literature, learn about historical misrepresentations discovered within trade books and ideas for locating and modifying primary sources to fill content gaps and meet rigorous standards.
Most great medieval advancements came from an exchange of ideas across cultures and confessions. Islamic Spain and medieval Baghdad serve as the focus for this talk and the accompanying lesson.
Reading, writing and geography? Discover strategies to motivate students using novels, Web 2.0 tools and and more. Leave with geo-literacy activities you can use in your classroom tomorrow!
The presentation will discuss how immigrants were portrayed in books written during peak U.S. immigration eras, analyze the portrayals, and examine how these representations may affect students and social studies.
The presenter created a unit about the Columbian Exchange. Students designed a trading card game of ancient cultures, played SimCityEDU and Pandemic, a cooperative board game about modern global outbreaks.
This session describes collaborative efforts between a Palouse tribal elder, social studies teacher, English teacher, and librarian to promote place-bases sustainability study.