Middle Level-Jr. High School
With guest speakers like John Lee and William Gaudelli teachers are introduced to modern teaching techniques and integration of primary sources with a framework built around acting like a detective.
A Night at the Oscars! Students create mini-documentaries on human rights using primary sources and technology. Tips for hosting your very own Oscars presentation ceremony.
This engaging and interactive session will teach audiences the P.U.L.L. strategy, specifically designed to increase students' success on Social Studies assessments and provide takeaways for immediate implementation on their campuses.
Details of a collaborative project to develop and implement more globalized world history curriculum for middle and high school, guided by the Alliance for Learning in World History.
Climate change is nothing new. This 2 day, ready-to-teach lesson students examine how Europe in the 1300's faced drastic climate change and how this change has affected our present.
This presentation demonstrates how social studies educators, through the power of a home visit, can foster an environment, particularly for marginalized students, which incorporates the ideals of social justice.
Achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals requires a future oriented approach to global citizenship education. Create try tomorrows and enduring questions that challenge students to think critically and act responsibly.
Using online atlas tools, students create maps illustrating history and demographic-based investigations; examples range from annotated maps of Civil War battles to maps analyzing GDP and life expectancy in Africa.
This interactive session will demonstrate how to use the Common Core ELA/Literacy Standards to engage all learners in the middle school social studies classroom. Handouts will be provided.
Interact with Thomas Jefferson, Napoleon, and Maria Cosway. Learn from Colonial Williamsburg's interpreters as they share ideas and resources that will enable you to introduce character interpretation into your classroom.