Middle Level-Jr. High School
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.
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.
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.
Gladiators, Socializers, Achievers, and Explorers- Engaging all learners in a Gamified classroom
Students need help formulating effective search questions to inform their study. Let's explore techniques and strategies for success from the Right Question Institute, Information Fluency, Common Sense Media, and others.