Middle Level-Jr. High School
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.
GLEEk out to History marries rich and rigorous CCSS-aligned Social Studies instruction with learning to sing popular music whose lyrics have been adapted to recount major events in history.
Teachers will be given a variety of lessons/activities that make Civics and Economics content relevant and engaging for middle and high school students while integrating 21st century skills.
Bring your iPad and explore a Consume-Curate-Create-Connect integration spectrum that exploits the device's usefulness and potential in building essential global competencies. Learn and share innovative apps, practices, and examples.
Wanted: Teachers desiring to effectively reach more students through Common Core! Experienced teachers present lessons, resources, strategies successfully used for students with widely differing skills, interests, readiness. Extensive resources/immediate use.
Participate in an African drum circle to learn how playing drums from Africa’s history improves student self-esteem, fosters relationships across grade levels and social circles, and generates excitement about school.
Veteran teachers from the length of the Mississippi River will provide hands-on strategies and lesson plans for teaching about the peoples, places, economies, and environments along this historic river.