Middle Level-Jr. High School
Refugee conflicts present political, geographical, and social complexities. Learn how to teach and engage students in meaningful, dynamic ways by using Meograph, a 4-dimensional map-based digital timeline and story-telling tool.
Learn and sample how global competencies are integrated in a geography curriculum.
Dig deeply into family history with K-8 students. The research process along with oral history and photo/document analysis allows students to engage in historical thinking and authentic literacy experiences.
Have a conversation with Notables Booklist authors Cynthia Grady, Sheri Sinykin, and the Pinkneys. Each will talk about their work, how it relates to social studies, and answer questions.
How did antebellum abolitionists use the rhetoric of the Revolution in their reform efforts? We’ll use documents to explore how the theme of freedom connects multiple eras in American history.
Having worked with a historical society, professional archeologists, and schools, we now conclude a story started at the 2012 NCSS annual conference explaining how one might incorporate active archeological research into the curriculum.
The complex nature of global issues provides educators an opportunity to teach using a multidisciplinary approach. This technologically driven presentation will deliver ideas and ready-to-use resources to do just that.
Authentic world literature will bring the themes of historical, human, physical, and environmental geographies to life for students. Stories will be provided and examples of hands-on activities will be demonstrated.
When a 99,000-square-foot Wal-Mart was proposed adjacent to a school and a fragile ecosystem, students and teachers used civic engagement and math to fight back.
Visual literacy strategies to meet Common Core Literacy Standards, focusing on U.S. and world history topics. A Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Project.