Middle Level-Jr. High School
A mysterious artifact inspires students, grades 3-8, to think like archaeologists as they use informational text and context clues to make predictions, evaluate hypotheses, and draw conclusions. Lesson plan provided.
TThis presentation will help teachers develop simulations of global climate conferences to improve student understanding of the science and politics of global climate change.
Enhance students’ critical thinking and problem-solving to improve sustainability of the world using geospatial technology including ArcGIS Applications on iPAD. Step-by-step demonstrations and lesson plans will be shared
Highlighting biographies of statesmen featured on currency notes and noting features of currency, history and economics will be integrated using Common Core Standards. Free interactive lesson plans and free technology!
In the session, participants will discuss how students can take an active role to affect public policy in their communities. Explore how to develop electronic portfolios of the class issue.
Using primary and secondary resources from ancient Rome and current events, participants will learn how to develop student's skills in historical thinking and reading. Ready-to-go lessons and strategies are provided.
Globalize your classroom with Google maps & apps: infuse your lessons with Google to bring the past to the present, and the far away to next door.
Powerful social studies is meaningful, challenging and value laden – just like music. In this session we address teaching about/for/in a global culture with the youtube generation.
Witches, Battling Bathers, Criminals, Awesome Blossoms... where'd they get those nicknames? You don't need to be a sports nut to appreciate their stories. Leave the session with classroom-ready materials.
Before the information superhighway, there was the Eurasian superhighway. Get your students excited about this ancient conduit of commerce, culture, and creeds! Lessons developed with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project.