Middle Level-Jr. High School
Can you create socially responsible middle schoolers? Engage with fellow participants and utilize PBL to design standards-based interdisciplinary units that provide students with authentic ways to take social action.
Oral history allows students to be active, engaged participants in their education. By using primary sources and interviews, social issues that relate to the current standards can be explored.
This presentation and discussion provides an overview of our interdisciplinary, collaborative America's Story program, with a synopsis of curriculum, highlights of successful activities and assessments, and future plans.
Participants will learn 4 new strategies for teaching geography in K-8. Bring your own device and try them out with us!
Foster the promotion of socially responsible young citizens in an urban middle school by creating and initiating innovative lessons driven by student interest in current social issues and events.
What do comics teach us about the past? Using sources from the exhibition Superheroes in Gotham, participants will examine the history of comic books through the lens of social responsibility.
Throughout this interactive presentation, a variety of historical themes, civil inequalities, and analytic techniques are exposed as the audience delves into interdisciplinary study through the novel, The Curse of Caste.
In this session, attendees will gather around a giant map of Texas. Presented are ready-to-go inquiry-based ideas for teaching immigration and culture through the lens of shared social responsibility.
Sulfide mining: is it the answer to economic stagnation or will it cause environmental destruction? Join us to gain ideas on how to teach environmental issues in your own community.
Join TCI in discovering powerful methods that will help students experience history first-hand and relate their knowledge to current and real world issues.