Take a fresh look at the JFK assassination and receive an exhaustive annotated bibliography on the subject. Classroom-tested lessons are provided, with discussion.
David Keck, Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, Columbus, OH, US
Get tools for teaching major developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict and peace process, including material on issues remaining to be negotiated. Experience student activities. Receive lesson plans and student materials.
Michelle Wolfson, Institute for Curriculum Services, San Francisco, CA, US
Learn about the Big History Project's problem-based, blended learning course in "big history" for high school students. The course begins with the Big Bang and ends with a unit on the future. BHP students encounter major ideas in science and history to investigate some of our biggest and most essential questions.
Bob Bain, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Andy Cook, Big History Project, Kirkland, WA
Come learn engaging ways to incorporate the themes and skills of international conflict management and peacebuilding into your classroom! You will receive a free resource packet including lessons and activities.
Megan Chabalowski, U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, DC 20037
The National History Bee and Bowl is holding a History Bee for all participants! Sign up at our table, or just come to learn about our history quiz tournaments and how your students can benefit through competing.
David Madden, Nolwenn Madden, National History Bee and Bowl, Washington, DC
Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by the leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.
Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY; Robert Connolly, C.H. Nash Museum at the Chucalissa Archaeological Site, University of Memphis, TN
Learn how to immediately use NEFE's free, noncommercial personal finance materials, including turnkey curriculum for grades 8-12 and other new online resources. Leave with lesson ideas and online resources. www.hsfpp.org
Susan Sharkey, National Foundation for Financial Education, Denver, CO
Get young students excited about social justice with books! Participants will explore examples of children's literature that set the stage for early social justice learning and development of civic responsibility.
Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
PBS NewsHour Extra is an invaluable online resource that uses journalism to fulfill content and Common Core Standards throughout the who, what, when, where and why-it-matters of major news stories.
Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra, Arlington, VA
Integrate "Living Historians" with classroom curriculum and dynamic travel destinations. Create projects with non-profit organizations abroad. Prepare risk-mitigation and safety. Secure professional development credits, financing for unforgettable experiential learning adventures.
Alethea Tyner Paradis, Friendship Tours World Travel, Santa Barbara, CA; Kevin Shertzer, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA