Practice effective and proven strategies to assist students in identifying the core components of argumentative writing and making explicit and clear connections between claims, reasoning, evidence, and counterclaims, as outlined in the Common Core State Standards.
Illuminates historical context for “achievement gap” and equally-troubling civic empowerment gap, modeling how to have safe productive conversations about race, achievement, and intelligence and equipping participants to avoid “oppressive pedagogy.”
Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of essential questions, this presentation will feature exemplar lessons from social studies teachers and a science teacher from the Teachers For Global Classrooms Class of 2013.
One hundred years of Federal Reserve adventures--expansions, recessions, gas shortages, unemployment, the Great Inflation, the Great Stagnation, the financial meltdown and recovery--you can't make this stuff up!
Discussion of approaches for teaching foreign policy powers including ways to help students apply literacy and critical thinking skills in understanding congressional and presidential roles in developing 21st century policies.