Cause/effect, compare/contrast, and problem-solving skills are emphasized in core ELA standards and are applicable in geography instruction. Explore active learning strategies and practices used to teach them in geography classrooms.
Middle school teachers and university faculty planned and co-taught an interdisciplinary unit about globalization and economics, centered around McDonald's. Curriculum and strategies for collaboration between teachers and college faculty will be presented.
Literacy inquiry stations, which integrate social studies and literacy, can powerfully teach multiple perspectives. Learn how to use them with preservice teachers, and leave with resources to get you started.
Interactive presentation for preservice educators. Proven methods will focus on transitioning from college to professional career, interviewing techniques, networking and more. Bring your résumé! Underclasspersons attendance encouraged.