In this lesson students use Google's Streetview project to learn about what factors create a "sense of place" in a secret agent-style game.
Spencer Abbe, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
This presentation will feature free interactive web-based resources to develop financial literacy competencies of: earning, spending, saving, borrowing and protecting against risk in aiding students to become informed decision makers.
Kimberly Code, Gary Clayton, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
You are Kennedy or Khrushchev and it is 1962. Will you make the right decision or plunge the world into nuclear darkness? Its your decision now.
Gary Morris, McLean County High School, Calhoun, KY; Mary Theresa Hallock-Morris, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN
Can I encourage students to synthesize content while fostering literacy? This high energy, interactive session demonstrates nuts and bolts’ strategies to foster content and instructional shifts for college/career readiness.
Heidi Trexler, Justin Reese, Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, PA
Transform your classroom into an emotionally safe environment geared to deliberate controversial topics so students will be prepared to challenge global injustice and promote the common good.
Wendy Scott, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Using principles of the International Baccalaureat Programme for the Middle Years, lessons learned in ancient world history come to life in written expressions by those seemingly present to the events.
Maureen Carroll, Damien Johnson, Shaker Middle School, Shaker Heights, OH
Learn techniques that will help you develop a rich U.S. History class. At the end you will be able to incorporate non-fiction text and political cartoons effectively in your classroom.
Christian Cogdill, Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN; Kat McRitchie, Memphis Teacher Residency, Memphis, TN
Explore five questioning strategies to enable on-level and inclusion students to succeed with American history while meeting Common Core standards. Strategies will be modeled with a transcontinental railroad unit. Handouts provided.
Vivian Bernstein, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA
Oral History in the Social Studies Classroom: Promoting Social Justice and Cross-Cultural UnderstandingSubmitted by David Bailor on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 9:08pm
The strategy of oral history as a way to develop a social justice classroom and cross-cultural understanding is discussed. Implemented with pre-service teachers, three oral history samples are analyzed.
Alberto Lopez-Carrasquillo, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
This session focuses on the benefits of literature that helps children rethink gender stereotypes. Picture books and instructional strategies are discussed that present multiple masculinities and gender non-conforming characters.
Kay Chick, Penn State Altoona, PA