The Gilder Lehrman Teaching Literacy through History program demonstrates how to integrate primary sources and Common Core literacy skills using research-based pedagogy and seminal American history documents.
Tim Bailey, The GIlder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, NY
Digital resources are poised to replace the traditional textbook in your classroom. Come to learn about options available to you in the areas of US and World History.
Aaron Willis, Social Studies School Service, Culver City, CA
Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu’s daughter, will share her father’s story about his fight against the WWII Japanese-American Internment through the video “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights” and Korematsu Institute curriculum.
Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA; Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education, San Francisco, CA
Social studies teachers must address literacy standards sometimes at the expense of their curriculum. This session explores techniques that keep the focus on social studies while still addressing critical literacies.
Aimee Alexander-Shea, Eastern Oregon University, Gresham, OR
Attendees will participate in hands-on, active learning demonstrations designed to address issues related to cognition, resilience, and critical thinking skills specifically geared for the introductory and AP psychology classroom.
Randal Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Charlie Blair-Broeker, Cedar Falls High School, Cedar Falls, IA
Given the interconnectedness of the world, students must confront current global issues. Students should learn strategies to affect change and create sustainable solutions to problems involving economics, population, environment, etc.
Greg Maloney, Robyn Fardy, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL
This presentation provides strategies for using a critical approach to geography education to enhance students’ global mindedness while engaging teachers in reflection on how they think about the world.
Jason R. Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
In this interactive workshop, participants will explore strategies to empower students to identify and speak out on issues they care about as a first step toward creating sustainable policy change.
Jill Bass, Meghan Goldenstein, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL
Students don't have any background knowledge? Learn how to use pictures and tableau's to help students develop poems that demonstrate their understanding of historical perspectives. Also addresses Common Core Standards!
Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Pacoima, CA; Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ; Pablo Ramirez, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
Familiar formats like superheroes, trading cards and action figures engage and motivate students. These strategies immerse students in social studies via pop culture, and help build common core connections.
Quinn Rollins, Granite School District, Salt Lake City, UT