This interactive presentation demonstrates professional development strategies for fostering global awareness using cooperative learning, problem-solving, case-study analysis and simulation.
Sarah Mathews, Hilary Landorf, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Based on a multi-year study in Michigan schools, this interactive session will feature resources and demonstrate how teachers are integrating geography and world history in a research-based, meaningful way.
Lauren McArthur Harris, Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Jennifer Palacios Wirz, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
This presentation focuses on strategies for teaching the Pacific Theater of WWII with ready-to-go primary source materials that culminate in student-designed memorials. All attendees will receive a curriculum guide.
Stephanie Lee Rizas, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Bethesda, MD
Discover a research based and practical framework using moral dilemmas from historical and contemporary individuals to engage and amplify student’s reasoning skills in large class discussions. All Grade Levels.
Carolyn Flores, Jordan DeLay, Elaine Marinakos, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL
Discover archival documents and stories to represent the humanity of the enslaved, challenge your students’ thinking, and maintain sensitivity to racial dynamics in the classroom. Approaches tested for grades K-12.
Lisa Gilbert, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, MO
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses one of the finest collections of American art. Learn how you can use the museum as a resource while meeting Common Core standards.
Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Using works of art from the 1913 Armory Show and primary sources covering concurrent social movements, participants will learn strategies to address the instructional shifts demanded by the CCSS.
Mia Nagawiecki, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
Abraham Lincoln is one of America’s most beloved presidents. His presidential decisions have left a variety of historical interpretations on his views of equality and his role in ending slavery.
Howard Krug, Vanguard Collegiate High School, Rochester, NY
Experience classroom activities utilizing music and movie excerpts that help explain and interpret historical events in diverse ways for diverse learners. Packets of 100+ ideas provide resources for immediate use.
Judith Failoni, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO; Ed Wright, Brentwood High School, St. Louis, MO
Today's numerous information sources combined with politicized news reporting create a difficult environment for a student trying to sort fact from opinion. Skewed News Tutor's founder will share lesson ideas.
Colleen Krantz, Skewed News, Adel, IA