Help students preserve personal narratives of the Civil Rights movement. Develop content knowledge and questions with Library of Congress primary sources, then produce focused oral histories with guidance from HISTORY.
Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress, Washington, DC; Kimberly Gilmore, HISTORY, New York, NY
In 2009, the Vincennes Lincoln High School Social Studies Department began its “digital journey." In 2014 that journey continues. This session focuses on the continuing evolution of that “digital journey."
Michael Hutchison, Vincennes Lincoln High School, Vincennes, IN
Slavery and the civil rights movement have been the main places for students to examine race in U.S. history. How can we better teach race across all of U.S. history?
Christopher Martell, Boston University, Boston, MA
Peer evaluation allows students to engage in a deeper understanding of topics, provides opportunities to enhance metacognitive skills and creates a shared responsibility of teaching and learning in the classroom.
Laurie Feinzimer, Jenna Breuer, Nancy Fenton, Laura Brandt, Stephanie Levenbrook, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Curious about the "flipped classroom"? Interested in trying to "flip" but not sure how? Learn video lecture "Do's and Don'ts", technology options, and activities to implement during class time.
Melissa Schaefer, Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL
World War I and emerging nation states in the wake of Ottoman demise provide an understanding of the Middle East today. Investigate lessons that provide multiple perspectives of national narratives.
Melinda McClimans, The Middle East Studies Center at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Joan Brodsky Schur, City and Country School, New York, NY
This presentation helps teachers explore ways games including paper/scissors, prisoner’s dilemma, and chicken can be used to help students understand decisions made by rational actors today and in the past.
Dean Vesperman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Linda Torricelli, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
Get students excited about geography! Teach students about environmental issues from a global and local perspective. Receive materials, lesson plans, and an art assessment that builds skills and content knowledge.
Eran DeSilva, Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA
Budget Challenge recreates the experience of managing a household budget. The competition-style, bill-pay program scores students while a ‘learning by doing’ approach integrated with modern technology builds 21st Century skills.
David Buten, Palmira Buten, ProperLiving LLC, Cincinnati, OH
This session will explore how the Supreme Court has ruled on Fourth Amendment issues related to the human body--fingerprinting to strip searches to the collection of blood and DNA.
Catherine Hawke, Mark Cohen, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL