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
This session demonstrates how the APA's National Standards deliver Common Core content and literacy. This interactive session highlights key domains in psychology and provides comprehensive learning strategies for all students.
Amy Fineburg, Oak Mountain High School, Birmingham, AL; Steve Jones, City of Medicine Academy, Durham, NC
Serious online games are great media to engage students to learn about global issues. Theoretical perspectives, case studies, pedagogical approaches and sample lessons will be discussed in this session.
Ching-Fu Lan, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Presentation focuses on human interaction with the Mississippi River. These primary sources will be used interactively: Mark Twain’s account of Life on the Mississippi, historic flood photography, and Google Earth.
Jayson Evaniuck, University of Memphis, TN
Using the Montgomery bus boycott and anti-apartheid efforts in South Africa as examples, this session highlights how principles of economics can be applied to achieve social justice.
Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- Jacksonville Branch, FL; Amy Hennessy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, GA
Come and explore Law and Justice, which empowers young people to solve problems, develop innovative solutions, and take civic action as members of the "fourth branch" of the U.S. government.
Eliza Fabillar, Jessica Juliuson, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA
This session will demonstrate how instructors can utilize Web 2.0 tools such as Answer Garden, Poll Everywhere, Wiffitti and to increase student engagement and extend dialogue beyond the classroom.
Michelle Reidel, April Newkirk, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro,
Virtual tours of Mesoamerican Middle Eastern pyramids? Architectural similarities of Imperial Palace and Versailles? Investigate using religious and political buildings as cultural and historical artifacts in middle school world history.
Scott Peavey, Tonganoxie High School, Tonganoxie, KS; Tom Resovich, Leavenworth School District, Leavenworth, KS; Molly Fuller, Lawrence-Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, Lawrence, KS; Charley Forsyth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Teachers will use primary sources from Anthony’s trial for illegally voting in the 1872 Presidential election to make Common Core connections and teach students to work for social justice.
Kenneth Anthony, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
New resources from National Geographic Education—including easy-to-use tools for creating map tours and current event connections—bring the interconnected world and its geographic systems to your fingertips.
Sean O'Connor, Caryl Sue Micalizio, National Geographic Society, Washington,