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"A Problem from Hell" Revisited: Genocide Prevention Today

How does one approach the subject of genocide? What lessons should be learned? Study both the history and current issues surrounding genocide through discussion and activities suitable for the classroom.

Ten Technology Tips for Bringing the World Alive

Join TCI to discover strategies and technology tips that will help you motivate students to make sense of the world around them--from past to present.

Strengthening Your Instruction with Thoughtful, Engaging, Practical Teaching Strategies

Make every lesson an engaging lesson. In this clinic you will learn a dozen motivating and practical teaching strategies that will foster active engagement and enhanced thinking in your students.

Mass Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II

Examine a dark chapter in American history through first-person stories, historic photographs, and government documents with Tom Ikeda, Densho’s founding Executive Director who has conducted over 200 oral histories with Japanese Americans who were incarcerated during World War II.

Teaching Relevant Chinese Histories: Canada, the United States and Mexico

This clinic will address historic issues and make contemporary connections to Chinese experiences in the Americas. Speakers will provide perspectives on U.S. and diasporic histories, multicultural education, civil rights, race relations, voting rights, law, and Chinese culture.

Outlines of Buddhism in East Asia

Participants will interact with primary sources in Buddhist arts, literature, and history that connect to major themes in social studies, such as the transmission of ideas between cultures and their local adaptations, the expression of values and beliefs in art and literature, the impact of religion on local societies and economies, and the role of religion in the contemporary world. Presenters will pair the introduction of themes and sources with teaching ideas modeled through a variety of engaging activities, including a fun and empowering gallery experience that cultivates observation and critical-thinking skills as it synthesizes big ideas.

United States Mint: Teaching about and through U.S. Coins

The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change website,, offers FREE K-12 cross-curricular educational materials, and introduces students to the history of the coins they carry. H.I.P. Pocket Change, it's "History In your Pocket."

Using Visual Aids to Illustrate Key Concepts in Geography

Teachers will learn how to implement an interactive notebook, and use videos, audio clips, maps, and other graphic organizers to help illustrate and teach themes in geography.

Who was Thomas Jefferson?

The author will discuss reasons and research for writing Thomas Jefferson: Inquiry History for Daring Delvers. The volume follows presentations made relating to the historical fiction The Others at Monticello.

NYC Global Education Coalition: Non-Profits Building Globally Competent Students

This session will provide participants with resources and strategies to build global competency shared by non-profits in the NYC Global Education Coalition.


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