The National History Bee and Bowl is holding a History Bee for all participants! Sign up at our table, or just come to learn about our history quiz tournaments and how your students can benefit through competing.
David Madden, Nolwenn Madden, National History Bee and Bowl, Washington, DC
Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by the leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.
Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY; Robert Connolly, C.H. Nash Museum at the Chucalissa Archaeological Site, University of Memphis, TN
Learn how to immediately use NEFE's free, noncommercial personal finance materials, including turnkey curriculum for grades 8-12 and other new online resources. Leave with lesson ideas and online resources. www.hsfpp.org
Susan Sharkey, National Foundation for Financial Education, Denver, CO
Get young students excited about social justice with books! Participants will explore examples of children's literature that set the stage for early social justice learning and development of civic responsibility.
Beatrice Fennimore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
PBS NewsHour Extra is an invaluable online resource that uses journalism to fulfill content and Common Core Standards throughout the who, what, when, where and why-it-matters of major news stories.
Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra, Arlington, VA
Integrate "Living Historians" with classroom curriculum and dynamic travel destinations. Create projects with non-profit organizations abroad. Prepare risk-mitigation and safety. Secure professional development credits, financing for unforgettable experiential learning adventures.
Alethea Tyner Paradis, Friendship Tours World Travel, Santa Barbara, CA; Kevin Shertzer, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, CA
The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas interprets the life, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. As part of its observation of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, the Museum features conversations with individuals who witnessed the tragedy and related historical events. In this special living history presentation, the Museum's Associate Curator Stephen Fagin interviews journalist Bob Huffaker, who recounts his memories of the president's death and that of his accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. --> read more »
Stephen Fagin, Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas TX; Bob Huffaker, Dallas, TX
The Idea of America Classroom Resources allow teachers and students to explore American history through the core values that we all share, and the inherent tension between them
Dale Van Eck, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US; Erin Sloan, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, US
World Savvy prepares students to thrive as global citizens. Using World Savvy Classrooms as an example, this session will explore strategies for building global competency through project-based learning.
Amy Westby, World Savvy, Minneapolis, MN
Transform stereotypes and inspire your students with the little-known history of Jewish armed and unarmed resistance during the Holocaust. Includes free curriculum, slideshow and DVDs.
Jonathan Furst, Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation, San Francisco, CA