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A Class Museum of the 2012 Election: Government OF the People, BY the People, and FOR the People

They Mean Something More! Teaching about Symbols Using Balanced Integration

Our Conversation with you about Teaching the 2012 Elections...

If You Invite the Candidates, They Will Come: Special Guests Visit the Classroom

Starbucks, Yeti, North Face: A Brand New Look at Labels

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:35pm to 2:05pm
Discover successfully field-tested consumer literacy activities with fifth graders focusing on brands they love and want today! Explore economics through production, distribution, and consumption to cultivate young and wise consumers.

Partnering with the National Parks: 4th Graders and Beyond

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Bring social studies to life with the National Park Service's 4th grader Every Kid in a Park program. Rangers stand ready to help your kids explore our heritage and culture.

Finding the Career in the C3 Framework: Connections between Secondary Social Studies and Career Technical Education

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Investigate how career technical education (CTE) inquiry prepares graduates to be career ready. Learn how the C3 Framework reinforces these skills. CTE inquiry lessons will be shared and both frameworks will be compared.

Diverse Classrooms: Are You All Booked Up?

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:35pm to 2:05pm
Students' cultural and linguistic backgrounds can be incorporated into social studies content. Children's books are one way to include diverse perspectives. Does your classroom library include culturally relevant books?

Art-Attack! Creatively Conquering Elementary Civic Learning with Arts Integration

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
K-5 students use visual arts, drama, and dance to stimulate writing about civic learning. Students' self-reflections demonstrate understandings of civic learning. Learn by creating civic learning art with us!

Five Cool Class Projects for Grades 3-5

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
11:05am to 11:35am
Take collaboration to the next level with these fun class projects on HSTRY! Leave this fast-paced presentation with tons of examples to share with your students, school, and community.


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