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Tackling Racism and Sexism Early with Inquiry-Based Anti-Bias Education

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Create an equitable society with your students by using these ready-to-go lessons on race and gender. Inquiry-based lessons challenge social norms while fostering student-led explorations around inequality.

Visualizing Historical Events: Preservice Teachers Bring History Alive

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
History is boring! No it isn't!! Preservice teachers strategize ways to bring history alive, through inquiry, discussions, and new perspectives, which engage and motivate student learning.

Building C3 Inquiry Skills in Elementary Classrooms through Local History

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Build elementary students' C3 Framework inquiry skills through local history. Learn how to use primary sources and tools such as ArcGIS Story Maps to deepen students' historical and geospatial thinking.

So, You Want to Teach the Presidency?

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
8:45am to 9:45am
Learn methods for teaching and learning about the U.S. presidency in this interactive and Constitution-based program. The White House Historical Association will share resources for the classroom.

Immigrant Place Attachment: Informing Culturally-Responsive, Place-Based Education for Civic Engagement

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Photographs and interviews of immigrant children's experiences of place attachment inform a culturally responsive place-based education that aims to increase immigrant integration and civic engagement in elementary classrooms.

Elementary Literacy Building Strategies with Carter G. Woodson Books

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
The presenters will share literacy building strategies using Carter G. Woodson Award winning books.

No More Tourist Approach: A Deeper Inquiry into World Cultures

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn how to guide students towards global competency by moving beyond lessons geared towards music, clothing, food and celebrations and towards lessons that help students recognize and understand diverse perspectives.

Inquiry and Technology: A Grab Bag of Ideas

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Explore social studies technology resources that facilitate inquiry in the K-8 classroom. Learn enhanced searching applications, explore tools to capture content, and discover new interactive programs.

It's All about Inquiry!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Bring social studies content to life with inquiry! Experience artifact, text, and photographic inquiry in small-group rotations. Time-crunch friendly strategies that sharpen students' skills in critical thinking, reading, and writing.

Ignoring the Norm: Capturing History that is often Overlooked

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
By creating a free, online text for students, educators brought in experts from tribes to weave Native and European perspectives together. Learn about their journey and leave with the text.

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