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Our Culture: Crow Canyon Archaeological Center with Southern Ute Montessori

In archaeology, cultural understanding often means other cultures, but understanding our culture is crucial. Crow Canyon Archaeological Center encouraged Southern Ute Montessori Academy students' understanding of their culture and past.

Oh No, Here Comes the Administrator!

Have you ever had a day when an administrator pops in and you're not ready? Never again! This session provides teachers with quick and engaging activities that showcase expertise!

Five Cool Class Projects for Grades 3-5

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.

Diverse Classrooms: Are You All Booked Up?

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?

Attracting Girls to STEM by Integrating Social Studies and Math

Discuss research and innovative strategies that integrate social studies and mathematics to spark girls' interest in STEM fields. Explore research, engage in strategies, and receive teaching resources.

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

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!

You Want Me to Do What?

Explore a variety of ways to use sources in the everyday classroom. Ideal for elementary teachers and those new to teaching with primary sources.
See Resources for this Session You Want Me to Do What?

Two for One: Teaching Social Studies with Picture Book Biographies

Picture book biographies combine strong narratives with powerful illustrations. Receive examples of books and related activities for upper elementary social studies curriculum. A bibliography will be provided.

The Problem Won't Solve Itself: Let Students Do It!

Utilize inquiry learning to meet your teaching standards while empowering your students to solve problems, make informed decisions, and serve their community.

Social Studies Integration: Primary Sources and Poetry

Learn about and experience an integrative lesson that asked fifth-graders to use literacy practices (e.g., Found Poetry) in order to think historically and reconsider their notions of democratic citizenship.

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