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Hip Hop Diplomacy in the Arab World

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:15pm
Teach your students about the Arab Spring and the impact of youth activism through the teen-friendly medium of hip-hop music.

Formative Assessment in AP History

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Explore how to build formative assessments aligned to the new AP History exam in U.S., European, and World History courses. Examine specific strategies and supports.

The New AP World History Exam: Teaching and Assessment

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Through specific teaching and assessment strategies (and handouts), explore the historical thinking skills that are the foundation of the new 2017 AP World History exam.

From Non-Racism to Anti-Racism in Social Studies Education

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Community sponsored scholar session discusses the content of the journal article, From Non-Racism to Anti-Racism in Social Studies Education: Social studies and racial pedagogical content knowledge.

Hip-Hop, Popular Culture, and Race: Exploring Stereotypes Using Hip-Hop Culture

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
4:20pm to 4:50pm
Popular culture and hip-hop can be integrated into social studies, aligned with standards to explore racial stereotypes. Students can become more critically aware of how the media shapes racial attitudes.

Global Historical Agency through Graphic Texts: Abina to Zahra's Paradise

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:00am to 9:00am
With a focus on Trevor Getz's Abina and the Important Men, explore the myriad ways that graphic histories can introduce and reinforce student understanding of historical agency.

Reimagining Ancient Rome: Lessons from the NEH Seminar in Rome

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Explore visual and written primary sources for teaching rhetoric and power in Ancient Rome. Inspired by our summer studies, we brought the Eternal City back to our classrooms.

Create, Explore, and Engage: Using Hstry in the Classroom

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Give students the power to bring historical content to life using HSTRY's free interactive timeline tool. Explore best practices of providing opportunities for students to show their mastery of content.

Integrating GPS and Geocaching into Teaching

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Geocaching is fun, but it's also an activity that can be used to explore any subject, including math, science, and social studies, in an engaging way to enhance student learning.

Hamilton: Using Music to Promote Inquiry in Social Studies

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Explore teaching strategies to integrate music from Broadway's Hamilton into an inquiry-based unit. Examine song lyrics, make connections to primary sources, and receive ready-to-use lesson plans.

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