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Interactive Constitution

The Interactive Constitution (created by the Constitution Center) is now available free from the App Store and Google Play, so teachers and students can carry the Constitution with them at all times. Visit the website ( Then get the app on Google Play or download it in the App Store.
Muslim American Identities, Past and Present: A 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar for K-12 School Teachers, will be held July 9-28, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

In Their Own Words (20th Century History)

Enjoy a series that profiles key figures in history by using their most memorable quotes to frame their life stories. The films follow Queen Elizabeth II, Muhammad Ali and Jim Henson.
* Follow Queen Elizabeth II’s remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle’s abdication, her father’s coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her sudden ascension to the throne and her eventful reign of more than 60 years.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 9:00pm

Reading Lincoln and More

This interdisciplinary, multicultural, and thorough presentation contains information/materials usable "tomorrow" in the classroom. Participants will be immersed in reviews of hundreds of books about Lincoln and classroom-tested lesson plans.

Lessons Learned from the Latest AP History Redesigns

A veteran AP World History, US History and European History teacher shares tips for student success on the AP essays. "How To" handouts will be provided.

"Madaya Mom": Free Teaching Guide about Syria

Madaya Mom: The story of One Mother's Unimaginable Struggle for Survival is the story of a Syrian family in an online, comic-book format. Since journalists and cameras weren't able to gain access to the besieged town Madaya, ABC News began relying on dispatches from a Syrian mother for insider information. The news network decided to team up with Marvel Comics to create a free digital comic of her stories.
How would you implement technology to enhance your teaching methods and address learning challenges? Would you invest in a new computer or mobile devices for your students to use in the classroom? Or perhaps make use of software that streamlines your curriculum and lightens the load of grading papers?
Describe in 400-500 words the impact new classroom technology could have for you and your students. The top three submissions featuring the most innovative and beneficial uses for classroom technology will each be awarded $1,000 to spend on new technology for their classrooms.

United States Mint Lesson Plans: Teaching about and through U.S. Coins

Learn how to use U.S. coins as jumping points for instruction. The presentation will include an introduction to free lesson plans and materials from the Mint along with demonstrations.

Research and Writing in the Humanities and Social Studies Classroom

Analyze best practices to infuse research and writing projects into social studies courses and review an approach empowering student voice and choice that improves CCSS-aligned skills and content knowledge.

Exploring Certell's "Free" Multimedia Economics and Government Curriculum for High Schools

Certell offers free "soup to nuts" multimedia courses in common sense subjects and they're fun. Come peek inside and see how your school can use this FREE resource!


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