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Overcoming Bias Using Pros & Cons: Inquiry-Based Learning Bonanza

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
8:45am to 9:45am
Using pros and cons can help students to overcome bias, stimulate critical thinking, and drive inquiry-based learning strategies. Learn great methods to apply contrasting viewpoints on important social issues.

From Fable to Courtroom: The Three Little Pigs

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Use The Three Little Pigs to teach Constitutional Law. Engage your students in identifying violated constitutional rights(s), researching case law, and arguing their case before the Supreme Court.

Harkness Method and Discussion-Based Teaching for any Discipline

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 5:30pm
Are there crickets in your classroom? Or several dominant voices? Overcome the imbalance with discussion-based teaching, where active listening creates an inclusive climate of inquiry. For middle school and beyond.

Civic Engagement on Arctic Issues: Climate Change and Inuit Self-Determination

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Contemporary Inuit are international leaders in climate change and self-government. Weave current Arctic issues such as climate change, sovereignty, and human rights into the study of civic engagement. Resources distributed.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis, Interactive Teaching, and the C3 Framework

Sunday, December 4, 2016 -
8:00am to 10:00am
This immersive United Nations workshop, based on the Syrian refugee crisis, challenges participants to evaluate global political systems, analyze competing state interests, and take informed action based on desired outcomes.

Developing Formative Assessment for Global Historical Thinking

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Employing research-based strategies, this presentation focuses on developing assessment plans to support discipline-based instruction and understanding in Global and World History classrooms.

Replications of Famous Experiments to Boost AP Psych Scores

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Guiding students through a replication of famous experiments ensures an understanding of the experimental method, a demonstration of the skills of the research process, and increases free response scores.

Let's Build It: Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
What people build can tell us a great deal about what they value. Use MinecraftEdu to help students interpret cultural landscapes as they research, design, and create.

The Flipped Field Trip: Let Students Become the Tour Guides

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Transform the field trip experience by challenging students to become the tour guides! Empower students with the opportunity to teach history from the actual grounds where events unfolded.

What in the World?

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn about a thematic approach to teaching world history that will generate student excitement for global learning and promote the development of college readiness skills through embedded mini-research projects.

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