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How Busy Teachers Can Teach Current Events

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
With all the time-consuming tasks of teaching, including current events in your curriculum can be difficult. Access ready-to-use resources to help students learn about current events.

Analyze This! Teaching A Contemporary Supreme Court Case

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:35am to 9:17am
Explore contemporary consitutional questions with a deep-dive on a current hot-button Supreme Court case. Specific case will depend on the Court's rulings and upcoming docket.

A Small World After All: The Declaration--A Global Approach

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:35am to 11:17am
Explore the influence of global ideas on the U.S. Declaration of Independence, and how this document then made a global impact. Receive a complete lesson plan.

Financial Fusion: Using Infographics to Make Connections

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:50am to 10:20am
Infographics increase visual literacy and help students make connections between information and images. Explore strategies to incorporate infographics and finance concepts into any classroom.

Teaching Migrant Labor: Using Primary Sources to Learn about the Braceros

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Explore new strategies for teaching the origins, evolution and demise of the Bracero program through poetry, music, textual primary sources and personal memoirs.

Why Should I Care? Latin American Migration and U.S. Citizenship

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:00am to 9:00am
Receive inquiry-based pedagogical strategies to examine the historical context and contemporary debate around current immigration trends in the United States, particularly emigration from Latin America.

From Hinkley to Flint: The Economics of Clean Water

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Access to a clean, reliable source of water is a basic public good most Americans trust their local governments to provide. Explore the economics behind water-related public health emergencies.

Raising Babies, Selling Cattle, Suffrage in Montana? Yes, We Can!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Examine the unique culture of Western women. These lesson plans will show an understanding of political, social and economic contributions from Montana women facing challenges to traditional role expectations.

Historical Literacy Matters: Teaching Hip-Hop History in the Classroom

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Explore hip-hop culture and its impact on American society in the post-civil rights era. Teachers will use archives to bring hip-hop history to life in the classroom.

Rocking that First Year: Creating Globalized Classrooms through Project-Based Learning

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Globalize the classroom through project-based learning and exploration of current events. Students explore, create, and deliver storymaps that emphasize foreign policy and global cooperation with countries across the globe.


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