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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!

Is U.S. Democracy too Fragile for Voluntary Voting? Should We Require Voting?

In this session participants will engage in a lively facilitated deliberation about whether we should adopt mandatory voting in the United States. This deliberation will model a best-case, fair hearing of different points of view.

The American Folklife Center and Veterans History Project

The American Folklife Center and its Veterans History Project support teachers by providing primary source materials from one of the largest ethnographic archives in the world.

Kumu Waiwai: Teaching from the Source in Hawai'i

This project worked with secondary and middle school teachers on the Leeward coast of O’ahu to access primary source databases and develop and teach third quarter curriculum units.

Law Library of Congress and

The Law Library of Congress has the largest global legal collection in the world. Learn about and the Law Library’s digital collections and publications, infographic maps, blog, and more.

What's the Shock? Understanding Economic Recessions through Historical Context

Scholarly research. Library of Congress primary source analysis, economic analysis, a deeper understanding of economic recessions through historical context and student poster presentations is featured in this sessions. Teacher handouts and rubrics are provided.

Engaging Congress

A mobile app that uses a series of game-based learning modules and primary source documents to explore the basic tenets of representative government and the challenges that it faces in contemporary society.

Increasing Access to Honors/AP History through a Student Cohort Program

Engage with SSA teachers to share data, evaluate how the cohort program is working, and examine how a cohort program might work on their campuses.

Right to Protect: How to Teach about Human Rights in the 21st Century

This session will aid teachers in understanding human rights from a global perspective. It will include how to help students understand human rights, the UDHR, and human rights covenants.

Digital Resources for Teaching Europe Today

Europe is making headlines across the world with issues like Brexit, the refugee crisis and more. This presentation will highlight resources available to teach these questions within a global context.


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