Secondary Level-High School
Learn about organizing a comprehensive Civic Engagement Project that integrates the six Proven Practices and guides students down the path to active citizenship and participation in your community.
Donald Pankuch, Susan Fuhrer, Heather Weisenburger, Scott Gregory, Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL
All NBC teachers or those interested in certification or renewal-this session is for you! Three certified teachers will discuss the benefits, ins and outs of certification, and the National Board Certified Teachers community.
Michael Yell, Hudson Middle School, Hudson, WI; Kim O’Neil, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; Peggy Jackson, Moriarty High School, Moriarty, NM
The Instruction Community shares several “teacher-tested” best practice methods for delivering meaningful, active learning experiences to K-12 students, with special emphasis on differentiating instruction and closing the achievement gap.
Joel Rothblatt, Southern California Social Science Association, Los Angeles, CA; Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Janie Hubbard, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Melinda Staubs, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL; Scott Petri, John F. Kennedy High School, Los Angeles, CA; Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Los Angeles, CA
ASA Symposium (Session 1): Reading/Writing in the Classroom to Engage Critical and Creative ThinkingSubmitted by David Bailor on Tue, 08/19/2014 - 10:14am
First session in four-part symposium. Focuses on resources that increase engagement in reading/writing in interactive format. Offers proven resources to excite students and introduces blogging and book trailers as methodologies
Chris Salituro, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Hayley Lotspeich, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, IL; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC
Fifty-five Missouri educators have developed a Model Curriculum in social studies, which includes the four major content areas of economics, geography, government, and history--both world and U.S. The major goal behind the units is to give districts models they can use when revising their social studies curriculum. This presentation will explain the process and components to the curriculum. The units are aligned with the Grade-Level and Course-Level Expectations and with the English Language Arts Literacy Standards for social studies. --> read more »
Bill Gerling, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City, MO
Learn about the WWII air war in the U.K. and the Summer Residency program that has been developed for middle and high school teachers, hosted by the American Air Museum.
Jenny Cousins, American Air Museum in Britain, Duxford, United Kingdom
Explore ways to get students thinking like historians using ChronoZoom, an interactive and digital timeline. Learn to integrate a time travel narrative and drive engagement in student-centered history projects. Attendees will receive curriculum guides aligned to Common Core Standards for middle and high school.
David T. Hunter, Seattle, WA
Transcending Traditional Timelines: Using Technology to Contextualize World Religions and PhilosophiesSubmitted by David Bailor on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 10:09pm
An AP World History class teamed with Microsoft to create interactive timelines of World Religions using One Note notebooks and a dynamic tool called ChronoZoom. Learn how to create an inquiry-based collaborative project that integrates technology, creativity and historical thinking skills.
Maggie Sullivan, Mark Payton, Matt DiGiulio and the AP World History class from Whitfield School, St. Louis, MO
2013 Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice
Environmental. Political. Social. Participants will grapple with historical and modern circumstances of justice by exploring six interactive teaching techniques and educational resource stations.
Sarah Segal, Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR
2013 Outstanding High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award Recipient --> read more »
Robert Sandler, Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY