Secondary Level-High School
Learn how to create an engaging and relevant issue-based course in global affairs. Cutting edge resources and strategies for enhancing your students' 21st century skills will be shared.
Ron Sivillo, Upper St. Clair High School, Upper St. Clair, PA, @ronsivillo; Doug Kirchner, Upper St. Clair High School, Upper St. Clair, PA
Participants will learn about, and experience, three innovative social studies approaches that use the C3 Framework to expand traditional notions of civic education through community and inquiry.
Rosanna Fukuda, Hawaii Department of Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, HI; Patricia Halagao, University of Hawaii at Manoa/Hawaii State Board of Education, Honolulu, HI; Amber Makaiau, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; Maya Soetoro-Ng, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
This presentation will show you how to get students excited and actively involved in living social studies, how to plan captivating programs and engage students in meaningful community service projects.
Regina Loveridge, Parkview High School, Lilburn, GA; John Mangano, Parkview High, Lilburn, GA
To prepare for college, career, and civic life, students need to be less passive and more active in their learning. Come see how active learning can excite and engage students.
Greg Timmons, Education Consultant, Missoula, MT
With the C3 Framework, Common Core ELA Standards, and technology social studies instruction has changed. Learn some Active Classroom Strategies to help engage the next generations of students.
Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Katie Lauffer, Pearson, Glenview, IL
Using either Twitter or Twister, students practice summarizing new information, sharing their opinion on current events or political candidates, or solving problems faced by historical and contemporary world figures.
Amanda Colborne, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, @historycolborne
Nelson Mandela‚Äôs life teaches civics and history lessons. Using primary documents, participants will examine his role in shaping historical events; explore tensions between truth and justice and politics and ethics.
Barbara Brown, Boston University, Boston, MA; Dan Eshet, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA
Using literacy to encourage more than just reading. Selecting and developing readings to enhance class content, critical thinking, and discussion skills.
Kristyn Campos, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL
Fourth session in four-part symposium. Focuses on TRAILS‚Äìthe Teaching Resources and Innovation Library for Sociology. Participants receive free trial access to TRAILS resources, including hundreds of lesson plans.
Margaret Vitullo, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Beth Floyd, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC; Jean Shin, American Sociological Association, Washington, DC
New engaging activity-based lessons from CEE which emphasize an ""economic way of thinking"" are showcased. Raise your teaching and skills in preparing for AP exams and C 3 framework alignments.
Bruce Damasio, Towson University ( Maryland Council for Economic Education ), Towson, MD; Doug Young, Council for Economic Education, New York City, NY