Secondary Level-High School
Whether a day or semester, the potent history of the Holocaust is accessible for your students. With USHMM guidelines and free resources, you‚Äôll have what you need to effectively teach.
Judith Clark Zaino, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC
Encourage students to think critically about military power, human rights, and war crimes while investigating what happened at My Lai in March of 1968. Detailed lesson plans and resources provided.
Rhonda Gambill, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, @rgambill
This session offers a fluid historical thinking and civics based unit plan in considering the events on the campus of Kent State University from May 1st through May 4th 1970.
Michael Levicky, Kent State University, Kent, OH; Evan Mooney, Kent State University, Kent, OH; Alicia Crowe, Kent State University, Kent, OH; Todd Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Using sources from the groundbreaking exhibition ‚ÄúChinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion‚Äù and inquiry strategies that address the Common Core Standards, participants will uncover the long history of the Chinese in America.
Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
Help students preserve personal narratives of the Civil Rights movement. Develop content knowledge and questions with Library of Congress primary sources, then produce focused oral histories with guidance from HISTORY.
Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, @teachinglc; Kimberly Gilmore, HISTORY, New York, NY
Research in newly opened archives about the Vietnam War has set the stage for fresh interpretations. Participants will also receive scholarly information from the annual USS Midway Institute for Teachers.
John Burns, USS Midway Institute for Teachers, San Diego, CA; Kirk Ankeney, The Bishop's School, La Jolla, CA
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