Secondary Level-High School
Participate in a "ready-to-go" lesson that draws students into the year 1917 and America's abandonment of isolationism to join the Great War using media from the time period.
Cameron May, Frontier School of Excellence, Kansas City, MO, US
Make political and social issues come alive utilizing comics in the classroom. Creative and technology based lessons on issues such as gun control, the death penalty, and more using superheroes!
; Chander Mallhotra Jr., Baldwin UFSD, Baldwin, NY, US; Kristine Knapp, St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, NY, US
Learn a myriad of ways to incorporate mini and large debate and discussion techniques into middle and high school social studies through hands on demonstration and discussion.
Dan Bordwell, Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools/University of Minnesota, Plymouth, MN, US
What role should human rights play in U.S. foreign policy? Challenge your students to examine the difficulty of defining and enforcing human rights, at home and around the world.
Brian Schum, Florida Atlantic University Schools, Boca Raton, FL, US
Thinking about taking students abroad? Maybe you already do. Come explore a curricular approach to international travel. A semester-long inquiry based model that promotes deeper thinking through experiential learning.
Jeff Barry, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US; Jeff Schagrin, Grayslake High School, D127, Grayslake, IL, US
These lessons on civil rights implement differentiated learning strategies focusing on student exploration of content. After the presentation, we will conduct a workshop on creating your own station hops.
Kara Bosman, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Cassie Caccavo, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US; Marcy Trinkle, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US
Participants will learn strategies for incorporating the Common Core Literacy Standards in their classes. The goal is to provide participants with classroom tested lessons they can immediately use.
Molly David, Franklin High School, Livonia, MI, US
This poster reports on a professional development institute that aligned social studies instruction with the Common Cores State Standards using the life and work of Mark Twain as an example of participatory citizenship.
Meg Monaghan, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT, US
Teachers will take away technology tools to achieve the Common Core Standards of reading and writing in social studies. They can be adapted for any content area and grade level.
Amanda Colborne, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US
Presenters will discuss and demonstrate web tools, mobile applications (app) and best practice literacy strategies that can integrate and promote the Common Core Standards in secondary social studies classrooms.
Russell Hammack, Central High School, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Lisa H. Matherson, Paul W. Bryant High School, Cottondale, AL, US; Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Tracy M. Windle, Skyland Elementary School, Tuscaloosa, AL, US; Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, US