Secondary Level-High School
Create global citizens by developing students' data literacy skills! This session introduces teaching resources and strategies for analyzing and integrating quantitative, qualitative, and visual data to investigate global issues.
Student autonomy is encouraged by choice in their work. You will leave this presentation with in-class choice projects as well as Formative Projects that allow student a choice and voice.
Interested in creating a global classroom through interaction with students around the world? Examine how two teachers developed opportunities for students to interact in person with students abroad.
Social Studies Educators will discover ways advocate for their discipline while engaging their students as informed an active national and global citizens.
Bring the Age of Reason to life with non-Newtonian fluids. Use ping pong balls to save Chernobyl. Teach students about zombies and the plague! Interactive session with materials provided!
Participants will learn games and puzzles to use to teach terms related to thinking, memory, and language.
Learn how to use podcasts to pique student interest, promote investigation of psychological concepts in the real world, and allow for differentiation of learning in the classroom.
Wondering how to engage students with their state government? Connect students to lobbyists and legislators and help advocate for new legislation that directly affects them using the model, Capitol Classroom.
The Smithsonian Learning Laboratory is a free online platform for customizing social studies content using Smithsonian digital collections. Participants will author collections to use in their classrooms.
This session explores the intersection between volunteer service, local history and experiential learning through a model and case study involving preservation of a colonial era home of significant historical interest.