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Secondary Level-High School

Data-Driven Understandings: Integrating Qualitative/Quantitative Sources to Teach Global Issues

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 Choice, Student Voice in the Psychology Classroom

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.

The Living Classroom: Making Global Connections through Student Travel

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.

Civic Action from the Classroom to the Capitol

Social Studies Educators will discover ways advocate for their discipline while engaging their students as informed an active national and global citizens.

Engaging Your Students With... Science!?

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!

Games to Teach Cognition

Participants will learn games and puzzles to use to teach terms related to thinking, memory, and language.

Now Hear This: Using Podcasts to Engage Students in Psychology

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.

Capitol Classroom: Creating Legislators, Lobbyists, and Citizens

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.

Creating Teaching Collections with Museum Resources

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.

Learning through Service: A Model for Preserving Local History

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.


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