Secondary Level-High School
Using historical thinking skills, this session compares the approaches by a U.S. and a Japanese museum to explore General Douglas MacArthur's role in World War II, the Pacific War, and peacetime Japan.
This presentation 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.
Learn about a specific cognitive apprenticeship model to teach struggling writers how to compose historical arguments from primary sources. Student tools and grading suggestions are shared in this interactive session.
Using primary sources, presenters will demonstrate how to evaluate sources, use evidence, and communicate conclusions regarding the question: What is the timing of the civil rights movement?
Use multimedia resources to teach students to distinguish between short-run economic fluctuations and long-run economic growth. Examine the impact of policy decisions and technological innovations on long-run economic growth.
This session examines the role of media literacy in preparing students for engaged, socially responsible, democratic citizenship by making civic education relevant and meaningful in an increasingly digitized world.
By attending this presentation, you will learn how to incorporate unorthodox popular films into lessons associated with American History. Learn how to use films like "Forrest Gump" in lessons.
Tired of the same old bulletin boards and classroom decorations? Gain innovative, practical strategies for utilizing classroom space to enhance your students' historical thinking skills and supplement your content.
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! Materials provided in this interactive presentation.
Discover a new World Population Map and lesson plan to help students understand population distribution, land use, global demographics and quality of life indicators in this hands-on workshop.