Secondary Level-High School
Learning is best facilitated when students build from the familiar. Discover how to take advantage of this. This presentation will provide unique, hands-on examples for implementing the Common Core Standards.
Jennifer Donnelly, Irvine High School, Irvine, CA, US; Gregory Gray, Portland State University, Portland, OR, US
Cultural intelligence is a strong indicator of a student's success in multicultural environments. By helping students develop cultural intelligence, teachers enhance the student’s education and future.
Allen Schaidle, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US
This student product centered poster presentation will demonstrate lesson plan ideas, and strategies of how to incorporate literacy based activities into an authentic, engaging civic-based successful student learning experience.
Lisa Hardwig, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US; Justin Reese, School District of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA, US
Who did it? The quintessential question that students want answered when analyzing a historical court case. This session demonstrates innovative ways to explore some of the worlds most infamous cases.
Andrew Smith, Scecina Memorial High School, Indianapolis, IN, US
This session will examine global perspectives on teaching the slave trade by examining sources from Ugandan, U.S. and U.K. curricula and materials.
Jonathan Burbidge, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Gilbert Kaburu, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; David To, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US
Collaborative learning experiences engage students while teaching them Common Core competencies. Learn ways that you can add collaboration opportunities for students to your Social Studies curriculum using Web 2.0 tools.
Anne Roycroft, Florida Virtual School, Orlando, FL, US
Integrate the Common Core without losing the content you love! Improve students’ thinking and writing skills using Writing to Learn and Learning to Write strategies. Resource packets will be provided.
Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, US; Melissa Schaefer, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, US
The use of Google's Ngram will be explored to create word maps connected to the civil rights movement.
Lindon Ratliff, Mississippi State University, Meridian, MS, US
After a 25-year hiatus, National History Day is back in Montana and survey results indicate the program is making an impact on students' experiences in the social studies classroom.
Michael Scarlett, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, US
This presentation will feature free interactive web-based resources to develop financial literacy competencies of: earning, spending, saving, borrowing and protecting against risk in aiding students to become informed decision makers.
Gary Clayton, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, US; Kimberly Code, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, US