Secondary Level-High School
"Reconstruction, a pivotal moment in US History lets students explore questions about national identity, freedom and justice that are fundamental to historical understanding and citizenship today. Resources and lessons included. "
"Laura Tavares, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA; Dan Sigward, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA"
"Session will explore primary sources related the case U.S. v. Daniel Ellsberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students."
"Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Bruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC"
"The C3 Social Studies Framework uses inquiry-teaching strategies. C3 applies spatial/environmental perspectives of geography. This session links the C3‚Äôs Inquiry Arc, social studies content, and the National Geography Standards"
"Paul Nagel, Pleasant Hill High School, Natchitoches, LA; Jim Hauf, Berkeley Middle School, Berkeley, MO; Joseph P. Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Robert W. Morrill, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA"
"Learn about a new book by the CEO of UNICEF and an accompanying teacher‚Äôs guide covering topics including child rights, infant mortality and children‚Äôs health, emergency relief, and child labor."
"Daniel Sadowsky, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, @TeachUNICEF"
Learn to empower ALL students to reading complex texts with high-level questions that promote a growth mindset and critical thinking. Gain access to a database of teacher-created close reading exemplars.
"Angela Orr, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Stacy Drum, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Lindsey Clewell, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV"
This session will explore how the Supreme Court has ruled on Fourth Amendment issues related to the human body--fingerprinting to strip searches to the collection of blood and DNA.
"Catherine Hawke, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Mark Cohen, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL"
Session will outline a step-by-step guide for reading and understanding federal court-issued injunctions. A document map of an injunction will serve as a guide. Resources will also be shared.
"Tiffany Middleton, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Mark Cohen, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL"
"Do history textbooks miss the real story? If the topic is U.S.-Mexico relations, the answer is YES! Join this interactive session for new perspectives. Exclusive materials from the State Department."
"Susan Holly, US Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC, @HistoryAtState; George Mitchell, Montgomery County Public Schools, Olney, MD; Sarah Winchester, Freelance Infographic Designer, Atlanta, GA"
"Uses primary sources to examine Walker v. Birmingham, the seminal Supreme Court case behind Dr. King‚Äôs ‚ÄúLetter from a Birmingham Jail.‚Äù Explores relationship between rule of law and civil disobedience. "
"Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @abapubliced; Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @abapubliced"
"Diana Hess, Spencer Institute, Chicago, IL; Peter Levine, , ; Walter Parker, , "