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All Students Respond: Techniques for Improving Student Engagement

Looking to keep all students engaged in class? The presenter will provide attendees with detailed instruction on ways to integrate both traditional and modern methods, ensuring that all students respond.

Dauntless, Amity, or Divergent: Analyzing America's Entrance into Global Conflicts

Erudite or Abnegation? Which faction matches our values? Using the popular Divergent Young Adult novels as a lens, we'll analyze America's motivations to enter World War I, Vietnam, and other 20th century conflicts.

From Being Honors to Earning Honors: Equity Pedagogy in Action

Learn how Evanston Township High School de-tracked its world history classes and developed a new model for earning honors credit. Handouts include assessments, rubrics, community engagement, and results. Start a conversation at home!

It's About Time: TimeBooks Visualize Regional Perspectives of U.S. History

This session will actively explore Library of Congress resources through a digital textbook designed on a highly interactive timeline tool called ChronoZoom to highlight the interconnectedness of historical events.

Analyzing the U.S. Constitution Using the SOURCES Model

The purpose of this session is to provide teachers with a framework that aids in the analysis of the U.S. Constitution using the SOURCES framework.

Exploring our National Parks Using Interactive Maps for Student Engagement

In this presentation, interactive story maps and lesson plans bring the Natchez Trace Parkway to life. This serves as a template for teachers to create lessons for enhancing student engagement.

Inquiry in World History: The C3 Framework in Action

Make the C3 Framework a reality in your world history classroom! Teachers will leave this session with ready-to-use, classroom-tested inquiry lessons, and the skills necessary to create new inquiry lessons.

Our Children are Not for Sale: Preserving Human Rights

Slavery is illegal, but exists in the form of human trafficking. Educate students with history and current issues to raise awareness and teach them about ways to counter human oppression.

Rescue during Nanjing Atrocities: The Nanjing Safety Zone Committee

Using the Nanjing Safety Zone Committee as an example, and guided by the C3 Framework, this presentation will demonstrate how to teach social responsibility through an inquiry-based learning activity.

Social Studies for ELLs: Engaging Strategies for all Students

Engaging strategies for English Language Learners! You can expect a variety of suggested in-class activities, strategies for review, and best practices for testing.


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