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Practical Differentiation and Alignment to CCSS, C3 by/for Teachers

Work with practicing, seasoned New York City teachers to rework common resources to be more aligned with Common Core and C3 standards as well as 21st century skills for students.

Incredible Korea and Your Classroom

Participants will obtain lessons plans for Advanced Placement Human Geography derived from the new National Atlas of Korea pertaining to demographics, urbanization, agriculture, migration, economics, politics, and global commerce.

The Pen and the Sword: Elevating Student Writing in History

Re-imagine the writing process to create a framework for thesis-driven essays that include four key techniques to marry evidence with analysis, greatly improving student writing in both cogency and effectiveness.

Artist as Activist: Teaching Ai Wei Wei

Ai Wei Wei is both artist and activist - how has he impacted understandings of human rights? We'll discuss how to incorporate exhibits, documentaries, and tweets in the classroom.

Raising your Voice in Class: Spoken Word for Social Change

Spoken word poetry creates an outlet for students to address controversial issues in an engaging way. Attendees will gain knowledge of how to incorporate this pedagogical practice into their classroom.

Writing History: Meaningful Writing and Feedback in Social Studies

How can writing experiences facilitate student mastery of standards? Get the answer and more in this workshop on writing in the history classroom. High-impact feedback strategies will be highlighted.

Real World History: Creating and Leading an Applied History Course

Join the students, course instructor, and museum staff involved in an innovative high school applied history course created and led by Center for Inspired Teaching in Washington, DC.

ELLs in the Social Studies: Eight Strategies that Improve Instruction

English Language Learners (ELLs) are a growing demographic with specific educational and linguistic needs. Our workshop reviews eight essential strategies that social studies teachers can use to improve their instruction.

Contesting Conquest: Human Rights Struggles in Latin America

A session devoted to developing historical thinking skills through primary and secondary source analysis by examining examples of resistance to diverse forms of conquest from colonialism to the present.

Casing History: Student Analysis of Significant Court Cases in History

Casing History transforms legal history into dynamic opportunities for student analysis of critical Supreme Court decisions; these court cases directed the course of America's history.

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