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Can You Say Hallelujah? Teaching about Religion in Schools

What can be taught about religion in public schools? How can religion be integrated to promote tolerance and global awareness? We’ll share ideas for games, discussion, and activities! Materials provided.

Socratic Seminar for Social Justice Conversation

Socratic Seminar is facilitated discussion that teaches students to ask questions, engage in dialogue, and to understand complex content. It's an excellent way to engage in issues of social justice.

The Mind as a Gateway to Learning

Biology, cognitive load, mindfulness, stress, and anxiety all have an impact on learning. Find out what researchers are discovering about these connections.

What are They Singing about? Musicians sometimes Know the Past

Popular music often addresses the issues of today. Yet, some songs tell the story of past historical events that correspond to primary source documents from that time period.

Making Invisible History Visible

How can students get involved in finding "untold stories" about African American History? This session helps schools engage students in civic learning experiences that center around preserving African American history.

Beyond the Boundaries: Using Sports to Teach American History

By using primary source materials, Drs. Loosbrock and Crowther demonstrate how sports history can be used to teach larger themes in American history, such as gender, ethnicity, urbanization, and economics.

Teaching about Fred Korematsu and the Japanese American WWII Internment

Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu’s daughter, will share her father’s story about his fight against the WWII Japanese-American Internment through the video “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights” and Korematsu Institute curriculum.

Creating History Walks to Consider Social Justice

March with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., consider the needs of your students, and feature a variety of primary source materials as you differentiate content, the classroom process and student products.

You've Got Issues...You Just Didn't Know It!

Participants will learn how to "issue-ize" their existing instructional units in American history and world history by applying an issues-centered focus to increase student engagement and understanding.

Psychology: Gateway to the Mind and Behavior

Attendees will participate in hands-on, active learning demonstrations designed to address issues related to cognition, resilience, and critical thinking skills specifically geared for the introductory and AP psychology classroom.

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