Secondary Level-High School
Given the interconnectedness of the world, students must confront current global issues. Students should learn strategies to affect change and create sustainable solutions to problems involving economics, population, environment, etc.
This presentation provides strategies for using a critical approach to geography education to enhance students’ global mindedness while engaging teachers in reflection on how they think about the world.
This session sponsored by the NCSS Academic Freedom Community will offer a discussion of Jack Nelson’s contributions to social studies education and present a lifetime achievement award.
In this interactive workshop, participants will explore strategies to empower students to identify and speak out on issues they care about as a first step toward creating sustainable policy change.
The Gilder Lehrman Teaching Literacy through History program demonstrates how to integrate primary sources and Common Core literacy skills using research-based pedagogy and seminal American history documents.
This presentation focuses on strategies for teaching the Pacific Theater of WWII with ready-to-go primary source materials that culminate in student-designed memorials. All attendees will receive a curriculum guide.
Discover a research based and practical framework using moral dilemmas from historical and contemporary individuals to engage and amplify student’s reasoning skills in large class discussions. All grade levels.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston houses one of the finest collections of American art. Learn how you can use the museum as a resource while meeting Common Core standards.
Using works of art from the 1913 Armory Show and primary sources covering concurrent social movements, participants will learn strategies to address the instructional shifts demanded by the CCSS.
Experience classroom activities utilizing music and movie excerpts that help explain and interpret historical events in diverse ways for diverse learners. Packets of 100+ ideas provide resources for immediate use.