Secondary Level-High School
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
Magna Carta has come to represent core political and legal values for the world. Session offers resources for teaching about Magna Carta as it celebrates its 800th anniversary in 2015.
Tiffany Middleton, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @middletiff; Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is 25! Learn why the U.S. is alone in failing to ratify it and how you can effectively teach about this topic.
Scott Hirschfeld, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, New York, NY, @TeachUNICEF
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
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 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
Diana Hess, Spencer Institute, Chicago, IL; Peter Levine, , ; Walter Parker, ,
The Boston Tea Party sparked the American Revolution. Join us as we use the C3 Framework to explore methodologies for teaching students about this historic event.
Sean Lawler, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston, MA
A team of educators in southwest Missouri developed a unit of instruction on News-Literacy, using the C-3 Framework, in an attempt to help their students understand the 2014 elections.
Steven Hinch, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO; Tim Pfeil, Greenwood Laboratory School, Springfield, MT
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