Secondary Level-High School
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.
Ed Crowther, Adams State University, Adams State University, CO, US; Rich Loosbrock, Adams State University/NCAA, Alamosa, CO, US
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.
Ronald Evans, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, US; William Fernekes, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, US; Arlene Gardner, New Jersey Center for Civic Education, Piscataway, NJ, US; Gregg Jorgensen, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, US; Kim Koeppen, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, US; Mark Previte, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, US
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.
Steve Beasley, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX, US; Sherry Owens, s3strategies, Lubbock, TX, US
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.
Jason R. Harshman, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US
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.
Robyn Fardy, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Greg Maloney, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US
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.
Charlie Blair-Broeker, Cedar Falls High School, Cedar Falls, IA, US; Randal Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, US
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.
Jill Bass, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL, US; Meghan Goldenstein, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL, US
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.
Robert Dahlgren, State University of New York at Fredonia, Fredonia, NY, US; Nancy Patterson, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, US
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.
Tim Bailey, The GIlder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York, NY, US
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.
Jordan DeLay, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Carolyn Flores, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Elaine Marinakos, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US