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.
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
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.
Stephanie Lee Rizas, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Bethesda, MD, 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
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.
Mia Nagawiecki, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY, US
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.
Suzi Fonda, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, US
Discover archival documents and stories to represent the humanity of the enslaved, challenge your students’ thinking, and maintain sensitivity to racial dynamics in the classroom. Approaches tested for grades K-12.
Lisa Gilbert, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis, MO, US