Secondary Level-High School
Who was the first Asian elected to Congress? Why is this important? Film and discussion about the life of Dalip Singh Saund and his journey while living the American dream.
This session will discuss how to explore the theme of social responsibility through character education and the critical analysis of film. Handouts and resources will be provided to all participants.
What should U.S policy be regarding Human Rights? Let your students decide by analyzing primary sources, evaluating multiple perspectives, and reviewing cases to develop their own view. Choices curriculum provided.
AP Microeconomics students learn from experiential learning. Bake sales for charity and a SharkTank with business owners connect students and the community. Principles include: S&D, incentives, costs, firm behavior, entrepreneurship.
The 27 amendments are not the only constitutional guarantees for Americans' rights. In this session, James Madison Fellows will present lessons about the individual rights protected in Articles I-VII.
The Vietnam War remains a central reference point for U.S. decision makers. Explore ten lessons in the Choices Vietnam curriculum (provided) while also evaluating and analyzing lessons learned.
Students benefit from explicit instruction of literacy and content strategies while comparing and contrasting Estonia's Singing Revolution to connecting events starting in Ferguson, MO in a primary source rich lesson.
How do we change the system to ensure ALL students engage in high quality civic learning? The California Democracy School Initiative provides an innovative, strategic approach to achieve this goal.
An NCSS perennial returns! Two NCSS past presidents and former high school administrators conduct a reality show: they ask audience volunteers to answer questions they actually used to hire teachers.
Learn how students investigated memorials as a form of public history and a window into how people of the past commemorated war.