Secondary Level-High School
"How can we teach rigorous scholarship, critical thinking, core knowledge, Common Core literacy, C3 dimensions, and life-long learning to ALL students? Come see and get a CD with the materials. "
"Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY"
The Library of Congress impacts two educational institutions by awarding Teaching with Primary Sources grants. See how the use of primary sources can change classroom instruction and foster student learning.
"Rachel Hernandez-Eckert, Education Service Center Region 13, Austin, TX, @rachelh002; Tina Melcher, Round Rock Independent School District, Round Rock, TX"
"The Nazis imposed Jewish governments in the ghettoes. There were good people who resisted, and others who sought their own gain. Another piece of the complex truth of the Holocaust."
"Tom Glaser, Mater Academy Charter High School, Hialeah Gardens, FL; Jason O'Connor, North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, FL"
"Looking to engage students in learning, integrate core standards and improve test scores? Through the use of blogs and """"out of the box"""" creative assessments - this is a reality!"
"Ruth Burson, Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA"
The Common Core doesn't have to be frightening! Work with real NYC classroom teachers on easy methods to modify your teaching and materials to be more aligned with the CCSS!
"Matthew Foglino, ATT/UFT, Wings Academy High School, Bronx, NJ; Michael Freydin, ATSS/UFT, Halsey JHS 157, Queens, NY"
This session will explain five powerful shifts in teacher thinking and practice that can help reduce school push-out and divert students from the school-to-prison pipeline.
"June Christian, Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, @JuneC_TT; Sara Wicht, Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, @SaraW_TT; Emily Chiariello, Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL, @EmilyC_TT"
World War I and emerging nation states in the wake of Ottoman demise provide an understanding of the Middle East today. Investigate lessons that provide multiple perspectives of national narratives.
"Melinda McClimans, The Middle East Studies Center at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Joan Brodsky Schur, City and Country School, NYC, New York City, NY"
Come learn about inquiry-based instruction in the social studies and how to design assessments that incorporate the critical thinking skills students need to be successful today.
"Sarah Kaka, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, @kakateach"
"Avoid the march of Presidents! These ready-to-go, evidence-driven and literacy-rich materials for teaching history (Nixon to Obama) frame inquiry around the rise of conservatism, polarization, and trust in government. "
"Amy Bloom, Oakland Schools, MI; Alec Synder, Royal Oak High School, Royal Oak, MI; Alycia Chase, West Bloomfield High School, West Bloomfield, MI; Kenneth Cameron, Bloomfield Hills High School, Bloomfield Hills, MI"
"Learn and practice research-based, Common Core and C3-aligned democratic pedagogies. These classroom techniques will facilitate student-driven discussions, dramatically enhance student engagement, and strengthen 21st Century skills."
"Gillian Pressman, Generation Citizen, Boston, MA, @gencitizen; Alison Cohen, University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco, CA"