Secondary Level-High School
Pressed for time when teaching monetary and fiscal policy? Examine and review two free standards-based online courses your students can do inside or outside the classroom with pre-tests and post-tests.
Love that image? Not sure how to use it? Need something to make a text-heavy lesson POP? This presentation demonstrates and provides materials for incorporating visual literacy in your classroom.
Using the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's resources, this workshop incorporates historical literacy, inquiry, and discussion models to examine pressures and motivations that impacted social responsibility during the Holocaust.
Ai Wei Wei is both artist and activist. How has he impacted understandings of human rights? We'll discuss how to incorporate exhibits, documentaries, and tweets in the classroom.
Spoken word poetry creates an outlet for students to address controversial issues in an engaging way. Attendees will gain knowledge of how to incorporate this pedagogical practice into their classroom.
What does it look like when classrooms are transformed into living democracies? Learn about the Legislative Semester, an instructional model that trains students to be future leaders of the world.
How can writing experiences facilitate student mastery of standards? Get the answer and more in this workshop on writing in the history classroom. High-impact feedback strategies will be highlighted.
Use economics, civics, and historical concepts while inspiring informed action for a better tomorrow. We demonstrate using the C3 Framework to investigate the largest municipal bankruptcy in American history.
Climate change affects everyone, everywhere. But not equally. This session introduces participants to a mixer activity that helps students encounter the diverse impact of climate change throughout the world.
Elections present an opportunity to learn about issues and candidates, participate in caucuses and debates, and exercise social responsibility and VOTE. Learn tactics to teach elections and increase voter education.