Secondary Level-High School
Why did some care while others remained indifferent? Participants will explore this central focus by analyzing and evaluating primary sources to synthesize the dilemma that confronted so many.
Barbara Bernard, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Old Westbury, Oneonta, Old Westbury, NY; Vincent Marmorale, New York State Council for the Social Studies, New York, NY
The award-winning Digital Public Library of America contains millions of open-access items from American history. This session explores ways to engage students with DPLA content through C3 skill-building activities.
Dan Cohen, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @dancohen; Franky Abbott, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @franky_abbott
An American Government teacher and a literacy specialist share their collaborative work to enhance reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills for students with a range of emotional and learning disabilities.
Michelle Stone, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Maureen Rubenstein, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
This ready-to-teach student-centered activity investigates how slavery caused the Civil War, including economically, politically, and morally, through students role-playing historical figures in a congressional hearing.
William Busbin, Auburn High School, Auburn, AL, @BusbinsClassAHS
Your students know more than you. Don't fight it. Embrace it. Learn how to use existing technology like Google apps, Schoology, and a flip-class model enhancing creativity and critical thinking.
Chris Brady, District 127 Grayslake Central High School, Grayslake, IL, @cbradesteach; Jim Plaza, District 127 Grayslake Central High School, Grayslake, IL, @mrplaza22
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
Learn how to plan, prepare and facilitate an interactive learning experience about five of the world's religions for high school students.
Eric Vichnick, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL; Morgan O'Connor, Lakes Community High School, Lake Villa, IL
Join Street Law, Inc. to explore new student activities that integrate current, controversial public issues with U.S Government content in order to boost students‚Äô abilities to participate in our democracy.
Lena Morreale Scott, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Megan Hanson, Street Law, Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Laurel Singleton, Broomfield, CO
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