Secondary Level-High School
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
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
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
Bring WWI alive in your classroom! This session will share interactive activities related to the start of the war. Free primary source activities and educational film resources will be distributed.
Lisa Pennington, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; Amanda Williams, The MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA
Aligned with C3 framework? Let Teachers of Psychology Secondary Schools (TOPSS) and the American Psychological Association (APA) enhance student inquiry, literacy in social science. Includes demonstrations, digital tools, formative assessments.
Maria Vita, APA TOPSS, Washington DC, DC, @mariavita1; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Assessment Specialist, Lincoln, NE, @rmcenta
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
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