Secondary Level-High School
Through playing Timber students learn first hand about the tragedy of the commons, technological innovation, the need to create a social contract, incentives, and sustainable natural resource use.
This exploration of Civil Rights leaders beyond Dr. King enables critical evaluation of leadership and its challenges. Teachers will leave with a great multi-day, standards-based lesson and an all-inclusive DVD.
Learn to plant seeds of inquiry in World History! As entry points into the past, short texts reveal enough content to capture interest, jumpstart inquiry, and cultivate new learning pathways.
Participants will engage in a historical thinking activity that aligns to the shifts in Social Studies with emphasis to the evaluation of evidence and we will experience engaging best practices!
Are we teaching college level courses or helping students pass a rigorous vocabulary test? This session will provide new AP teachers with the tools to meet that balance.
This presentation will discuss a district created curriculum designed for the Common Core State Standards. Participants will learn to transform their classrooms to meet the demands of the Common Core.
Using children's books to teach various aspects, theories and topics in Psychology. All participants will receive a free lesson, project rubric and student samples.
Unpack Teaching Tolerance's Anti-bias Framework through videos and stories of kids in a global circus. Discover how circus kids who swing from the rafters enable prejudice reduction and collective action.
Participants will learn how to issue-ize their existing instructional units in American History and World History by applying an issues-centered focus to increase student engagement, understanding and responsibility.
During the Holocaust, Jews demonstrated various forms of resistance in an effort to save their lives and their culture. We will explore engaging new ways to teach students about resistance.