Secondary Level-High School
Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu‚Äôs daughter, will share her father‚Äôs story about his fight against the WWII Japanese-American Internment through the video ‚ÄúOf Civil Wrongs and Rights‚Äù and Korematsu Institute curriculum.
Karen Korematsu, Fred T. Korematsu Institute, San Francisco, CA; Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA
Engage ALL students in deliberation of controversial questions using CCSS literacy skills. Leave with inclusion strategies and materials that create a safe environment for this proven practice of civic education.
Lisa Willuweit, Community High School, West Chicago, IL; John Chisholm, Community High School, West Chicago, IL; Roberta Felfle, Community High School, West Chicago, IL; Mary Ellen Daneels, Community High School, West Chicago, IL
Most topics in American History contain human rights issues ‚Äì issues often reflected in contemporary events. Participants examine inquiry-based teaching strategies for helping students address these value-laden issues.
Thomas (Tim) Weinland, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
In recent months, members of Connecticut‚Äôs social studies community have intensified their public advocacy efforts with resounding success. Learn about their intriguing history, goals, strategies, challenges, and experiences.
David Bosso, Berlin High School, Berlin, CT, @DavidBosso; John Tully, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, @CT_Council; Steve Armstrong, Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford, CT; Carolyn Ivanoff, Shelton Intermediate School, Shelton, CT; Gene Stec, Madison Middle School, Trumbull, CT
This workshop will clarify confusion about what exactly a simulation is and provide you the tools you need to design and implement effective simulations in your social studies classroom.
Cory Wright-Maley, St. Mary's University College, Calgary, AB; Parag Joshi, Manchester High School, Manchester, CT; Sara Dziedzic, Woodstock Academy, Woodstock, CT
The study investigates the effects of Jigsaw on the achievement and interest of students in social studies and determines gender differences. Quasi-experimental study of a non-equivalent control group design used.
Joseph Onuoha, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu State, ; Njideka Eneogu, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka, Enugu,
Writing tests is hard work‚Ä¶so let us do it. We'll share our database of 5,000 sorted and sequenced US History questions and explain why they are so effective.
Joshua Gordon, Knewton, New York, NY
Learn how students can apply new knowledge and ideas in real world settings through the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's Hometown Heroes Service Learning Project. Detailed lessons and student projects highlighted.
Lindy Poling, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, DC; Sharon Deane, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, DC; Susan Tomlinson, Franklin Central High School, Indianapolis, IN; Andrew Demko, Rainier Jr/Sr High School, Rainier, OR
Pandemics, rising oceans, Middle East conflicts, and terrorism - learn to challenge your students'ability to think critically by employing diplomacy in these relevant scenarios. Lessons for classroom use provided.
Lois Graham, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, IL; Maegan Grogan, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, IL
Dole-McGovern. Casey-Lugar. Senate odd couples or bipartisan BFFs? Explore how students place policy issues about people with disabilities, hunger and security into global and bipartisan context and act on issues.
Ramiro Hermosillo, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Joe Segraves, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Chris Fellows, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Matt Apuzzo, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS