Secondary Level-High School
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
Discover how Library of Congress primary source analysis techniques align with the Common Core and C3. Learn about the 1863 National Banking Act. Leave with free classroom-ready resources.
Elise Langan, Middle Georgia State College (USG), Macon, GA; Amy Hennessy , Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Macroeconomics is a fundamental knowledge necessary for informed citizenship. We will show you how to better teach macroeconomics to better engage students while using 21st century technologies.
Nicholas Anello, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL; David Kush, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL; Carl Coates, Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL
This interactive workshop will equip participants with strategies to help students identify their own political ideology, learn about candidates running for office and become active participants in the electoral process.
Meghan Goldenstein, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL; Jill Bass, Mikva Challenge, Chicago, IL
When the Red Sox won the World Series last year, how did that affect Boston‚Äôs economy? Learn how making economics ‚Äúlocal‚Äù can bring the subject to life for your students.
Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL; Amy Hennessy, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Using primary sources, explore Turkey‚Äôs evolution from Ottoman Empire to geopolitical and economic regional powerhouse. Turkey‚Äôs growing importance to U.S. interests in the region is also explored. Choices curriculum provided.
Mimi Stephens, The Choices Program - Brown University, Providence, RI
History and science curricula fail to incorporate contexts elemental to understanding the nature and history of science. This session challenges teachers to reveal the complexity of science in history.
Anthony Pellegrino, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; Erin Peters-Burton, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; Linda Mann, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA