Secondary Level-High School
Explore methods to assess students'historical thinking. Using student work, participants will develop facility with the use of Quick Writes as a tool to measure student student's historical thinking skills.
Examine Civil Disobedience thru the lens of the 1989 Leipzig demonstrations. Explore the viability of Civil Disobedience in today's world. Complimentary curriculum materials. Study Tour Information.
This session gives participants an opportunity to analyze a case argued before but not yet decided by the Supreme Court this term. Supreme Court Summer Institute application information provided.
Examine ways you can use social media to engage students in historical thinking and inquiry. Learn to distinguish between forms and spaces, and leave with tools for your classroom.
Learn how to use Google Maps to awaken your local cemeteries. Celebrate your hometown heroes, hone your sense of empathy, and increase historical thinking skills through student centered technology.
Preparing for high-stakes tests is often a struggle for students and teachers. Learn engaging transdisciplinary strategies for review week using pop culture themes, like Harry Potter, for grouping and competition.
The presenters will outline a community wide project, recently featured in Teaching Tolerance, that uses recently discovered slave deeds as a way to foster social justice education in the classroom.
Abstract economic principles and theories are often difficult for students to understand. Using a school's vending machines, students learn the fundamental principles of planned economics at the micro level.
The 27 amendments are not the only constitutional guarantees for Americans' rights. In this session, James Madison Fellows will present lessons about the individual rights protected in Articles I-VII.
This session will discuss how to explore the theme of social responsibility through character education and the critical analysis of film. Handouts and resources will be provided to all participants.