Secondary Level-High School
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
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
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
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
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
Explore online-resources that employ works of art to develop students‚Äô ability to reason critically and collaboratively. Discuss how inquiry-based discussions of art support the comparison and contextualization of historical movements.
Sarah O'Leary, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
This proposal provides a comparative framework that addresses how the globalization and global citizens are imagined in high school history curriculum in the United States and Germany.
Wenjuan Sang, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN
One World Education offers three-week persuasive and argumentative writing units for middle and high school students to research and write about cultural and global issues in the Social Studies classroom.
Eric Goldstein, One World Education, Washington, DC, @ericfgoldstein AND @OneWorldEdu
Underrepresented in textbooks, African Americans struggle for citizenship has been illustrated and painted by artists.The works of artists will examine their courage and participation historically.
Robert Stevens, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX