Secondary Level-High School
Experience four collaborative units: The 1920's and ""The Great Gatsby; "" The Holocaust and Elie Weisel's ""Night; "" The Great Depression and Library of Congress Primary Sources; Reading and Interpreting Ballot Propositions.
Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Suzanne Vogt, Trevor Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ; Monique Mogro, Metro Tech High School, Phoenix, AZ; Katherine Hansen, Trevor G. Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ
Teachers will study Reconstruction narratives from Mississippi history textbooks (1887-1976) to teach their students how content in history textbooks can influence attitudes and actions in the larger society.
Kenneth Anthony, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
Get students excited about geography! Teach students about environmental issues from a global and local perspective. Receive materials, lesson plans, and an art assessment that builds skills and content knowledge.
Eran DeSilva, Notre Dame High School, San Jose, CA
An AP Government and AP Macroeconomics teacher illustrate instructional strategies to facilitate student analysis of the controversial issues regarding the federal debt by participating in a federal budget simulation.
Michelle Stone, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL; Sandra Wright, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Learn how to utilize The National WWII Museum's unique collection of digitized images, oral histories and high school yearbooks in your classroom for inquiry based research projects and lessons.
Nathan Huegen, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiimuseum; Kenneth Hoffman, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiieducation
Utilize IHMC CmapTools, free internet software, to engage students in weaving women, men, and their contributions together to create more accurate historical knowledge bases as well as personalized study materials.
Erica Southworth, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Looking for excellent resources? Strapped for time? The Civics Renewal Network, an alliance of 26 organizations, makes it easy to find no-cost civics education materials at one website.
John Hale, Center for Civic Education, Calabasas, CA, @CivicEducation; Julie Silverbrook, The Constitutional Sources Project, Washington, D.C., DC, @ConSource; Lee Ann Potter, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., DC, @LibraryCongress; Kerry Sautner, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA, @ConstitutionCtr; Ellen Iwamoto, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Philadelphia, PA, @APPCPenn
Breathe life into the courts while reviewing some of the judicial branch's landmark cases. Using simple instruction, planning, and technology students reenact the cases that have shaped our country.
Dylan Hultman, Warrensburg R-VI School District, Warrensburg, MO, @Dylanhultman; Matthew Bax, Warrensburg R-VI School District, Warrensburg, MO
Using various inquiry methods, participants are faced with a moral dilemma: what do you do with the wounded prisoner? Participants receive free materials.
Jeffrey Byford, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN; Sean Lennon, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
Need resources promoting active student involvement? Need to re-energize yourself and classroom while better preparing students with skills needed for effective citizenship. This is for you! Use immediately! EXTENSIVE resources!
Susan Santoli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, @spsantoli; Paige Vitulli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL