Secondary Level-High School
Teachers will utilize Costa's Third Level of Thinking and Questioning by analyzing the influence of popular culture and propaganda in mobilizing for the war effort during World War II.
Kyle Wylie, South High School/Kern High School District, Bakersfield, CA
Have you considered using portraiture to teach the C3 Framework? The National Portrait Gallery and Center for Inspired Teaching will introduce ways to integrate the Inquiry Arc into your teaching.
Briana White, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Cosby Hunt, Center for Inspired Teaching, Washington, DC
TOP's Lesson on the Cold War Era: focus questions, chronology, mental mapping, content and literacy standards, and engaging instructional strategies and skills. Plus - Complimentary materials! Study tours to Germany!
Constance Manter, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC; Jacqueline Littlefield, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC; Wood Powell, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC
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
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
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
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