Secondary Level-High School
This session demonstrates how the online course Common Sense Economics for Life at Florida State's Stavros Center is customized for teaching common sense economics, standard economics, and personal finance courses.
This presentation offers teachers an innovative framework, as well as resources, and tools to draw on music as a universal and relevant cultural artifact for social studies classrooms.
Human trafficking is a global and domestic issue. This research based presentation examines the effectiveness of curriculum designed to inform high school students of the issue of modern day slavery.
Change in inquiry-based learning is a reflection of changing civic ideals in society. An analysis of types of inquiry in social studies reveals what has historically been deemed official knowledge.
How AP Government, AP Macroeconomics teachers, and a Congressman facilitate student analysis of controversial issues and impact of the ballooning federal debt by participating in a federal budget simulation.
An NCSS perennial returns! Two NCSS past presidents and former high school administrators conduct a reality show: they ask audience volunteers to answer questions they actually used to hire teachers.
Students benefit from explicit instruction of literacy and content strategies while comparing and contrasting Estonia's Singing Revolution to connecting events starting in Ferguson, MO in a primary source rich lesson.
Case studies from Ghana, Algeria, Kenya and the DRC explore the contested nature of colonization and decolonization. Participants also examine how cultural perspective can impact historical inquiry. Choices curriculum provided.
The Vietnam War remains a central reference point for U.S. decision makers. Explore ten lessons in the Choices Vietnam curriculum (provided) while also evaluating and analyzing lessons learned.
Experience a curriculum (provided) that explores multiple perspectives on the causes, consequences and responsibilities of climate change, and ultimately asks students to develop their own policy on this global dilemma.