Secondary Level-High School
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
This presentation reformulates a curriculum unit on the Haitian Revolution, combining civic engagement with historical thinking skills. Participants will examine power relations within the classroom, and the historical moment studied.
Tadashi Dozono, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Many believe that we live in a post-racial world. This project uses voices of minority students to explore their lived experiences in your school.
Motti Pikelny, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, @mottipikelny; Christopher Esposito, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL
This poster session will allow participants to learn fun ways to incorporate QR Codes (Quick Response) into the social studies classroom through disciplinary literacy.
Dr. Lisa H. Matherson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @LHMatherson; Dr. Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @Ekwilson_bama; Dr. Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @vwrightbama; Dr. Tracy Windle, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
This session promotes effective strategies for utilizing international films to teach WWII. Strategies for using film for inquiry and recognizing global perspectives within the context of WWII will be discussed.
Alan Marcus, University of Connecitcut, Storrs, CT; Jeremy Stoddard, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Using the Freedom Schools curriculum of 1964, this interactive presentation is designed to help educators teach about issues related to civil rights and citizenship at the national and global level.
Jason Harshman, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, @tchlrnchnge; Jonathan Duffy, Gahanna Lincoln High School, Gahanna, OH; Caleb Martin, Ft. Hayes High School, Columbus, OH
The project-based approach to teaching human geography will provide new and veteran educators with hands-on instructional strategies to enhance their teaching of AP Human Geography.
John Roncone, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL; Nathan Newhalfen, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL
Discussing issues like marijuana legalization, capital punishment, and physician-assisted suicide in the classroom can be a valuable and enriching 21st century experience for students, promoting communication, civic learning and engagement.
Craig Divis, Bellow Falls Union High School, Bellows Falls, VT