Secondary Level-High School
"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"
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"
"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"
"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"
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"
"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"
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"