Secondary Level-High School
Using Twitter and Blogger (or any blogging service) to explore American life.
Max Monegan, Biomed Science Academy, Rootstown, OH, @MrMaxMonegan
Learn how California Democracy Schools are institutionalizing civic learning to provide ALL students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to become informed, actively engaged citizens in the 21st century.
Michelle Herczog , Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA
The U.S.A. is seeking assistance towards global peace. Through a classroom-tested webquest, you will examine the history, cultures, resources, and governments involved in the Arab/Israeli conflict. Let's get to work!
Timothy Jones, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Analyzing documents is not just for AP courses. Using online document-analysis tools students practice reading and interpreting key passages to answer case study questions in content-centered activities.
Molly Farrow, SAS Institute, Cary, NC
In response to the Common Core movement, learn about a new social studies curriculum for middle and high school students that teaches self-reflection, service, empathy, voice, and happiness.
William Meyer, Bronxville High School, Bronxville, NY, @billpmeyer
Learn how to conduct and implement oral history interviews as they relate to the themes of motivation, developmental and social psychology.
Ruth Burson, Notre Dame High School San Jose, CA, San Jose, CA
Searching for free teaching resources? Discover how C-SPAN Classroom‚Äôs resources support social studies curriculum and engage students through inquiry, research and evaluating primary source materials to promote informed active citizenship.
Pamela McGorry, C-SPAN Television Networks, Washington, DC, @cspan_classroom; Josh Koning , C-SPAN Television Networks, Washington, DC, @cspan_classroom
Dr. Balaji will explain some best practices to help teachers in middle and high school to help make Hinduism more comprehensible to their students.
Murali Balaji, Hindu American Foundation, Washington, DC
The psychology classroom is a perfect environment to use 21st century response technologies like ""online response systems."" Participants will discuss examples of applications of these systems in psychology classrooms.
Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, @rmcenta; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
Contemporary art can be a powerful and enjoyable tool for teaching civics and comparative government. Resources for understanding global human rights issues provided.
Barbara Cruz, University of South Florida, TAMPA, FL; Robert Bailey, University of South Florida, TAMPA, FL