Secondary Level-High School
This session focuses on the collaborative relationship between the mainstream history teacher and the special education teacher. We will offer strategies on how to incorporate modified instruction.
Paul Mazzuca, Ryan Hutchins, Patrick Block, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Study the Trust’s Civil War Curriculum. This free resource provides 9 standards-based goals covering the war from disunion to reconstruction; complete with lessons, materials, and assessment. Then work with colleagues to create your own.
Nicole Osier, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC
This online and face-to-face education program utilizes the best of tech-ed and constructivist learning methods to transform classrooms into countries and students into citizens. Students don't just learn about law, government, and economics, they get to participate in their own mini-versions of them.
Brenda Ball, Crofton House School, Vancouver, BC
War is much more complicated than a video game. Give your students the skills to grapple with global issues and explore humanitarian responses to conflict. Free, standards-aligned, ready-to-use resources provided.
Alicia Guajardo, James Lane, American Red Cross, Washington, DC; Joanne Dufour, Antioch University, Seattle, WA
The investigation of Chief Standing Bear’s journey and the plight of the Poncas comes alive with engaging participant experiences using media, digital technology and historical habits of mind.
Cindy Renner, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Larry Wright, Lincoln, NE
Classroom ready materials teach U.S. and world history as uncertain problems based on primary & secondary sources: images, words, music, numbers riddled with bias, confusion, controversy to motivate youthful detectives.
Jack Zevin, David Gerwin, Queens College/CUNY, New York, NY
Aligning with Common Core, The DBQ Project sharpens students’ critical thinking, reading and evidence-base writing. The Project’s method allows all students, grades 4-12, to excel in the sophisticated DBQ experience.
Mollie Hackett, Beth Montgomery, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL
The Arctic is receiving increased attention as a result of climate change, natural resource exploitation, and sovereignty issues. If there is a “bright side” to these issues, it is that Arctic indigenous peoples have a greater involvement and more influential voice in international affairs than ever before. --> read more »
Nadine Fabbi, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Amy Sotherden, Center of the Study of Canada/Institute on Québec Studies, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY; Betsy Arntzen, Canadian-American Center, University of Maine, Orono, ME; Tina Storer, Center for Canadian-American Studies, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Join National Geographic staff for an exhilarating round of demonstrations of cool, classroom-ready activities. --> read more »
Brenda Barr, National Geographic, Washington, DC; Kim Hulse, National Geographic, Washington, DC
Dive in to the rich history of the Pacific Northwest. Start the morning with an overview presentation during breakfast, then strap on your walking shoes to take in the sights of downtown Seattle on a guided walking tour. --> read more »
Tara McCauley, Julia Swan, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA