Secondary Level-High School
Learn the benefits of using Twitter to network. If you are new to Twitter or don't have an account - this session is for you! Come grow your PLN.
Allison Shaver, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA, @allisonshaver; Melissa Seideman, Haldane High School, Cold Spring, NY, @mseideman; Jennifer Schlicht, Bonner Springs High School, Bonner Springs, KS, @jenslish
The presenters will overview the novel work of Davidson College, the College Board and edX, which are collaborating to design blended learning modules for difficult concepts in three AP subjects.
Clark Ross, Davidson College, Davidson, NC; Sally Meek, Plano West Senior High School, Plano, TX
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.
Ryan Stough, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA; 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
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
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
Fearful of discussing controversial topics in your classroom? Structured Academic Controversy is a concise strategy that promotes democratic discussion around topics you might otherwise run from!
Katie Anderson, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Sara Brown , Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Angela Orr, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV