Secondary Level-High School
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
Gain hands-on skills for teaching geography education within the C3 Framework! Three interactive activities are demonstrated that show how geography education facilitates critical career skills through student-centered and authentic-learning experiences.
Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; Robert Bailey, Jefferson HS, tampa, FL; Jennifer Orjuela, Jefferson HS, Tampa, FL; Lindsay Rustan, Jefferson HS, Tampa, FL
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; Stacy Drum, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Temoca Dixon, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV
Participate in a cooperative learning lesson involving analysis of primary and secondary sources surrounding famous Olmstead v. United States Supreme Court case and more recent 4th Amendment - search/spying cases.
Janet Emond, Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, IL; Kelly Pecak, Maine West High School, IL