Secondary Level-High School
Grab students' attention with interesting, curious, or atypical resources and activities. Hooks require little preparation and are effective, engaging tools to frame thinking and focus on the concept at hand.
Session focuses on the collaborative relationship between the mainstream history teacher and the special education teacher. This session will offer strategies to teach historical writing skills in the collaborative classroom.
Two 20-year-veteran AP teachers (US History and English Language & Composition) discuss how they worked with a shared cohort of students to adapt to the new AP US framework.
Engage your students in WWII and expand their historical thinking skills with artifact and media based activities! Participants will receive primary sources and strategies to enhance their WWII units.
Learn how to integrate key elements of collaborative learning: empathy, communication, skill-building and problem-solving through the use of 3 units of study designed specifically for World History.
This presentation will examine attacks on the First Amendment-- one of the most important human rights in schools-- and offer educators strategies for resisting censorship and protecting controversial expression.
Learn how you can foster resiliency in the classroom by promoting a growth mind-set that encourages students to take risks and develop grit while fueling a passion for learning.
The role of humor in teaching and learning has long been overlooked. Recent brain research, however, supports the theory that memory and creativity are best activated when surrounded by humor.
This session includes hands-on, activities and demonstrations that promote social responsibility, critical thinking, and civic action in the psychology classroom. All attendees will participate, and all materials will be shared.
The Lessons Of Vietnam are still being learned as we approach 50 years since our involvement in South East Asia. A detailed look at Why we became involved..