Secondary Level-High School
"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"
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"
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"
"Students come broken emotionally, economically and physically. As educators, we are responsible to teach each child. Learn tools and strategies to teach students behaviors that promote excellence in every classroom."
"Joyce Laing, CP3 International, LLC, Smithtown, NY"
"Simulation teaches Electoral College by allowing students to create a candidate, choose stances on important issues, and deal with various issues as the pop up. Middle and High School audience."
"Christopher Moore, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA"
This session will provide teachers with an introduction to the interdisciplinary and multimedia materials available in Echoes and Reflections and equip them with strategies for teaching about the Holocaust.
"Sarah Cushman, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Worcester, MA"
"Do you love teaching merchantilism? If not, this workshop is for you! Engage your students in this topic through symbolic analysis, primary sources, simulation, and connections to current U.S. policy."
"Sherilyn Narker, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA"
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"
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"
This interactive session will explore the role of student voice and active citizenship in schools by highlighting a variety of ways to engage both students and faculty in democratic processes.
"Dr. Marc Brasof, National Consitution Center and Arcadia University, Philadelphia, PA, @brasof; Kathleen Maher, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA"