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Using Visual Aids to Illustrate Key Concepts in Geography

Teachers will learn how to implement an interactive notebook, and use videos, audio clips, maps, and other graphic organizers to help illustrate and teach themes in geography.

Who was Thomas Jefferson?

The author will discuss reasons and research for writing Thomas Jefferson: Inquiry History for Daring Delvers. The volume follows presentations made relating to the historical fiction The Others at Monticello.

NYC Global Education Coalition: Non-Profits Building Globally Competent Students

This session will provide participants with resources and strategies to build global competency shared by non-profits in the NYC Global Education Coalition.

Civil War Curriculum Workshop

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.

Civil War Curriculum Workshop

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.

Travel Around the World without Leaving the Classroom

Awaken your student’s curiosity by bringing the world into their classroom and expanding their knowledge of world history, geography, and cultures as well as their skills in critical thinking, writing, research, and analysis through the use of various strategies. A CD with lesson plans and teaching materials tied to various K-12 history, geography, and language arts standards will be provided.

Others’ Lives: Using Current Non-Fiction Resources to Advance Global Understanding

Enrich your students’ views and understanding of historical events, cultural diversity, and global issues through the use of web-based strategies that utilize current non-fiction resources (e.g., memoirs, newspaper articles, etc.) to improve reading comprehension, content knowledge, and interdisciplinary writing skills.

Economics Meets Blended Learning

Flipping classrooms? Economics lessons and resources are now available for teachers and students in a rich blended learning environment. Assign lectures and videos as homework and use class time to achieve economics learning.

Cold War Villains and Heroes: Primary Sources and Questioning Strategies

Explore heroes and villains through the analysis of primary source documents from history's greatest "villain" Fidel Castro and unsung young heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War.

Crafting LGBT-Inclusive Lessons

How do you construct a curriculum that includes positive representations of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people, history and events? This session will provide guidance on content development as well as examples of available resources and instructional strategies.

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