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Secondary Level-High School

Celebrating Human Rights through the Heart of Athletes and Sports

Provide interesting lessons by modeling strategies, collaborative activities, and discussions of historical events that paralleled or were brought to light by events in sports or by athletes.

The Power of Collaboration in World History

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.

Exploring WWII: ArtiFACTS and Participants

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.

Teaching Historical Writing/Reading Skills in the Collaborative US History Classroom

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.

Here!You're Louis XVI!:Simulations and Props to Engage Learners

Using momentary, short-term and unit-long simulations is an approach to teaching not something in a box! Props demand student attention! Expand ways to create a lively and thinking classroom environment!

Lesson Hooks: Make Your Class the Catch of the Day!

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.

Sketch Apps and e-Museums: Using Technology in History Education

Participants will learn how secondary students are utilizing sketch apps and e-museums to enhance and present historical research. Educators will receive a digital template to create e-museums with their students.

Sustaining a Democratic Society

President Jefferson will present his views on how to sustain a democratic society. His ideas regarding education, religious freedom , and open and free debate have implications for governing today.

Teaching More Sociology: Infusing Concepts and Strategies throughout High School

The interactive session engages participants in a series of student-centered, developmentally-appropriate, classroom-tested strategies for infusing any secondary social studies course with dynamic sociology concepts and research methods.

Maps and Apps for Glocally Responsible Consumerism and Citizenship

Can mobile technology help us be more socially responsible consumers and global citizens? We explore how citizenship, capitalism, and geography intersect to teach about socially and ethically responsible consumerism. BYOD.


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