Secondary Level-High School
Join #MyParty16, a national election project next fall where students create their own political parties and compete against schools across the country. Use Project-Based-Learning to energize students around political issues.
Participants will consider issues related to social responsibility and the fields of law and psychology: Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Innocent by Reason of Insanity and Eyewitness Testimony.
Learn how to integrate key elements of collaborative learning: empathy, communication, skill-building, and problem-solving through the use of three units of study designed specifically for World History.
This presentation will provide high school social studies teachers a lesson about using the Circle of Knowledge strategy to incorporate disciplinary literacy into their social studies lessons.
Engage your students in World War II and expand their historical thinking skills with artifact and media based activities! Participants will receive primary sources and strategies to enhance their World War II units.
Two 20-year-veteran AP teachers (U.S. History and English language & composition) discuss how they worked with a shared cohort of students to adapt to the new AP U.S. History framework.
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.
Trying to enhance your teaching about the Middle East within your curriculum? Here's some assistance in finding reputable resources: lesson plans, films, background information, visuals, documents, class handouts, music.
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.
An exploration of embedded assessments from teacher-developed historical thinking lesson plans. Our discussion will focus on assessment development and classroom uses of assessment data.