Secondary Level-High School
This session will offer practical suggestions to candidates at any level who are trying to gain or renew certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Alvin Peters, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, US
The use of Design Thinking strategies allows for students to critically engage in the curriculum through experiencing new ways of engagement. Sample units, projects, and assessments will be available
Claire Yates, Michigan State Univeristy, East Lansing, MI, US
Presenters will address the findings of a research project in which preservice teachers discussed the utility and challenges of inquiry instruction and participated in an online historical inquiry module.
Jessica Kilday, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, US; Anthony Pellegrino, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, US
This presentation for K-12 educators and college professionals includes information about successful implementation of this training and teaching model to increase Civil Rights Education using college students as mentors.
Michelle Higgins, Walla Walla Public Schools, Walla Walla, WA, US; Noah Leavitt, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, US; Sophie Schoub, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, US
Put your 1980s pop culture knowledge to good use with the help of free resources from National Geographic, and lead students' inquiry into the history of this U.S. time period.
Samantha Zuhlke , National Geographic Education, Washington, DC, US
Auschwitz-Birkenau has become synonymous with the atrocities of the Holocaust. Yet as the symbol of victimhood, it has become the center of contested memory between Jews and Poles.
Tom W. Glaser, Mater Academy Charter High School, Hialeah Gardens, FL, US; Jason O'Connor, North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, FL, US
Your students probably know about the First Amendment, but what do they really know about the Constitution? Discover some ways to introduce your students to this invaluable document.
Karen Washington, Watertown High School, Watertown, MA, US
Fearful of social media taking over your classroom? Want to maintain your positive classroom environment while utilizing innovative technology? Come learn how to successfully use social media in your classroom
Lindsay Rustan , Chamberlain High School, Tampa, FL, US; Alex Sarsfield , Alonso High School, Tampa, FL, US
Sophisticated understanding of economics and financial markets has become a life skill. Today’s students need to make smart financial decisions into retirement. Economics education really is a matter of survival.
Jean Franklin, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US
Sport has become an effective political tool for peace and nation building. As the popularity of sport continues to grow, it serves as a common denominator between different cultures.
Todd Reichlmayr, SUNY College at Brockport, Brockport, NY, US