Secondary Level-High School
The Pledge of Allegiance celebrates its 120th anniversary this year but â€œunder Godâ€ has only been included since 1954. Why has this brief phrase been the focus of such scrutiny?
Eric Groce, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; Tina Heafner, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
This fast-paced session will model the use of engaging media decoding strategies and free online materials to integrate critical thinking into teaching about sustainability at the high school level.
Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp, Ithaca, NY
Global citizenship is a key 21st century skill to succeed in our interdependent society. This session discusses nontraditional ways to promote global competencies through exchanges in/out of the classroom.
Tonya Muro Phillips, AFS Intercultural Programs USA, New York, NY
An inter-active exploration of Face to Faith, an innovative global education initiative that uses videoconferencing and online community to connect students ages 12-17 directly with their peers in 17 countries.
Charles Haynes, First Amendment Center, Washington, DC; Cory Davis, Lewis and Clark High School, Spokane, WA
Since the Great Recession, Anglo-Saxon capitalism has been challenged by statist Asian models. Using primary sources, participants will evaluate key indicators to judge which model serves its citizens better.
Omer Alptekin, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY
"Headwaters to Oceans," the newest installment of the video-based professional development series, "Geography: Teaching with the Stars," features best practices in social studies, enhancing both pedagogy and content.
Richard Boehm, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX; Carmen Brysch, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX; Cheryl Frazier, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX
All teachers or scholars interested in or holding National Board Certification in social studies are invited to this meeting. We will discuss several topics including using the NCSS Connected website.
Michael Yell, Hudson Middle School, Hudson, WI; Peggy Jackson, Moriarty High School, Moriarty, NM
Join us as we unveil a highly interactive online mini-course from the Federal Reserve designed to build students' financial literacy and help them make an informed decision about post-secondary education.
Nicholas Haltom, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond, VA; Jody Hoff, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
This session presents ready-to-go lessons that engage and challenge students in collaborative activities and encourage civic participation. Through active learning, students gain the skills needed for 21st century's challenges.
Greg Timmons, Missoula, MT
Discover how C-SPAN Classroom's free primary source materials on Congress, Campaign 2012, and public affairs enhance social studies curriculums and cultivate students' literacy, technology and research skills.
Joanne Wheeler, C-SPAN, Washington, DC; Pamela McGorry, C-SPAN, Washington, DC; Josh Koning, C-SPAN, Washington, DC