Secondary Level-High School
Dr. Terrence Roberts presents “The Road to Little Rock Interactive Curriculum” featuring primary source documents and Common Core lesson plans addressing civil rights, social justice, and character education.
Terrence Roberts, Little Rock Nine, Los Angeles, CA, US: Carl Oberholtzer, Detroit Lakes, MN US; Art Phillips, Video Arts Studios, Fargo, ND, US
A differentiated discussion that utilizes values-in-conflict to enable, promote, and encourage student analysis and empathy while discussing public policy issues.
Brennan Lazzaretto, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US; Kathleen Meeks, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US
Top's Lesson from Germany in Focus-Instructional Strategies highlights: content and literacy standards, focus questions, primary sources, collaborative learning, and engaging student resources! Plus.. complimentary curriculum materials! Study tour applications!
Jackie Littlefield, Transatlantic Outreach Program, Washington, DC, US; Wood Powell, , Washington, DC, US
Participants will engage in interdisciplinary, classroom-tested activities that examine the consumption of violence in Ancient Rome, the NFL, and The Hunger Games, thus complicating sports-based American identities and civic pride.
Kate Pole, University High School, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US; Amy Reiman, University High School, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, US
Take a tour of feminism, history, and beauty culture with two educators with backgrounds in history, literature, fashion, and cosmetology. Mascara and modernity, girdles and freedom, the bob, and more!
Aimee Hendrix, Eastside Memorial High School, Austin Independent School District; Austin Community College, Austin, TX, US; Nichole Mikko Causby, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, US
Teachers from the 2013 NCTA Peace Studies Japan Study Tour discuss strategies for enabling middle and high school students to examine issues from various perspectives.
Anne Prescott, Five College Center for East Asian Studies, Northampton, MA, US
Incorporate fun in your psych class by using engaging activities to enhance your students’ comprehension of major psychology concepts. A wide variety of exciting lessons are presented, discussed and shared.
Matt Ferguson, Mountain Brook High School, Birmingham, AL, US; Christie Morman, Homwood High School, Birmingham, AL, US
This presentation seeks to contextualize the West Bank Barrier in both Israeli and Palestinian societies and uses soccer to understand the multiple narratives that exist in the conflict.
Elisheva Cohen, Portland State University, Portland, OR, US
Explore how to help students analyze the timeless American Dream messages in sports films. Sports provide a window into history, showcase social issues, and are a metaphor for life.
Kent Willmann, University of Colorado - School of Education, Longmont, CO, US
Recognizing the 50th anniversary of events of 1963, participants will examine a collection of Birmingham, Alabama's oral histories and utilize digital storytelling tools to capture oral histories of today.
Rhonda Rush, Homewood City Schools, Homewood, AL, US; Megan Williams, Homewood City Schools, Homewood, AL, US