Secondary Level-High School
New Global Citizens helps teachers to build students' Global I.Q. through project-, problem- and inquiry-based learning, digital literacy, Common Core connections, and leadership training.
Examine economic, population, military, and political connections of the US in the world in the late 19th century. Explore map, graphic, and writing assignments with content specific connections.
This session provides teachers with tools for introducing students to the economics behind climate change using wikis, role-play, and primary source analysis. No economics experience necessary! Leave ready to teach!
Students/teachers from historic Central High share the process of collecting, editing, and publishing family interviews on civil and human rights--Mapping the Road to Change: Insights on Prejudice and Acceptance.
Healthcare, gun control, same-sex marriage - - these are issues facing America. Learn how to construct norms for deliberation and effectively facilitate discussions of controversial issues within your own classroom.
Turn your government classroom into an exciting civics lab to teach Common Core and the workings of government. Empower students to take action on issues they care about.
Five waves of historical change provide the organization for this “big picture,” holistic model for teaching world history. Easily grasped by students and teachers, and readily adapted to the classroom.
Attendees will participate in a simulation with the decision being should they go to war? The simulation will then be put into historical perspective, which might be surprising!
This session will explore primary sources related to the landmark case U.S. v. Rosenberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.
Presenters will make history real by discussing the value of IVC. Participants will experience how IVC can make topics as the Social Justice story of Dred Scott come full circle.