Secondary Level-High School
With enthusiasm and 21st century communication skills, students of the Preserve America Youth Summits have expanded the relevance of historic properties in our schools and communities, and made a difference!
Michelle Pearson, Hulstrom Options School, Broomfield, CO; Ann Pritzlaff, Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO
Customize your own teaching materials! New software, mobile devices and online publishing allow you to produce and share amazing resources specific to your content and students. Useful for all grades.
Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KS
How to cram everything in and still have fun! Innovative ways to use every moment you have to teach multiple aspects of psychology at the same time!Really!
Beth Scully, Clear Springs High School, League City, TX
Primary sources are often inaccessible to struggling readers and English learners. This session offers practical strategies to help these students comprehend and critically interact with these invaluable social studies resources.
Aimee Alexander-Shea, Eastern Oregon University, Gresham, OR; Jason O'Brien, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
Rho Kappa will be exhibited to participants to encourage beginning a charter. Participants will learn how to charter their chapter and be given a packet of materials to do so.
Linda Massey, NCSS Rho Kappa Honor Society Advisory Chair, Dallas, TX
Political cartoons on Canadian-American relations, found in Canadian newspapers from 1864 to the present, use analogies as the "hook" to attract the viewer's attention and effectively make a point.
Charles Hou, , Burnaby, BC
This workshop will engage participants in interpreting historical events from different psychological perspectives. Attendees will learn how psychological principles apply to the human experiences surrounding the Thoku and Haiti earthquakes.
Kent Korek, Germantown High School, Germantown, WI; Maureen McCarthy, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
Explore the story you don't know. Join the Department of State for an eye-opening journey into our relations with Latin America. This session will change your perspective and your mind!
Lynne Wagner, Cranston East High School, Cranston, RI; Susan Holly, U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC
Learn to use digital technology and social media to get your students excited about global news and extend your civics curriculum while helping students avoid the pitfalls of the Web.
Veronica Majerol, Scholastic Inc., New York, NY
The first two Industrial Revolutions are well known. Now connect and map the Third Industrial Revolution. Witness lateral power's influence on your students, your teaching and our world.
Scott Stetson Allen, Colorado Geographic Alliance (COGA), Louisville, CO; Matt T. DiCarlo, Monarch High School, Louisville, CO