Secondary Level-High School
Thematic based units within an interdisciplinary U.S. History and American Literature class has provided marginalized students with a relevant and thought provoking curriculum intended to strengthen minds with critical thinking.
Jessica Flock, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Two secondary US history texts were examined for the depiction of African Americans and Latinos. Teachers will be provided with strategies aimed at improving minority portrayals in their instruction.
Zaid Haddad, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV; Allison Smith, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Take home classroom-ready materials from mission sites(Laguna, San Miguel, San Esteban del Rey, San Xavier del Bac). Meet "Padre Kino" in person... and include Latino history in your syllabus.
Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ;Will Reimers, Trevor Browne HS, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Scott Cornelius, MetroTech HS, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Susan Meece, Alhambra HS, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Suzanne Vogt, Trevor Browne HS, Phoenix Union High S
Primary sources advance social justice and curricular depth, if they support relevance, respect, and reciprocity. These tenets can also guide responsive connection to Indigenous experience within inquiry and digital learning.
Christine Rogers Stanton, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
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
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
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
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