Secondary Level-High School
Photovoice is an approach where students take photographs to document their interest / understanding of a concept. This presentation explores how to use photographs to engage students and promote activism.
Julie McGaha, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
Encourage students to think critically, voice views productively and weigh U.S. foreign policy and global issues from multiple perspectives. Participants will practice strategies and discuss classroom applications. Handouts.
Deb Hutton, Center for the Study of Global Change at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Kevin Zupin, Winamac Community High School, Winamac, IN
Through screening and discussion of a 30-minute documentary on civil rights educator John A. Stokes, new ideas will be offered in teaching civic engagement through use of primary sources.
Sam Hampton, Hampton Consulting & Film, Alexandria, VA; John Stokes, Lanham, MD; Kirsten Hampton, Hampton Consulting & Film, Alexandria, VA; Robert Green, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; Justin Reed, Robert Russa Moton Museum, Farmville, VA
New technology and changing attitudes toward fossil fuels, nuclear,and green energy are changing the global energy market. What is the impact on US and Global economy?
Susan Kizer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch, Houston, TX
Come see how the Partnership for 21st Century Skills has teamed up with the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and NCSS to re-energize "citizenship" for the 21st Century.
Michelle Herczog, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA; Helen Soule, Partnership for 21st Century Skills, Washington, DC; Ted McConnell, Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, Washington, DC; Susan Griffin, National Council for the Social Studies, Silver Spring, MD
The presenters will provide session attendees with various teaching methods for incorporating LGBTQ topics into the social studies classroom with a focus on teaching for equity in a democratic society.
Nathan Taylor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Brad Maguth, University of Akron, Akron, OH
This interactive session demonstrates the power of the iPad as an educational tool. Gain insights of the iPadâ€™s use as a presentation aid for student learning through hands-on activities.
Shawn Daley, Concordia University, Portland, OR; Casey Mulvihill, Concordia University, Portland, OR
Are we global citizens or US citizens in a globalized world? This session ponders the question while delivering classroom activities about rights and responsibilities in an interconnected world. Handouts provided.
Kenneth Carano, Western Oregon University, Salem, OR; Robert Bailey, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
World history students may show a need for new ways to care about events or people from earlier generations. Come see three ways to spark and involve your secondary learners.
Mary Ann Johnson, Northwest Consulting Center, Seattle, WA
Empathy does not necessarily develop from historical analysis alone. By thoughtfully matching multiple sources to inquiry-based instruction, we can help students understand the relationship between circumstances, problem-solving, and justice.
Joseph Marangell, East Haven High School, East Haven, CT; Regine Randall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT