Secondary Level-High School
I surveyed pre-service teachers to understand how culture and experience influence perceptions of Africa. The results demonstrate the persistence of misconceptions of Africa, despite the prevalence of world history courses.
Hannah Kim, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Fill your toolbox with resources that will encourage your students to interact with history like never before. Bring your laptop and walk away with ideas you can use on Monday.
Angela Cunningham, Bullitt County Public Schools, Shepherdsville, Kentucky
The Atlanta and St. Louis Feds have developed online professional development for teachers. The result is a package that includes both content and pedagogy. Best of all, it's free!
Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL
Classroom study of globalization and economic interdependence must consider our most important trade partner—Canada. This PowerPoint overview explains economic principles, explores issues, and shares methodology and resources.
Paul Storer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
This session gives participants an opportunity to analyze two cases argued before but not yet decided by the U.S. Supreme Court this term. Supreme Court Summer Institute information provided.
Lee Arbetman, Street Law,Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Megan Hanson, Street Law,Inc., Reno, NV
In less than an hour, this simulation will have your students completely comprehending the economics of the Silk Roads and the voyages of exploration. Complete simulation included for participants.
Michael Vogler, Coconino High School Flagstaff Unified School District, Flagstaff, AZ
We often see sources and or technology as alternatives to the tyranny of the history textbook. This session looks at practical ways to blend these resources into powerful learning packages.
Stephanie van Hover, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
To effectuate learning by differentiating instruction for struggling learners, using culturally relevant curriculum; designed to introduce social justice within history courses as inclusive, interesting, and enjoyable reading of historical texts
Ayisha Benham, Hercules High School, Hercules, CA
Attendees will participate in experiential exercises in absolutism, segregation, communism, capitalism and industrialization for all history classes. Participants will receive a template for creating experiential exercises for multiple concepts.
Betta Borrelli, Georgia College, Macon, GA
Many districts across the country are transitioning to the Common Core curriculum. Learn how the Common Core can help develop engaging, rich lessons to boost skills and excitement about history.
Lindsey Cafarella, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA