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Secondary Level-High School

Using Inquiry to Discover Washington DC

Find treasure in Chinatown, discover the secrets of the National Mall, and pay tribute to fallen heroes. Join a hands-on exploration of Washington, DC using inquiry as our guide.
Fee: $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers

In Their Own Voices: Middle Eastern Perspectives in the Classroom

Visit several DC venues to experience the voices of Middle Eastern refugees, artists, comedians, musicians, and more--receive a resource pack with many classroom-ready strategies for incorporating diverse, authentic perspectives!
Fee: $40 for members and nonmembers

Washington DC: A Capitol Classroom for Onsite Civic Learning

Host: Close Up Foundation, Alexandria, VA
Hands-On examination of DC sites to sharpen civic learning, engage in historic and current issues discussions at memorials and be inspired with new ways to teach history and civics.

Youth Voices, Youth Vote

Host: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Encourage and empower students to get involved in the political process with interactive programming and primary source-based lessons on advocacy and the vote and new research on youth voting.

NOTE: Attendees are on their own to reach this clinic.

The Threshold Project: Helping Students Understand Complex Global Issues

The "Threshold Project" is a problem-based learning experience that uses the rule of law to help students identify and design solutions to complex global issues.
Fee: $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers

Tech + Narrative = Engaged Students

Harness the power of primary sources with Historical Narrative Inquiry! Foster the curiosity of learners to evaluate primary sources and create historical narratives on interactive timelines. Device needed.
Fee: $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers

A Historical Perspective on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and Peace Process

High school world history, geography, and global studies teachers will deepen their pedagogic content knowledge in this dynamic workshop, which emphasizes inquiry based learning using Teaching with Primary Sources strategies.
Fee: $20 for members, $35 for nonmembers


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