Secondary Level-High School
Congress admits a mistake? Explore a series of lessons showing how citizen activism led Congress in 2012 to express “regret” over one of America’s worst acts of racial injustice.
Ted Gong, 1882 Foundation, Fairfax, VA, US; Ting-Yi Oei, 1882 Foundation, Fairfax, VA, US
Classroom discussion is essential for developing knowledge, skills, values, and civic dispositions. This session will share best practices for engaging students in dialogue about constitutional issues, rights, and responsibilities.
Natasha Kovalyova, University of North Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, US; Deborah Wise, Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US
This study analyzed South Korean social studies curricula, focusing on democracy, communism, unification, globalization, and global/multicultural education. The interpretation of these concepts differs according to economic, social, historical context.
Jungsoon Choi, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Korea; Jung-Woo Lee, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Seoul, Korea
This presentation is designed to help geography teachers meet the Common Core. It will provide a framework for teaching literacy in geography and provide an example lesson with several resources.
Joshua Kenna, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US
This session provides attendees with strategies to teach how culture shaped the lives of women in history. Using feminist biographical research methods, literacy and social studies are integrated.
C. Bradford Griggs, Indiana University Southeast School of Education, New Albany, IN, US; Gloria Murray , Indiana University Southeast School of Education, New Albany, IN, US
Session will outline a step-by-step guide for reading and understanding U.S. Supreme Court opinions. A document map of an opinion will serve as a guide. Resources will also be shared.
Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, US; Tiffany Middleton, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, US
Presenters from China, Korea, and Japan will explore the similarities and differences among their cultures. They will share insider knowledge and perspectives from each culture via ready-to-use visual resources.
Moonsun Choi, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Rong Cong, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US; Misato Yamaguchi, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA, US
Participants explore a progressive experiment know as Orphan Trains using background information, historical documents, and websites. Lesson plans and questioning strategies are provided for engaging students in historical inquiry.
John Chiodo, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, US; Evette Meliza, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK, US
Through study of primary sources, teachers will explore the roots of contemporary, religiously-based progressivism (concern for poverty, homelessness) in the Social Gospel Movement of the early twentieth century.
Robert Green, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US
This session will provide educators with ways to use current demographic trends to supplement their teaching of AP Human Geography. Instructional strategies will be provided for new and veteran teachers.
Nate Newhalfen, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL, US; John Roncone, Barrington High School, Barrington, IL, US