Secondary Level-High School
This session presents the application of human rights education in the development of interdisciplinary units of study between the historical and literary worlds in alignment with state and national standards.
Exploring contemporary issues in a Korean movie enhances students' reflective thoughts and responsible actions about diversity. Deliberate discussion about foreign movies improves cross-cultural understanding and media literacy.
This session focuses on "Watchers of the Sky," a film that examines the legacy of the Genocide Convention and features individuals engaged in an ongoing effort to prevent genocide.
Social Studies comes alive for your students when you use historical inquiry. Learn how to implement and scaffold primary sources so that students become the historians and experts!
This presentation offers an overview, complete with lessons and resources, of the application of civic agriculture in the classroom to support students' development of civic responsibility within their community.
Students learn civics by doing civics, inquiring into current issues through reading and discussion about public policy and then taking informed action to practice citizenship and to make a difference.
Join Library staff for lightning updates on new and enhanced features: teacher tools, professional development; primary sources; world culture artifacts; current legislation; social media; community connections and partnerships. Share discoveries!
Access classroom-ready, historical inquiry lessons on Japanese encounters with Buddhism, invading Mongols, modernity, and more. Explore effective C3 teaching practices regarding continuity and change and evaluating sources and evidence.
This workshop helps the beginning teacher understand the complex world of special education for social studies. Participants will acquire the basics of modification/ accommodation for the social studies classroom.
Presenters share innovative units created for middle and high school classes that engage students in complex debates over why the Soviet Union fell and the causes of the Cultural Revolution.