Discover a complete framework and project that will enable students to use Twitter to engage in civic protest, amplifying their voices as they challenge sexism in the media.
Carolyn Flores, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Kim Pazdan, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US; Motti Pikelny, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL, US
Having worked with a historical society, professional archeologists, and schools, we now conclude a story started at the 2012 NCSS annual conference explaining how one might incorporate active archeological research into the curriculum.
Michael Gray, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, US; Douglas Lare, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, US; Lucia Levan, Harrison Morton Middle School, Allentown, PA, US
Participants learn to integrate Common Core Literacy Standards into high school/AP U.S. History to enable students to understand/articulate key roles African Americans played for social justice. Innovative diversity handouts.
Lisbeth Gant-Britton, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, US
A mysterious artifact inspires students, grades 3-8, to think like archaeologists as they use informational text and context clues to make predictions, evaluate hypotheses, and draw conclusions. Lesson plan provided.
Laura Ferries, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, US; Mary Fortney, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, US
In this interactive session, participants will learn what primary sources are, how to find them, and how to analyze them using Library of Congress techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop, tablet, or iPad.
Elise Langan, Middle Georgia State College (USG) ; Center for European and Mediterranean Studies (NYU), Macon, GA, US
This session will put the "social" back into social studies by demonstrating how teachers can use select strategies to enhance the social skill development of students with learning disabilities.
Timothy Lintner, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC, US
A forum to address the high school dropout crisis among U.S. Latinos, featuring the voices of those most impacted in films and resources from PBS’s American Graduate Latino initiative.
Renee Gasch, Independent Television Service, San Francisco, CA, US; Annelise Wunderlich, Independent Television Service, San Francisco, CA, US
We will analyze the depiction of urban education in HBO’s "The Wire" and discuss how this series can help student teachers reflect upon critical incidents from their field placements.
Timothy Patterson, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, US; Scott Wylie, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, US
This presentation seeks to contextualize the West Bank Barrier in both Israeli and Palestinian societies and uses soccer to understand the multiple narratives that exist in the conflict.
Elisheva Cohen, Portland State University, Portland, OR, US
This presentation shows how to engage students in creative writing and research by using the iPad in collecting primary and secondary sources from multiple genres to create a shareable ePub.
Steven H. White, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US; Hilary Harms Logan, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO, US