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How a Nation Becomes a State: A Map Analysis Activity

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am
See how the Library of Congress's professional development module, Analyzing Primary Sources: Maps, supports student inquiry and understanding of changing regional boundaries and the idea of statehood over time.

What is NSSSA?

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Calling all teachers, department chairs, and supervisors! Join your colleagues to preserve the future of social studies. The National Social Studies Supervisors Association offers special conference rates and door prizes!

Women Behaving Badly: Using Literature to Tell Her-story

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Explore the writings of women throughout history using rich literature. Receive classroom-ready lessons and resources for secondary HSS courses, as well as cross-curricular literacy strategies.

Cultivating Social Justice and Cultural Diversity in Harsh Climates

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
We do not live in a post-colonial era. Colonialism 1.0 has been upgraded to Colonialism 2.0. Explore the struggle to cultivate social justice and cultural diversity in harsh climates.

The New AP World History Exam: Teaching and Assessment

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Through specific teaching and assessment strategies (and handouts), explore the historical thinking skills that are the foundation of the new 2017 AP World History exam.

Global Historical Agency through Graphic Texts: Abina to Zahra's Paradise

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:00am to 9:00am
With a focus on Trevor Getz's Abina and the Important Men, explore the myriad ways that graphic histories can introduce and reinforce student understanding of historical agency.

Reimagining Ancient Rome: Lessons from the NEH Seminar in Rome

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Explore visual and written primary sources for teaching rhetoric and power in Ancient Rome. Inspired by our summer studies, we brought the Eternal City back to our classrooms.

Create, Explore, and Engage: Using Hstry in the Classroom

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Give students the power to bring historical content to life using HSTRY's free interactive timeline tool. Explore best practices of providing opportunities for students to show their mastery of content.

Do Ask, Do Tell: LGBTQ Roundtable

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Are you questioning how to approach LGBTQ issues in your classroom? Do you have answers to the questions? Join this community discussion lead by leaders in LGBTQ education.

Why Didn't They Just Leave? Jewish Emigration from Nazi Germany

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Using resources from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the challenges facing Jews fleeing Nazi Germany and explore connections to the plight of refugees today.

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