Middle Level-Jr. High School
Bring your iPad and explore a Consume-Curate-Create-Connect integration spectrum that exploits the device's usefulness and potential in building essential global competencies. Learn and share innovative apps, practices, and examples.
Wanted: Teachers desiring to effectively reach more students through Common Core! Experienced teachers present lessons, resources, strategies successfully used for students with widely differing skills, interests, readiness. Extensive resources/immediate use.
Participate in an African drum circle to learn how playing drums from Africa’s history improves student self-esteem, fosters relationships across grade levels and social circles, and generates excitement about school.
Veteran teachers from the length of the Mississippi River will provide hands-on strategies and lesson plans for teaching about the peoples, places, economies, and environments along this historic river.
Explore multiple energizers that lift, soothe, build rapport, or just have fun! Leave this session with classroom activities that can be implemented tomorrow! Move from brain drain to brain gain!
Learn to engage students in a civil mock trial on cyberbullying–either as jurors or participants, using a multimedia DVD curriculum.
National Archives will display three civil rights lessons linked to the Common Core Standards. DocsTeach.org offers teachers hundreds of lessons as writing prompts. A free CD will accompany display.