Middle Level-Jr. High School
This K-12 workshop engages strategies for critical dialogues around oft-found misrepresentations of Indigenous, Middle Eastern, and North African cultures in film and print cartoons from the colonial period to today.
Declare your right to know the Declaration of Human Rights! Learn hands-on strategies, including NG Learning’s World Cultures/Geography Program ideas, to help students compare and celebrate their human rights.
Searching for engaging ways to teach the Civil War? Join leading educational organizations as they highlight cutting-edge strategies and digital offerings that will excite teachers and create lifelong students!
Using web-based maps (ArcGIS online), presenters will explain how to create a story map, as well as how to incorporate these technologies into the classroom.
Participants will explore a 3-phase model for civic education projects through which students (1) name, (2) study, and (3) take action on social problems. Sample teaching materials will be distributed.
History sweeps us away to foreign times, lands and people; often leaving behind those we need to reach. This session will provide solutions to connect curriculum to our student's lives.
By modifying Genius Hour, students can purse their passions within the Civil War and the Revolutionary War. Teachers will learn how to adapt this structure for their classrooms.
Learn how to create C3-aligned inquiry units supported by cognitive and neuroscience using the popular researcher-tested and teacher-approved Brain-Targeted Teaching Model®.
Using primary resources, depth and complexity icons, and Socratic seminar, participants will engage in a dialogue and inquiry based lesson that will support student engagement while highlighting human rights.
An author of Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom presents strategies and resources for examining U.S. voting rights from colonial times to Selma to the present day.