Main menu

Middle Level

A Pocketful of History

--Sherry L. Field and Linda D. Labbo
Read a biography. Then examine "pocket contents." In Lincoln's vest pocket? A draft for a speech, theater tickets, and a photograph of his family, among other items. "Artifacts" are suggested for the pockets of Benito Juarez (president of Mexico), Grandma Moses (artist), Mary McLeod Bethune (black educator), and others.

Historical Period: 
Subject Area: 

C3LC Placeholder #4

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
TBD

C3LC Placeholder #2

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
TBD

Don't Just Stand There; Do Something!: Partnerships for Action

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Learn about inquiry lessons on citizenship participation that resulted from partnerships between the University of West Florida, local school districts, and social justice organizations.

Skateboarding, Potholes, and Gun Violence: Students Advocate to Community Stakeholders

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
From brainstorming to student presentations at city hall, learn how to develop a process-oriented project that engages students in advocacy for change in their local community.

How Exemplary Teachers Engage their Students in Inquiry Learning

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
4:20pm to 4:50pm
Learn about three teachers who are champions of inquiry learning, focusing on one award-winning teacher who used inquiry to empower his students with civic agency.

Questioning as Literacy: A Critical Role for the Social Studies

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
The social studies should take the lead in teaching the critical inquiry-related skill of questioning. Explore the EFG questioning framework and how to introduce, practice, and utilize student questioning in the classroom.

The Hero's Journey in the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
3:50pm to 4:50pm
Connect the Lewis and Clark expedition to the hero's journey and engage students. Use Google Tours to create a culminating project. The Monticello website and Barringer Fellowship will be discussed.

AntiquityNOW Presents a Community Cultural Heritage Campaign

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
AntiquityNOW demonstrates how ancient times influence our lives today. Explore a heritage curriculum, including a dig box, 3D printing, Minecraft and a public awareness campaign for communities.

Leveraging the C3 Framework for Inquiry-Based Field Trip Investigations

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Learn how to ignite your students' curiosity through authentic, inquiry-based field trip investigations, map the cultural assets available in your community, and plan your own focused field trip.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Middle Level
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on TwitterFaceBook.png rss_0.gif Visit us on Pinterest