Christine Miller, Teaching American History (TAH) team lead at the U.S. Department of Education, will provide updates on the TAH program and other ED programs and will lead a conversation on project sustainability. The session will also feature a presentation by one or more TAH project directors and by staff from the National History Education Clearinghouse. --> read more »
Christine Miller, United States Department of Education, Washington, DC
This session focuses on the collaborative relationship between the mainstream history teacher and the special education teacher. We will offer strategies on how to incorporate modified instruction.
Paul Mazzuca, Ryan Hutchins, Patrick Block, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
Study the Trust’s Civil War Curriculum. This free resource provides 9 standards-based goals covering the war from disunion to reconstruction; complete with lessons, materials, and assessment. Then work with colleagues to create your own.
Nicole Osier, Civil War Trust, Washington, DC
The investigation of Chief Standing Bear’s journey and the plight of the Poncas comes alive with engaging participant experiences using media, digital technology and historical habits of mind.
Cindy Renner, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Larry Wright, Lincoln, NE
Classroom ready materials teach U.S. and world history as uncertain problems based on primary & secondary sources: images, words, music, numbers riddled with bias, confusion, controversy to motivate youthful detectives.
Jack Zevin, David Gerwin, Queens College/CUNY, New York, NY
Aligning with Common Core, The DBQ Project sharpens students’ critical thinking, reading and evidence-base writing. The Project’s method allows all students, grades 4-12, to excel in the sophisticated DBQ experience.
Mollie Hackett, Beth Montgomery, The DBQ Project, Evanston, IL
Join National Museum of American History educators for an interactive, multimedia supported presentation that showcases our interdisciplinary approach to teaching with a focus on everyday objects, people-centered stories, and dialogue.
Naomi Coquillon, Matt Hoffman, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC
Visit one of the most important tourist sites of the host city and participate in dynamic hands-on educational activities developed specifically to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Century 21, the Seattle World’s Fair. --> read more »
Patricia Filer, Marie McCaffrey, HistoryLink, Seattle, WA; Tony Gomez, KCTS9, Seattle, WA; Carol Buswell, National Archives and Records Administration, Seattle, WA; Diane Brady, Katie Johnson, The Seattle Times Newspapers in Education, Seattle, WA; Jane Morton, Eastside Heritage Center, Seattle, WA; Patricia Shelton, Bellevue Public Schools, Bellevue, WA; Wendy Ewbank, Seattle Girls’ School, Seattle, WA; Anita Morales, Seattle Public Schools, WA; Sarah Schumacher, Edmonds School District, WA; Tracy Robinson, Seattle Center Foundation, Seattle, WA; Eric Taylor, 4Culture, Seattle, WA; Joan Rabinowitz, Jack Straw Productions, Seattle, WA; Julia Swan, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA; Alan Stein, Paula Becker, John Gordon Hill, Everett, WA
Dive in to the rich history of the Pacific Northwest. Start the morning with an overview presentation during breakfast, then strap on your walking shoes to take in the sights of downtown Seattle on a guided walking tour. --> read more »
Tara McCauley, Julia Swan, Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA
This interactive workshop presents teachers at the Pre-AP level with strategies to improve students’ historical thinking skills, specifically interpretation and analysis, through the exploration of primary and secondary sources.