This dynamic session will examine unique ways for teachers to address visual literacy needs using digital resources. Handouts will be provided to all participants.
Stewart Waters, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; William Russell, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; Rebecca Roberts, Morristown High School, Morristown, TN
Watch this presentation featuring women's uniforms from WW I to Vietnam and stories from women who wore the uniforms demonstrating the challenges that they faced and their accomplishments
Alice Miller, , Kent, WA
Learn how to use music to breathe new life into your classroom. We will look at and listen to lessons that get students thinking about (and feeling) history through music.
Steve Hoffman, Middle College High School, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
The â€œbroader civil rights struggleâ€ can be integrated with the familiar history curriculum, including the US West, migrations, and evolving US ties in the Americas, the Pacific Rim, and beyond.
Gigi Peterson, State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY
Using the NCSS Standard (Time, Continuity, and Change) as a framework, participants explore web tools that can enhance history/social studies teaching and learning. Each tool is demonstrated and discussed.
Elizabeth Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Vivian Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al; Lisa Matherson, Paul W. Bryant High School, Tuscaloosa, AL; Russell Hammack, Central High School, Tuscaloosa, AL
Teachers will use these formative assessment techniques to gather instructional data to provide better quality instruction to their students.
Tiffany Ellis, Sandra Day O'Connor High School, Academy of American Studies, Phoenix, AZ; Debbie Peters, Deer Valley Unified School District, Phoenix, AZ
This workshop utilizes scholarship in social studies and film studies to provide alternative film options for teachers seeking to engage students in dialogue about American Indian stereotypes and US-Native relations.
Sarah B. Shear, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Historiography: historical interpretation of events as they change over time. Participants will be able to bring the study of historiography to their classrooms through fine art, film, and children's literature.
Richard Clark, Reno High School, Reno, NV; Brien Karlin, Reno High School, Reno, NV; Mathew Ochs, Reno High School, Reno, NV
Session will explore primary sources related the landmark case Olmstead v. U.S., and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.
Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association Division for Public Education, Chicago, IL; Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association Division for Public Education, Chicago, IL; ruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC
The purpose of this session is to give secondary instructors the tools they need to ditch their textbooks and provide students with a REAL (Relevant, Engaging, Active, and Legitimate)experience.
Anna White, StepUp, Raleigh, NC