Lesson Study can transform the rich experiences of teachers' Field Study into powerful classroom activities for their students. Explore the process and results of this professional development model.
Mimi Lee , Placer County Office of Education, Sacramento, CA; MImi Coughlin, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
This session will ask you to think about how consumerism and advertising has shaped the evolution of slavery from the 1620's to modern day. Handouts and visuals will be available.
Claire Yates, Michigan State Univeristy, East Lansing, MI
History Assessments of Thinking (HATs) use primary sources from the Library of Congress to measure historical thinking. Participants will receive assessments and practical advice about integrating HATs into classroom instruction.
Joel Breakstone, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Mark Smith, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Digital resources are poised to replace the traditional textbook in your classroom. Come to learn about options available to you in the areas of US and World History.
Aaron Willis, Social Studes School Service, Culver City, CA
Harness election-year fever to restage elections past, from 1832 to 1960. Use digital archives to debate issues, create political memorabilia, and build a team that wins votes.
Joan Brodsky Schur, Curriculum Developer and Author, New York, NY
This unit ties the US Civil War and Abolitionist Movement to issues of modern-day slavery. Students compare the two events, ultimately designing an advocacy project combating global issues of slavery.
Dennis Kass, Infinity High School, Chicago, IL
This session will focus on the decision-making processes utilized by high school social studies teachers when recommending the academic placement of students.
Philip Bernhardt, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO
Do your students moan when you lecture in class? This presentation includes "nuts-and-bolts" strategies for making dull-but-necessary "teacher talk" more dynamic, engaging, and versatile for the high school classroom.
Mark Pearcy, Rider University, Lawrence, NJ
Sam Wineburg and the Stanford History Education Group worked with our district on combining the instruction of history content and skills. There is much to share/learn from this intervention.
Teresa Wanser, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Randy Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
Learn how a group of teachers make history meaningful for elementary students using a kind of image known as palimpsest. Examples of accessible palimpsests will be provided.
Susan Olds, Petaluma City Schools, Petaluma, CA; Nancy Case-Rico, North Bay International Studies Project (NBISP), Cotati, CA; Christina Lunde, Novato Unified School District, Novato, CA