Make history come alive for elementary school students by learning how to conduct an engaging and content-rich inquiry into the environment, daily life and government of the Iroquois nations.
Peter Cipparone, Public School 29, New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY; Kim Van Duzer, Public School 29, New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, NY
Achieve success for all students in American history through vocabulary. Explore interactive, easily implemented,research based strategies that enable all students to learn history while meeting Common Core literacy standards.
Vivian Bernstein, Oceanside, NY
Participants will engage in a model elementary lesson grounded in a problem-based historical inquiry framework in order to decide if American colonists were right to revolt.
James Howell, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Flipping"" US History is an innovative way of teaching. Find out how using this method (and a bit of technology) can revitalize and rejuvenate your instruction.
Michael Hutchison, Lincoln HIgh School, Vincennes, IN, @hutchisonm
In 2009, the Vincennes Lincoln High School Social Studies Department began its ‚Äúdigital journey."" In 2014, that journey continues. This session focuses on the continuing evolution of that ‚Äúdigital journey.""
Michael Hutchison, Vincennes Lincoln High School, Vincennes, IN, @hutchisonm
Facilitators will present tools that are freely accessible and can help the teacher facilitate the four dimensions in classroom learning. The tools are inclusive to all four dimensions.
Dr. Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @Ekwilson_bama; Dr. Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @vwrightbama; Russell Hammack, Central High School, Tuscaloosa, AL
Using four provided lesson plans and a dozen ready-to-use 21st century best practices, explore how to capitalize on today's students' skills and interests to increase learning outcomes.
Wendy Amato, WorldStrides, Charlottesville, VA
In order to provide authentic writing opportunities that are relevant across the curriculum, the Underground Railroad and the theme of heroes was used to teach both content and literacy.
Denise Dallmer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
How can a simple manila envelope be transformed into an interactive history project that pops? Discover how in this hands-on session as you construct your own classroom-ready Foldable project.
Deborah Vannatter, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, Evansville, IN
Instruction will be provided on how to incorporate various computer games into world history, civics, and United States history classes in order to improve student understanding of social studies concepts.
Jeffrey Probert, Beaufort County Early College High School, Washington, NC