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
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, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
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
Learn how to infuse LGBT history into your curriculum in a meaningful way that both informs and encourages further inquiry. Participants will receive lessons that include primary source materials.
Sara Russell, Pleasant Valley High School, Bettendorf, IA, @pvherstory
Incorporate reading, writing, and thinking skills into your history curriculum by using a ‚ÄúHistory as Mystery‚Äù inquiry strategy. Experience the strategy and sample lessons that engage all learners.
Jana Kirchner, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Veterans Heritage Project connects students with military veterans to develop an appreciation for the freedoms fought for 238 years ago in Boston. Start a chapter at your school.
Barbara Hatch, Veterans Heritage Project, Phoenix, AZ
Award-winning elementary school teachers and teacher educators present examples of purposeful humanities-based elementary social studies content, strategies, and resources with women‚Äôs history at the core.
Michelle Bauml, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX; Sherry Field, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR; Barbara Knighton, Elmwood Elementary School, Lansing, MI; Mary Ledbetter, UT Elementary School, Austin, TX; Elizabeth Bellows, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; Donna Vliet, ACCESS to Learning, Austin, TX