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
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
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