The story of the Hunts Point Slave Burial Ground Project, begun two years ago by NYCDOE staff developers Brian Carlin and Phil Panaritis and teachers at PS 48, the Bronx.
Philip Panaritis, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Brian Carlin, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY; Justin Czarka, PS 48, NY City Department of Education, New York, NY
In this presentation, we will offer an introduction to differentiated instruction as well as a hands on learning opportunity utilizing literature circles in the social studies.
Adam Jordan, Madison County Middle School, Comer, GA, @aj_wade; Todd Hawley, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Photos + Apps = a mash-up of fun! By using photography with productivity apps, your students will create wonderful projects in many unique ways! Let‚Äôs get Phappy with your imagination!
Cheryl Phililps, Philip Michael Pennington Traditional School, Manassas, VA, @philly42
Civic practice requires discernment: don‚Äôt just accept what you hear. Document-based history trains students to ‚Äúgo to the source,‚Äù giving citizens-to-be the tools they need to find out for themselves.
Ray Raphael, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
Report of a project taking high school students into their local community to observe/evaluate historical commemorations, then return to the classroom to apply skills to US History lessons
Michael Lovorn, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Michael Lovorn, Pittsburgh, PA; Michael Lovorn, Pittsburgh, PA
Through an exploration of ""On the Waterfront"" directed by Elia Kazan, the session explores how to integrate film analysis into teaching about the Hollywood Blacklist and naming names before HUAC.
Timothy Reinhardt, Hudson High School, Hudson, MA, @tireinhardt
Reconstruction, a pivotal moment in US History lets students explore questions about national identity, freedom and justice that are fundamental to historical understanding and citizenship today. Resources and lessons included.
Laura Tavares, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA; Dan Sigward, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA
Learn to empower ALL students to reading complex texts with high-level questions that promote a growth mindset and critical thinking. Gain access to a database of teacher-created close reading exemplars.
Angela Orr, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Lindsey Clewell, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Marcia Motter, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV; Janet Roberts, Washoe County School District, Reno, NV
This panel of teacher/academics discusses the pedagogical effectiveness of biographies of American women to illuminate, expand, enlarge, understand students' understanding of historic periods, movements or events in US history.
Carol Berkin, Baruch College, New York City, NY; Bruce Lesh, Franklin High School, Baltimore, MD; Barbara Winslow, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Session will explore primary sources related the case U.S. v. Daniel Ellsberg, and discuss how to incorporate federal trials into the classroom. Participants will receive resources for use with students.
Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL; Bruce Ragsdale, Federal Judicial Center, Washington, DC