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
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
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
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
The Boston Tea Party sparked the American Revolution. Join us as we use the C3 Framework to explore methodologies for teaching students about this historic event.
Sean Lawler, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston, MA
Participants will learn how to engage elementary students in critical thinking through analyzing historical images. This strategy will support all learners, regardless of reading or English language acquisition level.
Elisabeth Medvedow, Discovering Justice, Boston, MA
Uses primary sources to examine Walker v. Birmingham, the seminal Supreme Court case behind Dr. King‚Äôs ‚ÄúLetter from a Birmingham Jail.‚Äù Explores relationship between rule of law and civil disobedience.
Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @abapubliced; Mabel McKinney-Browning, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL, @abapubliced
Through comparing the Tea Party of revolutionary Boston to the anti-government sentiment in modern America, this presentation focuses on the connection between historical past and contemporary conflict.
Kenneth Davis, ,
Use art, biography, a daily delegate attendance record, maps of historic Philadelphia, and a guide to Madison's notes to teach students about the Constitutional Convention, through TeachingAmericanHistory.org.
Michelle Hubenschmidt, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, OH