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.
Jason Ross, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, OH
Explore how the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Regional Program promotes widespread, sustained, effective use of primary sources from loc.gov for K-16 education and teacher professional development.
Sue Wise, TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Nancy Wrick, TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA; Richard Satchwell, TPS Midwest Region at Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Judy Bee, TPS Midwest Region at Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Peggy O'Neill-Jones, TPS Western Region at Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO; Keith Patterson, TPS Western Region at Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver, CO
Gain access to nearly 200 primary source lessons from ""American Memory"" website; Obtain ideas on increasing use of Library of Congress resources; Learn about funding teacher training.
James McConnell, Michigan Council for History Education, Livonia, MI
Primary sources are more than photos and documents. Learn how HISTORY digital media uses news reel footage and letters to deliver compelling storytelling and multiple points of view.
Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL; Kim Gilmore, AETN, New York, NY
An overview of the Smarter Balanced Assessment of CommonCore skills with an exploration of the implications for instruction, resource collection, and assessment in the history classroom.
Ryan Theodoriches, Evergreen Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
Meet Smithsonian staff and learn to integrate 3D technology and social studies in your school by using the Smithsonian‚Äôs new 3D object collection and inquiry based education resources.
Matthew Hoffman, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, DC
The award-winning Digital Public Library of America contains millions of open-access items from American history. This session explores ways to engage students with DPLA content through C3 skill-building activities.
Dan Cohen, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @dancohen; Franky Abbott, Digital Public Library of America, Boston, MA, @franky_abbott
Highlighting the ground-breaking historical work, ""Foreign-Born American Patriots: Sixteen Volunteer Leaders in the Revolutionary War,"" this poster session will assist in unveiling content knowledge new to American Revolutionary War studies.
Renee' Lyons, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN