Primary sources advance social justice and curricular depth, if they support relevance, respect, and reciprocity. These tenets can also guide responsive connection to Indigenous experience within inquiry and digital learning.
This session will explore dynamic strategies for integrating powerful themes embedded in the American civil rights movement into curriculum, field trips, and the daily classroom lives of young children.
Discover how one museum engages students in American history via innovative and interactive online and distance learning resources which focus on content, literacy, and the stories of this nation's founding.
This interactive presentation will emphasize the use of reading, writing and critical thinking in History, utilizing the Document Based Question (DBQ), historical fiction and alignment to the Common Core Standards.
Applying common core skills to colonial Dutch documents helps students develop a deep understanding of history. Participants will investigate Dutch influence on this countryâ€™s political, economic and cultural development.