The Newseum‚Äôs Women‚Äôs Suffrage Movement module reveals participants‚Äô groundbreaking use of the First Amendment‚Äôs five freedoms to secure women‚Äôs voting rights. Module provides rare historical newspapers, maps, photographs and more.
Barbara McCormack, Newseum, Washington, DC, @NewseumEd; Suzanne Gould, American Association of University Women, Washington, DC, @AAUW
Participants will develop skills in critical media literacy as they learn to ‚Äúread‚Äù feature film as a text and critique filmmakers‚Äô views about teachers, students, and democratic education.
Scott Wylie, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Amy Mungur, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Explore the history of free press, from colonial America and the Revolutionary War, to the Constitutional Convention and the creation of our form of government through hands-on activities and debate.
Maggie Crawford, Newseum, Washington, DC, @NewseumEd; Tim Smith, Tulsa Public Schools, Tulsa, OK
Teachers will utilize Costa's Third Level of Thinking and Questioning by analyzing the influence of popular culture and propaganda in mobilizing for the war effort during World War II.
Kyle Wylie, South High School/Kern High School District, Bakersfield, CA
Have you considered using portraiture to teach the C3 Framework? The National Portrait Gallery and Center for Inspired Teaching will introduce ways to integrate the Inquiry Arc into your teaching.
Briana White, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; Cosby Hunt, Center for Inspired Teaching, Washington, DC
Experience four collaborative units: The 1920's and ""The Great Gatsby; "" The Holocaust and Elie Weisel's ""Night; "" The Great Depression and Library of Congress Primary Sources; Reading and Interpreting Ballot Propositions.
Syd Golston, Phoenix Union High School District, Phoenix, AZ; Suzanne Vogt, Trevor Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ; Monique Mogro, Metro Tech High School, Phoenix, AZ; Katherine Hansen, Trevor G. Browne High School, Phoenix, AZ
Teachers will study Reconstruction narratives from Mississippi history textbooks (1887-1976) to teach their students how content in history textbooks can influence attitudes and actions in the larger society.
Kenneth Anthony, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
Learn how to write social studies units that incorporate the four dimensions of the C3Framework. Participants will walk away with model unit plans(s) to help them create their own units.
Tracy Middleton, Del Dios Middle School, Escondido, CA, @TracyMiddleto16
Popular music reflects American diversity. This session provides learning materials and approaches for examining citizens' roles, rights, and responsibilities, using music that supported and inspired the American civil rights movement.
Georgiann Toole, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
Learn how to utilize The National WWII Museum's unique collection of digitized images, oral histories and high school yearbooks in your classroom for inquiry based research projects and lessons.
Nathan Huegen, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiimuseum; Kenneth Hoffman, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA, @wwiieducation