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
Using various inquiry methods, participants are faced with a moral dilemma: what do you do with the wounded prisoner? Participants receive free materials.
Jeffrey Byford, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN; Sean Lennon, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
Need resources promoting active student involvement? Need to re-energize yourself and classroom while better preparing students with skills needed for effective citizenship. This is for you! Use immediately! EXTENSIVE resources!
Susan Santoli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, @spsantoli; Paige Vitulli, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
Let Freedom Ring‚Ä¶students as detectives in K-8 Classrooms. Use Library of Congress inquiry strategies to share how students can ‚Äúfind‚Äù their own answers using primary sources and technology.
Amy Johnson, Cascade Middle School, Longview, WA; Patti Brown, Northlake Elementary School, Longview, WA
What does combining the Inquiry Arc with technology look like? This hands-on session will highlight three sweet tools - Google Earth, Padlet, and Canva. Be sure to bring your laptop!
Glenn Wiebe, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KS, @glennw98
This poster session will allow participants to learn fun ways to incorporate QR Codes (Quick Response) into the social studies classroom through disciplinary literacy.
Dr. Lisa H. Matherson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @LHMatherson; Dr. Elizabeth K. Wilson, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @Ekwilson_bama; Dr. Vivian H. Wright, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, @vwrightbama; Dr. Tracy Windle, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
Explore how the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program and loc.gov collections address the Common Core to build essential 21st Century Skills in K-16 interdisciplinary classrooms.
Barbara Kirby, TPS Eastern Region at Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA, @LOCTPSatWU; Claire Machosky, Eastern Suffolk BOCES (NY), Holbrook, NY; Sophia Sineath, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, GA; Jill Beccaris-Pescatore, Montgomery County Community College, Pottstown, PA
This session examines how to dynamically engage students in inquiry and critical thinking activities about important social issues using U.S. monuments. Handouts of resources and materials will be provided.
Stewart Waters, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; William B. Russell III, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; Fallon Preste, Austin-East High School, Knoxville, TN
A hands-on opportunity to learn effective teaching strategies and to share classroom experience with new instructional approaches to teaching historical thinking. Participants are encouraged to bring sample assignments.
Laura Baker, Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA
Learn to locate and engage students in analyzing primary sources from the Library of Congress‚Äô Digital Collections, so you can build students‚Äô content knowledge and cultivate their historical thinking skills.
James Hartwick, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI