Utilize IHMC CmapTools, free internet software, to engage students in weaving women, men, and their contributions together to create more accurate historical knowledge bases as well as personalized study materials.
Erica Southworth, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
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
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
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
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