Join TCI to discover concrete strategies for engaging students in learning and connecting them to history. Youâ€™ll learn how to transform history instruction by tapping multiple intelligences.
Nathan Wellborne, TCI, Mountain View, CA; Brian Thomas, TCI, Mountain View, CA
Bring your iPad and explore intriguing educational apps, Web 2.0 sites, and new digital textbooks that up the device's usefulness and potential. Share apps and practices and see classroom examples.
Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA
This session will focus on how collaborative planning across disciplines can be flexible and successful. Adaptable and innovative teaching strategies will be presented and explored by participants. Resources provided.
Alice Aichele, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio; Lisa Lloyd, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio
This interactive hearing engages participants in a historical role play to show how the nation's founders were influenced by European Enlightenment thinkers.
Courtney Ferrari, Valley Catholic Middle School, Beaverton, OR
Participants will learn and actively apply ten literacy strategies for educators to use in helping learners (teachers or students pre K-university) read, write, think, and see for a digital age.
Mary McFarland, WIDE World, Cambridge, MA
A Secondary Social Studies TPA Supervisor reports findings from the field and recommends strategies for preparing candidates for success in this complex but meaningful portfolio assessment system.
Siri Anderson, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN; Cathy Zozakiewicz, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Participants in this presentation will learn ways to get students engaged in the writing process, develop powerful essays, and explore themes in history through model texts and writer's workshop.
Samuel Brower, University of Houston, Houston, TX; Andrea Barela, Northbelt Elementary School, Humble, TX
College and high school faculty members will discuss the research and teaching implications of the AP U.S. History course's increased emphasis on the pre-Columbian and colonial periods in U.S. history.
Juliana Barr, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; John Irish, Carroll High School, Southlake, TX; Lawrence Charap, College Board, Bala Cynwyd, PA
This session focuses on students' use of school archives to interpret key events of the twentieth century by doing the work of historians and experiencing its inherent vibrancy.
michal hershkovitz, Poly Prep Country Day School, Brooklyn, NY
In 1800, North America was home to Native Americans, Europeans and Africans. How did these groups interact over the next 100 years? What voices are left out of the story?
Mimi Stephens, The Choices Program, Brown University, Providence, RI; TBA TBA, , ,