Each year school groups visit historic sites around the country. While some view these experiences as merely practice for future spring breaks, they actually support, deepen, and extend classroom learning.
Robert Madden, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
The presentation will focus on Ann Bausum's Freedom Riders and how to incorporate issues of social justice in the classroom.
Deborah Wooten, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Jeremiah Clabough, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; Ann Bausum, Janesville, WI; Jennifer Emmett, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC
Students wonder why certain documents are well known and repeatedly used. This session covers not only the historical content of documents, but covers skills on how to determine historical significance.
Brent Chowen, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI
History comes alive when students interact with artifacts. This session will inspire with examples of integrating primary documents, literary texts, and contemporary non-fiction materials for projects and curriculum
Sylvia Tag, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA; Holly Smith, North Gwinnett High Shool, Suwanee, Georgia
This workshop will model lessons on push and pull factors, waves of immigration, and nativism throughout U.S. history in order to contextualize and respond to contemporary immigration.
Sarah Herder, The Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, MN; Emily Farell, The Advocates for Human Rights, Minneapolis, MN
Come take part in easy to replicate learning activities that integrate primary and secondary sources. All modeled lessons and websites emphasize the various economic roles women played throughout American history.
Shawn Wilson, Norcross High School, Gwinnett County, GA; Danielle Kaiser, Brookwood High School, Gwinnett County, GA; Kelly Evers, Berkmar High School, Gwinnett County, GA
Technology is only as good as its goal! In this session you will learn about our Master Technology Teacher PD and how we are immersing teachers in 21st century learning.
Lisa Matherson, Paul W. Bryant High School, Cottondale, AL; Laren Hammonds, Paul W. Bryant High School, Cottondale, AL; Vivian Wright, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
This is a presentation of a unique traveling historical display of the infamous 1955 Emmett Till murder. The exhibit chronicles the history of the event and reexamines the latest evidence.
Jeffrey Moore, Bandon High School, Bandon, OR
Challenge the way you think about race, civil rights, and the Pacific Northwest by attending a presentation on Seattle's unique civil rights history.
Teresa Frizell, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Audio primary source analysis strengthens the critical analysis and thinking skills today's employers demand. Case studies and examples will demonstrate the value of audio primary source use in instruction.
Colin Haller, West Springfield High School, Springfield, VA