Students can learn about the American Revolution by playing this card game. Filled with heroes, events, and turning points - can you lead the colonists to freedom?
Robert Hillhouse, Austin ISD, Austin, TX
Discover compelling questions for inquiry-based re-examinations of US history and contemporary issues. Explore authentic Indigenous primary sources for critical literacy and other skills. Free, ready-to-go resources from NMAI and MT-OPI!
Edwin Schupman, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC; Mike Jetty, Montana Office of Public Instruction, Helena, MT
Transform classroom environment from teacher-directed to student-led through learner inquiry and contribution. Students invest in their curriculum by choosing, engaging with, and reflecting upon their course of study.
Nancy Dowdy, Southside High School, Batesville, AR
C?©sar Ch?°vez's grandson, Anthony, will share his grandfather's story about the development of the United Farm Worker's union and the fight for farm worker's rights in the United States.
Anthony Chavez, Cesar E. Chavez Foundation, Keene, CA; Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, CA
This presentation suggests ways we can encourage students to think and act as ""people's historians"" using Howard Zinn's work in the context of project based learning.
Stacia Snow, Tech Valley High School, Rensselaer, NY; Josh Hatala, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY
What is media literacy and what does it look like in the Common Core history classroom? Participants will leave armed with classroom-tested activities that address media literacy standards.
Natalie Wojinski, West Contra Costa USD, Richmond, CA, @mswojo
This interactive session will model strategies focusing on using an inquiry-based, student-driven process that engages and empowers every single student in the classroom--including reluctant learners and first-generation college students.
Laura Swartzbaugh, National-Louis University, Chicago, IL, @lswartzbaugh
Participants will explore US History perspectives through the inquiry model. The session will explore ways for students to take informed action. Participants will receive resources to implement the inquiry model.
Glenn Diedrich, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, MA, @gdiedrich1776; Geraldine Stevens, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Evanston, IL
Grant recipient will share her/his imaginative, innovative, and illustrative social studies teaching strategies; and/or how she/he supported student implementation of innovative social studies, citizenship projects, field experiences, and community connections.
Ana (Award Session Place Holder) Post, NCSS, Silver Spring, MD
Seamlessly integrate the evidence-based writing into the history classroom without sacrificing content. Using age-appropriate DBQ‚Äôs students hone their evidence-based writing and close reading of complex text while tackling essential content.
Tim Matthews, F.A. Day Middle School, Newton Public Schools, Newton, MA; Marla Blair, Brown Middle School, Newton Public Schools, Newton Centre, MA