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U.S. History

Freedom Now: Exploring Multiple Voices of the Civil Rights Movement

This hands-on session introduces participants to multiple, every-day voices of the Civil Rights movement through Brown University's Choices Program's unit Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. Curriculum provided.

Attention! A Call for Innovation in Teaching the Civil War

Searching for engaging ways to teach the Civil War? Join leading educational organizations as they highlight cutting-edge strategies and digital offerings that will excite teachers and create lifelong students!

Time Saving Planning Tools for Teachers

Do you wish you had time to find the right tool to engage your students? Two reference cards provide engaging strategies and resources at your fingertips that support C3 implementation.

Differentiating Instruction in the Social Studies Classroom

Teachers should strive to meet the needs of all students. Come learn how differentiation can help you reach out to and engage them by tweaking what you're already doing!

Sports: A Struggle for Civil Rights

Sports are engrained in American culture and used as a lens can enhance your Civil Rights Unit. This C3 lesson follows female and male athletes throughout their struggles and triumphs.

The Pursuit of Equality through Diversity: Interpreting the Civil War

The Civil War is a pivotal conflict taught passionately by educators to a diverse population throughout the United States. Join panelists in evaluating issues of equitably disseminating this epic story!

Using the Inquiry Design Model to Build An Inquiry Toolkit

The C3 Framework comes alive through the New York State Toolkit, a resource of K-12 curriculum inquiries designed around the four dimensions of the Inquiry Arc.

Exploring U.S. History Using Digital Public Library of America Resources

The award-winning Digital Public Library of America contains millions of primary sources from American history. This session shows educators how to guide students through inquiry-based research using DPLA's expansive resources.

From Abstraction to Action: How Frameworks Can Inform Authentic Inquiry

Revitalized state frameworks inspired by the C3 have provided educators with opportunities to move from the abstract to reality as they consider how to best implement inquiry lessons.

From A to Zinn: Helping Elementary Preservice Teachers Rethink History

Using student-centered and hands-on learning experiences, this session highlights whether combining teaching methods for elementary social studies with instruction on diverse historical perspectives increases the historical understandings of pre-service teachers.

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