Transform your classroom from sit and get to a student-centered, inquiry-based learning environment. Opportunities to experience strategies and sample lessons, including a WWII project based unit, are provided.
Build skills in making inferences, evaluating sources and supporting conclusions with evidence by utilizing cartoons in your classroom. Sample lesson analyzes images of colonial protest prior to the American Revolution.
In this session participants will discuss how social studies teachers can collaborate in big idea thinking for 21st century learning by learning about our school-university partnership professional development technology model.
Connecting historic places with Minecraft, a technology tool familiar to young learners, makes a major impact on retention of content knowledge while developing 21st Century technology skills in social studies.
Reconstruction, pivotal moment in U.S. history lets students explore questions about national identity and responsibility, freedom and justice that are fundamental to historical understanding and citizenship today. Resource book included.