Join TCI to discover how you can integrate Common Core Standards into your instruction without reinventing the wheel. You'll look at Common Core and your content in a new way.
Nancy Bredin, TCI, Mountain View, CA, US
Come learn about ways to integrate ESPN's documentary series "30 for 30" to teach about issues, trends, people, and events that transformed the national landscape over the last forty years.
Kristy Brugar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, US
Do you teach social studies methods for teacher candidates? Strategies to motivate teacher candidates to teach social studies that enhances student learning will be presented and discussed.
Cheryl Torrez, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, US; Scott Waring, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US
An 18th century Louisiana village provides an engaging backdrop for bringing CCSS to life for elementary and middle school students via collaboration between living history museum, university, and local schools.
Toby Daspit, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US; Jolie Johnson, Vermilionville Folklife Center, Lafayette, LA, ; Janet Pope, Lafayette Parish School System, Lafayette, LA, US; Elaine Riley-Taylor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, US
Encourage your students to think critically about museum exhibits by using technology to create an online gallery of inquiry. Detailed lesson ideas and instructions for digital immigrants and natives.
Rhonda Gambill, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US
Three Teaching American History grant teachers share their research findings regarding a collection of Depression-era sources and creative ideas for using photographs, documents, and maps to create a classroom museum.
Christi Carlson, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Heather Walker, Williams High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US; Lori Wright, Coconino High School, Flagstaff, AZ, US
Preserving American Freedom, a new digital resource, explores U.S. history and civics through primary sources. Come learn how its design fosters teaching reading and writing in the social studies classroom.
Beth Twiss Houting, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US
How to Select and Frame Historical and Contemporary Controversies to Promote High-Quality DiscussionSubmitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 2:51pm
Discussions that promote powerful learning about public issues need to be focused on important questions that help students explore core concepts, weigh empirical evidence, and deliberate tensions among core values.
Christopher Esposito, Downers Grove South High School, Downers Grove, IL, US
Transform your classroom Peace Table into a place for your students to rewrite history and resolve conflicts between historic figures. Social justice empowers students to envision a more peaceful future.
Mary Ledbetter, University of Texas Elementary School, Austin, TX, US
Understanding relationships between social studies and Common Core Literacy at the elementary level is essential. We will explore ways to use literacy strategies to enhance student understanding of U.S. history.
Janet Armstrong, Buford Elementary School, Lancaster, SC, US; Allison Horton, Buford Elementary School, Lancaster, SC, US