Teachers will explore lesson plans and assessments based on Walter Werner's visual literacy research. They will walk away with exciting new strategies to support historical inquiry and the Common Core.
Do you avoid teaching writing because you fee; overwhelmed reading student work and providing feedback? Learn how automated-essay scorers and peer-review can reduce your workload while creating a student-centered classroom.
Explore strategies for writing in Social Studies and leave with classroom-ready U.S. History based writing lessons and assessments! Ideal for teachers of students with learning differences/diverse learning needs.
Make assessing historical thinking skills for elementary SS rigorous and realistic. Come review specific lesson plans, performance assessments and resources for introducing historical thinking skills in the elementary grades.
Learn how to captivate elementary school students with powerful, inquiry-based history lessons! Strategies for reaching all learners and age groups will be presented. Curriculum materials will be provided!
This clinic will focus on human rights and teaching controversy utilizing Purchased Lives an exhibit on the domestic slave trade, related teacher workshops, lesson plans, field trips and educational programs.
What really happened? Whose point of view? How did people react? Why? Experience and celebrate how historical events chronicled in newspapers can create excitement, engagement, and curiosity within your students.