Vintage maps reflect the cultural, social, political and economic values of an era. Participants will explore strategies to incorporate 19th century maps of Africa and the Mississippi into the curriculum.
In an interactive poster session, participants will learn how portraiture may be integrated in history instruction to advance students' understanding of historic persons and the construction of narratives.
This exploration of Civil Rights leaders beyond Dr. King enables critical evaluation of leadership and its challenges. Teachers will leave with a great multi-day, standards-based lesson and an all-inclusive DVD.
An academic historian turned author/performer demonstrates proven, exciting, and easy methods to inspire young students to historical literacy and content knowledge, including role-play, humor, primary sources, and storytelling.
Want to incorporate inquiry lessons in your social studies classroom? Experience history as mystery strategies in action. Examine clues, make hypotheses, and learn to help your students think like historians.
Participants will learn how to issue-ize their existing instructional units in American History and World History by applying an issues-centered focus to increase student engagement, understanding and responsibility.
Baltimore City Public Schools is developing content-rich digital curriculum units that incorporate interactive lessons/assessments to increase instruction to better prepare students for PARCC and the reality of classroom time constraints.