This poster presentation will provide five lessons that are ready to be taken back to the classroom and implemented.
Meredith Rueger, Thompkins Middle School, Evansville, IN, US
National Archives will display three civil rights lessons linked to the Common Core Standards. DocsTeach.org offers teachers hundreds of lessons as writing prompts. A free CD will accompany display.
Mickey Ebert, National Archives, Kansas City, MO, US
Making social studies authentic is as easy as looking in your backyard. Preservice teachers join their local historical museum creating lessons that accelerate student learning and accentuate the museum’s exhibits.
Jesse Haight, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA, US
America’s overseas cemeteries and memorials offer unique perspectives to understanding American memory. Discover resources from the American Battle Monuments Commission and the Friends of the National World War II Memorial.
Tim Nosal, American Battle Monuments Commission, Arlington, VA, US; James Percoco, Friends of the National World War II Memorial, Washington, DC, US
Go on an adventure while discovering the past. This program through National History Day will help you get there.
Gary Morris, McLean County High School, Calhoun, KY, US
This session provides concrete examples of teacher researchers who have long-standing commitments to what we've called "the un-common core" - highlighting the essential nature of history, inquiry and justice for K-5.
Sushma Bridgemahon, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Zanne Newman, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Susan Noffke, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign, Champaign, IL, US; Katie Hickey Snyder, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US; Jennifer Varvel, Champaign Public Schools, Champaign, IL, US
Connecting students with veterans illustrates the commonalities in the American story, passing patriotism from one generation to another for a sustainable democracy in a country that they will one day lead.
Barbara Hatch, Veterans Heritage Project/Cactus Shadows High School, Cave Creek, AZ, US
This session presents historical facts about the Buffalo Soldiers in U.S. history. Interactive power-point, documents and teaching strategies are also used to target cultural and racial awareness in the curriculum.
Rose Merrell- James, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA, US; Terrence A. James, Chambersburg, PA, US
Bring your American History instruction alive with easy, affordable, hands-on activities to help your students feel excited about learning and remember the concepts.
Patti Cornelius, B. McDaniel Middle School, Denison, TX, US; Sharla Mullens, B. McDaniel Middle School, Denison, TX, US
Multi-Touch Textbooks engage students. Review questions, linkable glossary, study cards, maps. Text and content by classroom teacher. Primary sources with narration. Fun facts enrich learning.
Brian Hurd, Mary of Lourdes Middle School, Little Falls, MN, US