Presenters will address the findings of a research project in which preservice teachers discussed the utility and challenges of inquiry instruction and participated in an online historical inquiry module.
Jessica Kilday, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, US; Anthony Pellegrino, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, US
This presentation for K-12 educators and college professionals includes information about successful implementation of this training and teaching model to increase Civil Rights Education using college students as mentors.
Michelle Higgins, Walla Walla Public Schools, Walla Walla, WA, US; Noah Leavitt, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, US; Sophie Schoub, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, US
Put your 1980s pop culture knowledge to good use with the help of free resources from National Geographic, and lead students' inquiry into the history of this U.S. time period.
Samantha Zuhlke , National Geographic Education, Washington, DC, US
You don't have to be a comedian to have kids laugh during your class. Students should laugh more than just once in a while. Advice, hints, clues made readily available.
Sam Gomberg, Shalhevet High School, Los Angeles, CA, US
Music, movies, photographs, political cartoons, and other documents will be analyzed to consider why Jazz music faced opposition during the 1920s, and how Jazz musicians responded to that opposition.
Jeffery Nokes, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, US
K-12 educators are invited to preview NMAI’s “Essential Understandings about American Indians.” Learn to use exciting American Indian content to address Common Core and other social studies standards.
Edwin Schupman, National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC, US
JJoin "Eleanor Roosevelt" and "Erasmus" in an unscripted process drama conversation designed to engage students in an understanding of the contributions of important people during historically significant events in history.
Lindsay DiBernardo, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ, US; Denise Greller, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ, US; William Warlick, Purnell School, Pottersville, NJ, US
Poster Session-Common Core: We Have an App for That (Civics & Government, Social Sciences, U.S. History, and World History)Submitted by TimDaly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 4:42pm
This interactive session will share a new app that aligns the College, Career, and Civic Life Framework with Common Core. The audience will take home ready-to-use exemplar lessons.
Cathy Cartier, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Brian Esselman, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Troy Kozak, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Antonio Muyco II, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US; Robert Walker, Affton School District, St. Louis, MO, US
Technology-driven lessons in multiple disciplines, to get both the “tech savvy” and non-tech savvy student engaged in the rigors of Common Core.
Ashley Shultz, Lakin High School, Lakin, KS, US; Matthew Shultz, Lakin High School, Lakin, KS, US
Participants will examine literature of the early 20th century as a way of understanding American history. Handouts, bibliographies, and discussion will enable teachers to understand Common Core expectations.
Bruce Wendt, Billings West High School, Billings, MT, US