Participate in a "ready-to-go" lesson that draws students into the year 1917 and America's abandonment of isolationism to join the Great War using media from the time period.
Cameron May, Frontier School of Excellence, Kansas City, MO, US
War or “hug it out”: Learn how to integrate international conflict resolution into a history by engaging students in online diplomatic crises that are grounded in U.S. historical events.
Kori Green, El Dorado Middle School, El Dorado, KS, US; Brianna Lawrence, Connected Foundations, New York, NY, US; Jamie Sawatzky, Rocky Run Middle School, Chantilly, VA, US
Sustain K-12 social studies classroom expectations with inductive and deductive reasoning that inspire students to explore concepts, identify details, generate possibilities, and view from multiple perspectives using 20 effective approaches.
Marilyn Friga, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, US; Nancy Gallavan, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, US
This session examines how to dynamically engage students in inquiry and critical thinking activities about important social issues using U.S. monuments. Handouts of resources and materials will be provided.
William B. Russell III, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US; Stewart Waters, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, US
Find a new and engaging way to integrate the CCSS ELA Standards into your class through the use of art and historical empathy. Lessons provided.
Jason Endacott, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US; Christian Goering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US; Ginney Wright, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US
This poster reports on a professional development institute that aligned social studies instruction with the Common Cores State Standards using the life and work of Mark Twain as an example of participatory citizenship.
Meg Monaghan, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT, US
Teachers will take away technology tools to achieve the Common Core Standards of reading and writing in social studies. They can be adapted for any content area and grade level.
Amanda Colborne, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, US
This session explores strategies for classroom discussions of the relationship between mass media’s depiction of women and social attitudes towards women’s education, via early 20th-century primary documents and content.
Evan Mooney, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US
Explore the overlapping purposes, knowledge and skills of reading in English and social studies and identify ways to make critical connections between literary reading and reading like a historian.
Sheila Flihan, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US; Kristi Fragnoli, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, US
Through examining student projects and primary documents, teachers will gain a perspective on how to teach race relations through the stories of many other prominent athletes outside of Jackie Robinson.
Dave Wheeler, North Central High School, Indianapolis, IN, US