The iPad is poised on the edge of revolutionizing technology use in the classroom. This session presents innovative teaching strategies using iPads to integrate literacy in the Social Studies classroom.
Deborah Watlington, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, US
Through Colorado's District Sample Curriculum Project, teachers from across the state have produced 670 K-12 curriculum samples based on the Colorado Academic Standards and the Common Core.
Stephanie Hartman, Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO, US; Brian Sevier, Colorado Department of Education, Denver, CO, US
The Common Core has become the new “West” in education. Learn strategies to search the Library of Congress website and teach with primary sources to promote reading and writing skills.
Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Elementary and Junior High, Bunker Hill, IL, US; Margaret Fredericksen, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, US; Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, US
Come and see how to use primary source documents in National History Day projects. See how you can fashion a student-centered, 21st century classroom.
Nicole Roper, West Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA, US
This session will provide strategies for using think alouds and annotating of documents in middle and high school classrooms. Examples of assignments and rubrics will be provided.
Jennifer Flores, Francis Howell High School, St. Charles, MO, US; Roderick Laughman, Hollenbeck Middle School, St. Charles, MO, US
This session explores novice history teachers' difficulties in engaging students into historical content and provides a framework to help teachers make explicit the value of history content for students.
Anthony Tuf Francis, Oakland University, Rochester Hills, OH, US
Dig deeply into family history with K-8 students. The research process along with oral history and photo/document analysis allows students to engage in historical thinking and authentic literacy experiences.
Katie Knapp, Kent State University, Kent, OH, US
The Dodgers broke a city's heart moving to sunny California in 1958-and dramatized the vast social changes occurring in 20th c. America. Here’s a teaching unit that shows how.
Ting-Yi Oei, Loudoun County Public Schools, Ashburn, VA, US
Facing History and Ourselves has created performance tasks that align our unique pedagogical approach with the Common Core. We will profile a case study of a classroom integrating these resources.
Lisa Lefstein-Berusch, Facing History and Ourselves, Cleveland, OH, US
Projector directors, historians and master educators will model evidence of sustainable progress made through TAH. Learn how to integrate depth of knowledge levels with image analysis to raise historical consciousness.
Rebecca Bush, Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Holland, MI, US; Jeannette Gabriel, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, US; Fran Macko, American Institute for History Education, LLC, Swedesboro, NJ, US; Kelly Woestman, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS