Connect with the education department of The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas to learn strategies for weaving the Museum’s collection of historic photographs, documents, films and oral histories into engaging teaching tools. Learn how to access the materials shown during the living history presentation and related primary-source lesson plans on the JFK assassination and its legacy.
Explore the world of foreign affairs and learn how to combine fiction, memoirs, and primary sources to enhance learning in this unique, interactive session. Exclusive resources and lessons for participants.
Replace drab, uninspired student notebooks with technology-blended interactive notebooks. Engage students in manipulating information about social studies standards using several types of writing and innovative graphic techniques. Ready-to-use resources provided.
The presentation will focus on strategies for teaching biographical information about historical figures through children’s literature. Five strategies will be described and modeled. Resources will be provided for the strategies.
Participants will examine effective integration of Social Studies and Common Core Standards. Strategies for improving teacher candidates’ abilities to create effective integration will be shared. Participants will receive example lessons.
Through the Young Citizens video program, students in Canada explore history, learn new skills and make connections throughout the country. Discover how your students can reach new heights through filmmaking.