Participants will become familiar with popular songs associated with American human rights struggles from the past and present. Participants will utilize the songs studied in sample inquiry activities.
A regional living history museum provides an engaging backdrop that highlights service learning opportunities for university education students to teach low SES students about diverse Louisiana cultures.
Have you tried teaching middle school friendly primary sources or DBQs (document-based questions)? Explore materials successfully used with students to teach the Declaration of Independence and primary sources it inspired.
New published scholarship about the Vietnam War challenges older views and prompts expanded understanding of that conflict. Participants will receive information developed by the annual USS Midway Institute for Teachers.
In a literacy-rich classroom, consider the relationship between academic vocabulary and student success. Experience Marzano's theory put to practical application with high-return, high-retention strategies for the American History classroom.