This session focuses on teaching Black history with primary sources (speeches, artwork, demographic data). Presenters will focus on the political economy of slavery, Great Migration, and Civil Rights movement.
Christine Woyshner, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA; Amy Cohen, Julia R. Masterman Middle School, Philadelphia, PA; Marc Brasof, Constitution High School, Philadelphia, PA
To improve student academic achievement, target vocabulary. Through an interactive and engaging workshop, explore five easily replicable instructional routines for teaching social studies word learning through meaningful and multiple exposures.
Tina Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina; Dixie Massey, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Cesar Chavezâ€™ grandson, Anthony and Fred Korematsuâ€™s daughter, Karen will share personal stories and classroom resources about the farm workerâ€™s struggle and the fight against the WW II Japanese Internment.
Evan Goldberg, Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward, California; Anthony Chavez, Cesar Chavez Institute, Hayward, California; Karen Korematsu, Fred Korematsu Institute for Civil Liberties and the Constitution, San Francisco, California
Motivate with music! Create activities utilizing songs proven successful to engage students and enhance knowledge. Packets of 100+ song ideas help teachers develop resources for immediate use in any classroom.
Judith Failoni, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, Missouri; Ed Wright, Brentwood High School, St. Louis, Missouri
Educators with in-country experience will discuss South African socio-economic issues with emphasis on sustainability and disseminate materials for use in African Studies, Economics, AP World History, and Global Studies classrooms.
MaryLynne Fillmon, Westwood High School, Mesa, Arizona; Sharon M. Sweeney, Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Flemington, New Jersey
This interactive presentation will model structures and strategies that help students listen to and learn from perspectives that differ from their own or with which they disagree strongly.
John King, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR; Margaret Perrrow, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
Teaching AP Macroeconomics invites the challenge of integrating economic issues with essential concepts and skills. This session shows how basic economic theory relates to the recent global recession.
Clark Ross, Dean of Faculty at Davidson College, Davidson, NC; Gabriel Sanchez, Bonita High School, La Verne, CA
Our mission is to make material more accessible to students by creating a kinesthetic response. We create lessons that get students out from their desks, actively engaged in "doing history."
Jody Drezner Alperin, Off The Page, Inc., Brooklyn, NY; Vicky Finney Crouch, Off The Page, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Participants will analyze events leading up to the Revolution. They will engage in the art of debate and use digital technology to create a cartoon animation.
Teresa Potter, Fisher Elementary, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Beth Howard, Mark Twain Elementary, Tulsa, OK
Learning the skills of discussion are imperative to citizenship development. Join this workshop to learn about different methodologies for classroom discussion that engage learners in content and build skills.
Katie Moore, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA; Bebs Chorak, Street Law Inc., Silver Spring, MD