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
Explore an exciting method of teaching history where students formulate innovative, effective solutions to simulated, real-world problems using a collaborative process called the â€œ4 Ds of problem-solving,â€ from Ted McCain.
LeAnne Wyatt, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX; Lynn Granello, St. John's Episcopal School, Dallas, TX
Facing History and Ourselves has created resources for teaching evidence-based argumentative writing. Presentation will profile writing strategies and highlight connections to the History/Social Studies Common Core standards.
Mary Johnson, Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA
Join TCI to discover concrete strategies for engaging students in learning and connecting them to history. Youâ€™ll learn how to transform history instruction by tapping multiple intelligences.
Nathan Wellborne, TCI, Mountain View, CA; Brian Thomas, TCI, Mountain View, CA
Bring your iPad and explore intriguing educational apps, Web 2.0 sites, and new digital textbooks that up the device's usefulness and potential. Share apps and practices and see classroom examples.
Tom Daccord, EdTechTeacher, Chestnut Hill, MA
This session will focus on how collaborative planning across disciplines can be flexible and successful. Adaptable and innovative teaching strategies will be presented and explored by participants. Resources provided.
Alice Aichele, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio; Lisa Lloyd, Hastings Middle School, Upper Arlington City Schools, Upper Arlington, Ohio
Led by a sixteen-year veteran of the Chicago Public Schools, this workshop will explore teaching and learning strategies that fully engage student learners and raise rigor in the inclusive classroom.
Ray Kinzie, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinois
This interactive hearing engages participants in a historical role play to show how the nation's founders were influenced by European Enlightenment thinkers.
Courtney Ferrari, Valley Catholic Middle School, Beaverton, OR
A Secondary Social Studies TPA Supervisor reports findings from the field and recommends strategies for preparing candidates for success in this complex but meaningful portfolio assessment system.
Siri Anderson, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN; Cathy Zozakiewicz, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA