Get tools and tips for teaching major historical developments, including previous successes and current issues to be negotiated in the peace process. Participants will experience student activities. Resource packet provided.
Ben Chaika, Institute for Curriculum Services: National Resource Center for Accurate Jewish Content in Schools, San Francisco, CA
This session will give teachers the tools to effectively facilitate students in understanding "totalitarianism". Participants will be engage with a multi-media project and leave ready to teach the topic.
Lee Eysturlid, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL
Care to turn the "So what?" student opinion to history on its head? This session offers strategies and resources to make ancient history an investigative, "Now what?" search for answers.
Sarah Lockenvitz, Washington Middle School, Seattle, WA
Students were asked to develop social constructs on a simulated stranded island. The students compared and contrasted historical events, and establish a personal connection to the past.
Juan Walker, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA
Transform your classroom into a Global World's Fair, Renaissance style! This holistic approach incorporates historical inquiry, technology, and student collaboration into one hands-on, cohesive project. Classroom-ready materials provided.
Nicole Fagundes, Carson High School, Carson City, NV; Jenny Chandler, Carson High School, Carson City, NV
Presenters from the USC Shoah Foundation will share a variety of resources and lessons to teach about the history of the Rwandan genocide through the testimony of survivors.
Robert Hadley, Clackamas High School, Clackamas, OR; Kelly Watson, Fishers Junior High School, Fishers, IN
This session explores the power of using student-generated digital documentaries to explore the world history curriculum in an authentic, transformative way.
Christopher Leahey, North Syracuse Schools, North Syracuse, NY
Join TCI to discover engaging strategies for teaching secondary students world history and contemporary world studies. You'll learn concrete ways to connect students to concepts and important issues.
Nathan Wellborne, TCI, Mountain View, CA; Bert Bower, TCI, Mountain View, CA
The MS ST. Louis tragedy represents a dark chapter in Canadian and American immigration history. This session will use several powerful strategies for analyzing this and other historical events.
John Myers, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, ON; John Myers, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, ON
Get ready-to-go U.S. and World History lesson plans, and learn progressive ways to motivate students through hands-on approaches using simulations, new technology and great website resources.
Kristin Herigodt, Chippewa Middle School, Des Plaines, IL