Popular music often addresses the issues of today. Yet, some songs tell the story of past historical events that correspond to primary source documents from that time period.
Brent Chowen, Brigham Young University--Hawaii, Laie, HI
Students don't have any background knowledge? Learn how to use pictures and tableau's to help students develop poems that demonstrate their understanding of historical perspectives. Also addresses Common Core Standards!
Ruth Luevanos, Pacoima Middle School, Pacoima, CA; Margarita Jimenez-Silva, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ; Pablo Ramirez, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
Using the writings of these travelers attendees allows teachers to integrate them into the classroom to teach both historical topics and the common core standards associated with reading.
Jonathon Kaminsky, Prospect High School, Mt. Prospect, IL
This interactive session will explore the incorporation of art into history lessons and the “card-sorting” strategy for making global connections. Handouts will be provided.
Lauren McArthur Harris, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Based on a multi-year study in Michigan schools, this interactive session will feature resources and demonstrate how teachers are integrating geography and world history in a research-based, meaningful way.
Lauren McArthur Harris, Elizabeth Hinde, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Jennifer Palacios Wirz, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
This presentation focuses on strategies for teaching the Pacific Theater of WWII with ready-to-go primary source materials that culminate in student-designed memorials. All attendees will receive a curriculum guide.
Stephanie Lee Rizas, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Bethesda, MD
Discover a research based and practical framework using moral dilemmas from historical and contemporary individuals to engage and amplify student’s reasoning skills in large class discussions. All Grade Levels.
Carolyn Flores, Jordan DeLay, Elaine Marinakos, Community High School District 99, Downers Grove, IL
Virtual tours of Mesoamerican Middle Eastern pyramids? Architectural similarities of Imperial Palace and Versailles? Investigate using religious and political buildings as cultural and historical artifacts in middle school world history.
Scott Peavey, Tonganoxie High School, Tonganoxie, KS; Tom Resovich, Leavenworth School District, Leavenworth, KS; Molly Fuller, Lawrence-Liberty Memorial Central Middle School, Lawrence, KS; Charley Forsyth, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
This workshop will provide a comprehensive understanding of the redesigned course and exam; concrete classroom strategies for addressing those changes; and guidance on completing the AP course audit.
James (Andy) Aiken
How do cowboys, computers, and cuisine all connect in the pre-modern Islamic world? Travel with us along pathways of pre-modern trade from China to Europe to America to find out!
Barbara Petzen, Middle East Policy Council, Washington, DC; Susan Douglass, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, Chris Rose, The University of Texas at Austin, TX