Join TCI to discover strategies and technology tips that will help you motivate students to make sense of the world around them--from past to present.
Bert Bower, Brian Thomas, TCI, Rancho Cordova, CA
Explore heroes and villains through the analysis of primary source documents from history's greatest "villain" Fidel Castro and unsung young heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War.
Ted Green, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
Most social studies topics incorporate archaeological information. Learn about standards-based educational resources offered by tht leading international archaeology organizations. Lesson plans, classroom resources, and recommended electronic media provided.
Meredith Anderson Langlitz, Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, MA; Christy Pritchard, The Brockington Institute, Elizabethtown, KY
Plunge into evidence-base, hands-on activities for history as Foldables become powerful, tactile, rechargeable tools to engage students and build learning ownership. Come learn, fold and gain ideas for formative assessment!
Jami Humphrey, Dinah Zike Academy, Comfort, TX
In The Armageddon Letters, two renowned scholars of the Cuban missile crisis have produced their masterpiece for the 50th anniversary of the crisis. The Armageddon Letters is a web-augmented, student friendly, virtual time machine that will leave readers breathless at the narrowness of humanity’s escape.
James G. Blight, Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON;
janet M. Lang, Watson Institute, Brown University, Providence, RI
Creative use of Canada and US developed teachers' guides/audio-visual materials addressing atrocities committed in the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945) to empower students to pursue peace and social justice as global citizens.
Thekla Lit, Canada Association for Learning & Preserving the History of WWII in Asia (ALPHA), Vancouver, British Columbia; Doug Cervi, Oakcrest High School, Mays Landing, New Jersey
The presentation will offer a psychological approach to improve the academic performance and interest of African-American students by highlighting the achievements of people of African descent in World History.
Malik Bostic, Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, Georgia; André Mountain, Richmond County Schools, Augusta, Georgia
Come to read, to sing along, or just to listen and learn of a century of courageous peacemakers who are too little known, too often overlooked: history's Most Dangerous Women.
Jan Maher, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, New York; Rosalie Romano, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA; Wendy Ewbank, Seattle Girls' School, Seattle, WA
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
Use local museum resources to create interesting lessons using primary sources that engage students. Participants will receive ready to use lesson plans focusing on the overlooked Pacific War Crimes Trials.
Lisa Pennington, Floyd County High School, Floyd, VA; Amanda Williams, MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk, VA