Learn about a blended classroom model that focuses on historical concepts and historical thinking skills through self-directed content modules, projects, and simulations. Receive rubrics and sample activities.
Though linked historically, economically, and geographically, our largest trading partner/northern neighbor receives little classroom limelight. JFK's Canadian Parliament quote springboards to hands-on lessons emphasizing the Great Lakes Region and beyond.
Discover how to encourage creativity and critical thinking in a non-competitive/non-high-stakes manner. The Art Institute of Chicago's Teacher Advisory Panel will share effective pedagogy for promoting visual literacy.
Educate students about the scope and limits of police authority with lessons that include positive interactions with police officers; learning about police work; and opportunities to improve public safety.
Explore apps and digital tools that allow students to collect, create, and share information about the American Revolution. Strengthen critical thinking skills, while developing other literacies, including data, visual, and civic.