Cultivating Empathy Through Instruction
Receive resources and strategies for using historically-based graphic novels to uniquely engage students' senses of historical empathy, agency, and reasoned judgement. Presenters will model three graphic novels.
Three free Bill of Rights Institute lessons offer participants ways to provide students with primary sources, content-rich narratives, and critical thinking as part of integrated civic learning and character development.
Learn about a new web-based resource to teach American slavery by working with a selection of its resources and teaching strategies in small groups.
Learn about strategies on how to have meaningful discussions in the classroom about race. This presentation highlights results from interviews with history educators and includes a skill-building exercise for the audience.
Create an environment of trust. Overcome imbalanced conversation through discussion-based teaching, or Harkness method, where active listening creates an inclusive climate of inquiry. For middle school and beyond.
Discover activities for teaching about climate justice with the resistance of indigenous Pacific Island peoples at the forefront. Explore historical and recent experiences of different island territories and nations.
Surrounded by violence and poverty, a school in St. Louis is empowering its students to become involved citizens in their community by engaging in the work of social justice.
San Francisco State University students researched veterans to explore diversity in local history and contributions to world events. At local national cemeteries, they shared this with K-12 students through service learning, history, and film.
All Quiet on the Western Front can be described as Common Core on steroids. Using the 1930s film as a platform, students will explore the costs of World War I.
Students are motivated to take action and empathize with greater ease as they create faux primary sources from the Civil Rights era.