Expanding Visions/Bridging Traditions
Learn how Oberlin led the way to educate Black Americans. Delve into strategies that engage students into elementary history about Black educators who bridged segregated schools. Handouts provided.
Creating partnerships with museums turned uninterested students into passionate advocates. Learn how students collaborated with stakeholders and used technology to present history. Here's how to scale and fund your project.
Empowering students to design and advocate for institutional reforms in national, state, and local governments that reinvigorate founding, democratic ideals.
Receive strategies for teaching about the judicial branch while exploring myths and misconceptions, judicial decision making, and attempts to politicize the courts.
Receive multiple social studies activities for student and family research projects that extend each National Standard lesson. Multiple handouts, PowerPoint, and web links.
Latin@s are often excluded from U.S. History textbooks and standards. This session will provide educators with background knowledge and resources for including Latin@ history in their instruction.
Learn about this exercise developed from the Heinz Dilemma, an established ethical riddle or quandary. Here, the dilemma is explained to students, who are then asked an ever challenging series of questions.
Learn about a schedule, methods, curriculum, and products that support inquiry and arts-based learning to explore citizenship and the development of a spirit of activism.
Explore the history of U.S. imperialism and its current manifestation with millions of Americans living in territories being denied full citizenship rights. Leave with lesson plan ideas and resources.
Explore how people around the world were affected by the Cold War. Participants will receive resources from the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, LOC.gov, Transatlantic Outreach Program, and SHEG.