Expanding Visions/Bridging Traditions
Learn about an interdisciplinary service learning project/partnership with preservice teachers, library science candidates, and Habitat for Humanity. Early reading and citizenship development is promoted through social studies-themed home libraries.
GeoBeast is an online/application prototype platform designed to foster student use of primary sources to discover, geotag, and write about local history.
Learn about document-based games and writing resources that allow students to practice the skills necessary to master the DBQ without grading hundreds of essays. Created for an AP U.S. History course.
Get ready-to-use lessons on World War I from a national World War I Museum teaching fellow, engaging students with hands-on activities, primary source artifacts, and a service project.
Learn about efforts in Connecticut to deepen human rights education. Engage in lessons/practices that reshape how human rights education is delivered to 21st century students.
Use a historical thinking strategy with primary sources in order to discover the lived experiences of those oft-excluded or spoken for in the historic record: women!
Reshaping identities through cross-cultural learning experiences has tremendous implications for globalized education. This construct for teaching international students creates a learning environment to facilitate transition and develop intercultural understanding.
Explore the design principles of the Stanford History Education Group's Reading Like a Historian curriculum and learn strategies for constructing engaging, accessible, inquiry-based local history lessons.
Primary sources engage students, develop critical thinking, and build content knowledge. Interact with primary sources, analyze photographs, develop instructional strategies, and become familiar with Library of Congress resources.
Teach students to understand and create historical narratives that represent the diverse perspectives present in our classrooms today. The lesson uses historical thinking skills and the C3 framework to guide instruction.