Expanding Visions/Bridging Traditions
Get an overview of how Teaching with Primary Sources improved engagement for students. Teachers increased their competency and confidence in choosing appropriate primary sources and developing strategies for their use in the ELL/LEP classroom.
From the Civil War to the civil rights movement, the concept of citizenship greatly expanded in our nation. This poster session features primary source-based educator resources to teach about this dynamic century in U.S. history.
Learn how to use primary sources to explore Puerto Rico and support application of the content and pedagogic approaches into early childhood and elementary classrooms.
Ever struggled with using primary sources with elementary students? Explore a statewide collaborative that designed primary source sets and eight analysis tools for elementary teachers.
Learn how to create your own primary source sets that emphasize state, national, and global perspectives. Leave with several sets that have already been created.
Learn about a unique, distributive approach to professional development. Initiated through a collaborative partnership between North Carolina State's College of Education and the North Carolina Museum of History, this project engaged educators from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and four districts within the state.
Michigan has conducted the Michigan Social Studies Olympiad for thirty years. Get the logistical tools to create this competition in your own state.
The untold saga of Italians who rescued Jews and other refugees fleeing the Nazis in WWII. Featuring Gino Bartali, Italian cycling hero, who risked his life to save innocent lives.
The recent award winning film Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American popular music: the Indigenous influence. The panel will discuss the Native American impact on Rock and Country music, as well as the educational materials designed by the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation's TeachRock project that allow K-12 teachers to use content from Rumble to introduce issues of indigenous people to their classrooms.
Analyze lessons learned from pre- and post-testing of students on litter and recycling topics. Learn about the interventions students identify to address these issues and their solutions. Participate in a hands-on demonstration or interactive activity.