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Expanding Visions/Bridging Traditions

Explore, Engage, Create with LOC TPS

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.

Expanding Citizenship: From the Civil War to Civil Rights

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.

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

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.

Rumble: Native Americans in Rock and Roll and the Classroom

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.

Keep America Beautiful

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.

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