Faculty members and preservice candidates from two universities, an education specialist from the National Archives, and teachers from two elementary schools share collaborative efforts to build inquiry learning from P-4.
Use Google applications, extensions, and Classroom to incorporate digital tools for diverse learners. Practice ways to engage students in lessons, and enhance student creations to address essential questions.
Ida Wells. Bayard Rustin. General Forrest. Learn about historical figures taking a principled stance, sometimes contrary to democratic ideals, and students deliberating how far to go to enact one's principles.
Aguinaldo. Geronimo. Nat Turner. Brigham Young. Freedom fighter, terrorist, or something in between? Learn how students investigated violent conflicts across US History and decided how to represent them.
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