Well, the conference is this weekend, so let’s take a look at some more sessions that might be of interest! Be sure to check out other previews here and here and here and also here. Please register and join us, and be sure to check out this preview of our two fantastic keynote speakers as well!
Remember that our theme for this virtual conference is
Session: Don’t Make Me Repeat Myself: Teaching Contextualization to Effect Change
This presentation uses primary sources and pedagogy to inform and inspire discourse about history. Using historical thinking skills, participants will experience how to perceive the past through a contextual lens to broaden perspective and effect change.
Session: Transforming History Curriculum by Integrating Diverse Voices of America’s Past
Engage with strategies to integrate primary and secondary sources representing diverse voices in American History, leveraging library databases.
Session: Grounded in the local: Rediscovering African-American History
During this session, Newsela will demonstrate the importance of using local experts and resources in your social studies courses – specifically, African-American History. Florida has a complex story to tell regarding African-American History, and that story should be told through the use of local historical resources and primary sources, to make the content come to life for students.
Session: Building Support Networks for Advanced Placement Teachers in Florida
Session for AP Teachers interested in participating in a support, sharing, leadership and communication network among AP teachers in social studies throughout the state. Teaching strategies will be discussed.
We will share some more sessions tomorrow. Until then, register today for what will be an excellent conference!