Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Explore and write about what kinds of plants and animals robins eat.
Define a project and meet with a community partner. Present the community problem and proposed solutions to a special session of the city council.
Simulate the writing of a constitution for the hypothetical country of Permistan.
Conduct an opinion poll on-racial profiling. Physically engage students by having them move around from “Agree” to “Disagree” to “Undecided” positions during discussion.
Prior to the 2002 mayoral election in Newark, New Jersey, students study the candidates’ positions on issues they have chosen to track.
Create a brochure promoting a European city and write a letter proposing future plans to improve it.
Role-play representatives from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Ukraine, apply for entry to the EU and make a presentation to the EU Council of Ministers.
Simulate a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on a First amendment case about a Texas school district delivering prayers over the intercom.
On a class field trip to historic Bartram’s Garden, pupils learn how the local watershed area of the Schuylkill River has changed over time.
Make global comparisons of quality of life indicators with those of Indonesia.
Consider the several push-pull factors involved in the migration of Mexican workers to the Maquiladoras of Monterrey, and to the U.S. for seasonal work, then back home to north central Mexico.
Study the locations of trenches and volcanoes and learn the relationship between them. Discuss the pros and cons of living near a volcano.
Examine the past and present boundaries of Jerusalem and the reasons why and how these came about.
Examine how human interaction with the environment has altered the annual flooding of the Nile River and what the implications are for the region.
By looking at different perspectives in news articles and working in small groups, develop a better understanding of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
On a field trip to see historic maps, analyze how resources influence settlement patterns, and how land- and cityscapes change due to urbanization.
Use data and models to define the location of economically distressed neighborhoods located in Denver.
Consider the impacts of human migration on physical and human systems and ask "where will the future growth of San Antonio occur?"
What should the U.S. relationship with the rest of the world be? And what artifacts should be selected for a Museum of Patriotism and Foreign Policy?
Create, present, revise, and defend a Federal budget, and then reflect on what was learned.
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