2014 NCSS Conference: Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical Maps at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center

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Map Your Way! Teaching with Historical Maps at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center I always struggle with selecting the best sessions to attend at a conference, especially at a conference like NCSS with hundreds of options each day. I am very glad that the Map Your Way session caught my attention; it turned out…

2014 NCSS Conference: Teaching with Primary Sources + Boundless Resources = Boundless Potential

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“Teaching with Primary Sources + Boundless Resources = Boundless Potential.”  Library of Congress’s Teaching with Primary Sources  Program.  In 2012, GHS received a grant from the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Eastern Region at Waynesburg University to promote the use of primary sources in Georgia’s classrooms. TPS Eastern Region asked GHS and two other grantees…

2014 NCSS Conference: Resources for Your Classroom

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I had the opportunity  to represent GHS at the 2014 National Council for the Social Studies conference in Boston last month. It was difficult to leave the balmy temperatures of the Lowcountry to brave the frigid New England weather, but the experience was well worth it. I will be sharing some of the exciting ideas and resources…