Students consider the perspectives of various stakeholders—colonists, enslaved Africans, and Native peoples—and explore the factors that led to rebellion, war, and the independence of the U.S.
Engaging Students in Contested Issues: The Choices Approach
8:30 am — 3:00 pm The Tool Box Professional Development Center
Round Rock, TX
Round Rock, TX
Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!
Participants will be immersed in The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion unit and will examine parts of Westward Expansion: A New History unit. Both units are provided. Participants will discuss ways to adapt these units to specific classroom goals. A review of free resources available from the Choices Program, as well as a sneak preview of new Choices U.S. history units will also be provided.Hosted by Cedar Valley Middle School
Register $145Per Person
Workshop includes the two curriculum units, lunch, and a certificate of completion.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
U.S. History and geography teachers are the main audience. Texas History teachers will also find the material relevant. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12. Humanities teachers often use our materials and are encouraged to attend.
Choices Teaching Fellow
Kristine Frailing is a 20 year veteran teacher from south Florida and is currently residing in Tennessee where she is a Board Member on the Tennessee Council for the Social Studies. She taught four advanced placement courses for College Board and is a reader for the AP U.S. Government and Politics Exam. She is the 2012 Social Studies Teacher of the Year for Broward County, FL. Kristine has been conducting workshops for Choices for five years and is dedicated to providing professional development and resources to teachers around the country.