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Gain ideas and strategies from past conference materials and handouts compiled and/or created by teachers and staff from the Teaching with Primary Sources Program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and with other collaborators.
2016 Directions: Midwest Education Conference
Historical Thinking Chart from Standford (SHEG)
General Search Guide for the Library of Congress, LOC.gov (for teachers)
Thinking Routines & Strategies
Stems sheet for folders (to help students think historically)
2016 Illinois Council for the Social Studies at Millikin University
Teaching Historical Thinking in the Elementary Classroom
Presented by Cheryl Best, firstname.lastname@example.org
New Frontiers in the Common Core ELA History/Social Studies Standards
Presented by Jason Stacy and Amy Wilkinson
2015 California History-Social Science Project Conference at UCLA- "Teaching the Past for Tomorrow: Conference on the Future of History Education"
Less Time and Not Tested: Keeping Social Studies Alive in My Elementary Classroom
Questions? Contact Cheryl Best, email@example.com or Amy Wilkinson, firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 National Council for the Social Studies Conference, Boston, MA
Supporting Search Guides: (All guides are updated!)
Locate Prints & Photographs
2013 National Council for the Social Studies Conference, St. Louis, MO
Common Core readings from the Teaching with the Library of Congress Blog and in the Teaching with the Primary Sources Journal
Additional resources highlighted at the poster session:
2012 National Council for the Social Studies Conference, Seattle, WA