NCSS

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

Lesson to improve through travel?

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Overview

  • Creating Curriculum with Complexity
  • Sample Curriculum
  • How to find opportunities

Permission to....

  • Abandon efficency
  • Be a hoarder
  • Try on, say "yes"
  • Obsess over objects
  • Think deeply

What Lessons Look Like

  • Inquiry based
  • Constructivist
  • Primary Sources (+)
  • Student centered

Complicating Conquest

Rethinking the Spanish Invasion of the Americas

Big Ideas


1. Conquest is a dynamic process—contact results in the negotiation and hybridization--not just monolithic domination

2. Primary sources are not just textual

Essential Questions

1. How did Spanish and indigenous cultures influence each other in the development of the "New World"?

2. Why do traditional narratives of conquest overlook the lasting legacy of indigenous cultures in Americas?

Describe
Interpret
Evaluate

Traveling the Silk Road

Interactions beyond trade

Students will understand the interaction between trade, culture, and religion by partaking in an interactive activity highlighting key cities and historical themes along the Silk Road

Describe
Interpret
Evaluate

Tips to Travel

  • list serves, blogs, newletters
  • networking, google
  • Look for "deadline extended"
  • 2 recommendation allies
  • Get creative with funding

Kim Young