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Monday, March 20 • 9:00am - 9:50am
WOW Them with History! - Tips to enhance student engagement in Social Studies class

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Demonstrate tools for capturing attention to allow students to absorb and learn the information. Describe specific strategies for Social Studies content delivery that center on brained-based learning, multiple intelligences, storytelling and humor as methods of instruction. Share teacher-created methods to enhance learning in the classroom, especially through song and movement including the Longitude and Latitude Rap. Provide assignment examples that empower students with choice, accommodate learning styles and increase their desire to learn Social Studies specific literacy skills.

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Tom Freesmeier

8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Harlem School District
10 years an educator(6-8; at risk to honors) and 8 years a presenter. My action research and presenting has always centered on Humor/Storytelling in the class. My passion is Social Studies. I recently developed and presented nationally on Social Studies engagement. I love to rap/sing... Read More →

Monday March 20, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am

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