The 31st Colorado Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference Bridging the Divides: Civil Discourse in the 21st Century happened on April 13, 2018.
Teaching with Primary Sources Western Region was well represented with a session by Peggy O’Neill-Jones and Kelly Jones-Wagy, Michelle Pearson and Sherrie Galloway, as well as a keynote by the TPS Consortium member, Joel Breakstone with the Stanford History Education Group.
Below are the presentations by TPS from CCSS.
Telegrams to Tweets: Social Media in Social Studies
Engage students in their medium. Social Media participants interact with social media, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube to teach students to think critically by analyzing social media as a primary source.
Political Cartoons: Historical Points of View
Download conference handout and other session notes here.