Teachers attending the pre-conference workshops on Sunday 29 September and the ICSS conference will be eligible for a license renewal credit.
Population Education: Sharing a World of 7.6 Billion: Activities for Global Understanding
In this hands-on professional development workshop presented by Population Education, participants will engage in participatory activities to understand how to teach about global population trends and the effects of human population growth throughout history. Ideal for human geography, global studies, civics, world history, and other secondary social studies subjects, these activities will focus on data analysis, modeling, and group problem-solving skills in the classroom. All lesson plans are aligned to both national and Iowa state standards.
Founded in 1975, Population Education is a non-profit program that provides K-12 teachers with innovative, hands-on lesson plans and professional development to teach about human population growth and its effects on the environment and human well-being.
Teaching American History: Trailblazers and Torchbearers: Women in American History
Registration: 8:30am Seminar: 9:00am-3:00pm
Women’s political, social and economic status has undergone several transformations in American history. This seminar will explore readings and documents in three of those stages: Women of Reform and Revolution, Women in the Progressive Era and Voting Booths and Is Suffrage Enough – the Lasting Impact.
Link to agenda and readings.