Teaching Global History (Neolithic-2014): Pedagogy, Content, Assessments and the Common Core

Professional Development



  • 08/14/2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • UFT, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, Manhattan
  • Presenter: Doug Young, CEE Director for Professional Development


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12


Looking for ways to introduce economics into you global courses which meets the Common Core and C3 Frameworks? Look no further! This practical workshop will give you motivating lessons and curriculum materials that supplement existing world geography and world history courses. The first half of the program acquaints educators with 23 lessons aimed at teaching world history and economics together using active, student-centered teaching methods from the Neolithic Era to 1800. The second half of the workshop will focus on post-World War II up to the present with lessons on Global issues melding history, economics, geography and civics.

Participants will leave with:

  • The publication, Teaching Middle School History, with 23 lessons on topics from the Neolithic Era to 1800.
  • Additional lessons on the Holocaust, World War II, the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union.
  • Access to lessons on Globalization from EconEdLink.org and other websites.
  • 6 Continuing Education Units
  • Lunch provided

Who Should Attend?

Social Studies teachers (Grades 5–12)


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