Call for Proposals

We hope you will consider presenting a lesson or project that builds on the theme “Hatred and Healing in America.” The proposal deadline is January 12, 2018.

Possible topics include:

  • Media Literacy
    • How to listen to and understand the news and allegations of “fake news”
    • How to think critically about images and video
    • Comparing and contrasting different news outlets
  • Social Media – Exploring the role in plays in our national dialogues
  • Sources of hate speech – citizens, politicians, leaders
  • Historical perspective – how has the US coped with these matters in the past?
  • Voices of resistance
  • Addressing specific fears and concerns of the students in our classroom
  • What to do about it? The power of individual and group voices
  • The rise of the KKK and Neo-Naziism in America
  • The challenges of having and expressing an opinion as a teacher

Note that you may submit your own 50-minute session or team up with up to two other teachers producing lessons and/or projects on similar topics.

Please use the form below to submit your proposal for CASE , or email proposals directly to Bernie Heidkamp (bheidkamp [AT] oprfhs.org) or Katy Newcomb (knewcomb [AT] lths.net)

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