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Monday, March 18 • 10:10am - 11:00am
Using Sports to Teach Social Studies LIMITED

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The world of sports is full of geography, economics, history, politics and social issues. It is woven into pop culture and our everyday lives. Join us for concrete examples of lesson and project ideas including my created "Made Up _____ League" series, how to use a fantasy sports platform called FANschool to teach current events, and using sports as a launchpad for class discussions about complex topics like the right to protest the anthem and government financing of stadiums, or fun facts like President Trump's time as owner of a pro football team.

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John C Honish

Middle School Social Studies Teacher and International Educational Hip Hop Sensation, Waunakee Community Middle School
7th grade Social Studies Teacher at Waunakee Community Middle School living in DeForest, WI, formerly of Beloit, WI (7 years at Beloit Turner). Middle school is often the worst few years of a kid\\'s school experience... BUT IT DOESN\\'T HAVE TO BE!In school, I\\'m all about gameification... Read More →

Monday March 18, 2019 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
Senate A