Get Started with Search Tags

Go directly to the Activities Database.

Two videos provide an introduction to goals & resources:

The Equality Continuum: Analytical Tools for Critical Thinking -- 3:11
***The page hosting this video has…
-- Examples of how simple frames support complex questions.
-- Analytical Toolbox -- a powerpoint overview of tools and the database

Four Worlds (4W): Overview & Invitation -- 5:04
***The page hosting this video includes links for 4W intro, powerpoints, working with parents, Spanish translations, and more.

USC CALIS Activities Database -- Sample Search Results

Search tags are used to facilitate integration of analytical tools & cases along with other support materials.

Analytical Toolbox

a powerpoint overview of tools and the database

TIRP topics
for high school

Search results for each topic will begin with an overview -- a single page file -- that details specific tools, cases, and activities for the topics including globalization, ethics & human rights, security, etc.
Ancient World History Focus on social science factors across time & space from birth of civilization to those outlined for the 6th grade California framework.
Medieval & Early Modern World History tag in development -- Focus on social science factors across time & space for societies outlined for the 7th grade California framework.
US History tag in development -- Focus on social science factors fo units outlined for the 8th grade California framework.
4W of Literature Four Worlds (4W) themes and analysis are applied to a selection of novels from 5th grade to high school.
ELD English Language Development (ELD) pilot project began in fall 2018 with Virtue Clusters and in Spring 2019 with orations.

The homepage for the Activities Database provides an important overview of analytical tools and case teaching that are the basis of the resource collection.

Teresa Hudock

 

Please contact me with any questions, suggestions, or feedback.

I am available for zoom meetings with your department and would be very happy to discuss ideas and help you get started.

Teresa Hudock
calis@usc.edu
office: 213-740-7794


Budapest 2017 -- opening keynote address to teachers in Hungary at the inaugural national conference hosted by the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC)