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National Seminars

Each teacher participating as a National Fellow in a national seminar prepares a curriculum unit to be taught the following year in his or her school and to be shared with other teachers in the school district and elsewhere.

Guides to the curriculum units prepared each year consist of synopses written by their authors and contain recommendations of the school courses and grade levels where the units may best apply.


Curriculum Units by National Fellows of the Yale National Initiative: 2005-2014

2014
Volume IUnderstanding History and Society through Images, 1776-1914
Volume IIPlaying with Poems: Rules, Tools, and Games
Volume IIIImmigration and Migration and the Making of a Modern American City
Volume IVEloquence
Volume VPlace Value, Fractions, and Algebra: Improving Content Learning through the Practice Standards
Volume VIMicrobes Rule!
 
2013
Volume IPicture Writing
Volume IIInterpreting Texts, Making Meaning: Starting Small
Volume IIIThe Art of Biography
Volume IVInvisible Cities: The Arts and Renewable Community
Volume VEnergy Sciences
Volume VIGenetic Engineering and Human Health
 
2012
Volume IInterdisciplinary Approaches to Consumer Culture
Volume IIStorytelling: Fictional Narratives, Imaginary People, and the Reader's Real Life
Volume IIIThe American Presidency
Volume IVNarratives of Citizenship and Race since Emancipation
Volume VHow Drugs Work
Volume VIAsking Questions in Biology: Discovery versus Knowledge
Volume VIIEnergy, Environment, and Health
 
2011
Volume IThe Art of Reading People: Character, Expression, Interpretation
Volume IILove and Politics in the Sonnet
Volume IIIThe Idea of America
Volume IVThe Big Easy: Literary New Orleans and Intangible Heritage
Volume VChemistry of Everyday Things
Volume VIGreat Ideas of Primary Mathematics
Volume VIIOrgans and Artificial Organs
 
2010
Volume IConnecting the Visual to the Verbal in the Classroom
Volume IIPersuasion in Democratic Politics
Volume IIICreating Lives: An Introduction to Biography
Volume IVThe Mathematics of Wallpaper
Volume VNanotechnology and Human Health
Volume VIEvolutionary Medicine
 
2009
Volume IStorytelling around the Globe
Volume IIThe Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of the Civil Rights Movement
Volume IIIShakespeare and Human Character
Volume IVThe Sound of Words: An Introduction to Poetry
Volume VGreen Chemistry
Volume VIThe Brain in Health and Disease
Volume VIIEnergy, Climate, Environment
 
2008
Volume IApproaches to Teaching Shakespeare
Volume IIAmerican Voices: Listening to Fiction, Poetry, and Prose
Volume IIIDemocracy in Theory and Practice
Volume IVBridges: The Art and Science for Creating Community Connections
Volume VEstimation
Volume VINutrition, Metabolism, and Diabetes
Volume VIIUrban Environmental Quality and Human Health: Conceiving a Sustainable Future
 
2007
Volume IAdapting Literature
Volume IIAcross the Curriculum with Detective Fiction for Young People and Adults
Volume IIIMaps and Mapmaking
Volume IVLatino Cultures and Communities
Volume VRenewable Energy
Volume VIKeeping the Meaning in Mathematics: The Craft of Word Problems
Volume VIIThe Science and Technology of Space
 
2006
Volume IStories around the World in Film
Volume IIThe Supreme Court in American Political History
Volume IIIChildren's Literature, Infancy to Early Adolescence
Volume IVNative America: Understanding the Past through Things
Volume VThe Science of Global Warming
 
2005
Volume IThe Uses of Poetry in the Classroom
Volume IIArt and Identity in Mexico, from Olmec Times to the Present
Volume IIIWar and Civil Liberties
Volume IVAstronomy and Space Sciences
 


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