Explore NCSS Notable Trade Books that chronicle migrant experiences in various ways. Hear inspiring stories, engage in instructional strategies, and leave ready to read these books! Annotated bibliography provided.
Investigate how to change the study of economics and sustainability by infusing technology and urban agriculture. Participants will learn how one school turned important learning standards into exciting, authentic experiences.
Presents social studies literacy instruction responsive to digital technologies and Common Core State Standards. Shows how to apply RAFT for authentic inquiries and the Toulmin Model for convincing arguments
Incorporating place-based education related to the concept of sustainability enables students to connect with their environment. Join us to exchange ideas about fostering a sense of place and agency.
H2O for Life provides a transformational service learning opportunity for students to study the global water crisis while taking action to bring water to a school in a developing country.
Using current events in the classroom as a vehicle to reverse declining student interest in political, cultural, geographic awareness. Theoretical and practical models for improved student engagement of critical issues.
Today, students tend to use visual information to negotiate understandings of the world around them. Recent research provides analysis of teaching strategies for developing visual literacy and promoting civic competence.
In this session, I will introduce and model my use of regular Morning Meetings in my undergraduate and graduate social studies methods class.
This presentation explores how teacher educators can utilize family history and Web 2.0 technologies to support pre-service teachers as they develop their voice and stance as Social Studies educators.