Civics & Government
Social Studies & the Young Learner Editorial Board-sponsored session on best practices in elementary school social studies.
From primary sources to current events, today's teachers have tremendous access to information for balancing literacy with elementary social studies. This poster session shares tradebooks, technology and A-Z literacy strategies.
Editors of seven major journals in social studies education will provide overviews of their respective journals (purpose, audience, circulation, publication guidelines, etc.) for readers and prospective authors.
Join Street Law for an interactive exploration of federalism and the healthcare reform case decided by the Supreme Court in 2012. Receive interactive lesson plans about these topics.
From the Industrial Workers of the World to Occupy Seattle, the Pacific Northwest has long witnessed political protest. What protest is protected speech? What can governmnet regulate? Teaching materials provided.
James Madison Fellows share effective classroom teacher-developed lessons fostering critical thinking skills while engaging students in civil discourse when considering Constitutional issues of social justice and diversity in American society.
Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress suggest that students persistently fail to achieve proficiency in civics. Could this stem from a mismatch between content standards and test questions?
This workshop will introduce the content and pedagogy of Human Rights Education (HRE) for Pre-K and elementary learners. Participants will be given activities to begin integrating HRE in their classrooms.
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.