Big picture thinker: Someone able to look above, beyond, under and around who makes deliberative decisions using a connectedness lens. Join us as we consider Civic Sustainability skills and dispositions.
Running out of time for Social Studies? Link learning about India and Pakistan into Language Arts through a simulation of bilateral negotiations and practice researching, persuasive writing, and debating.
Join a panel of NCSS leaders as they model lessons that involve critical thinking & literacy skills. Participants will share exemplary social studies instructional strategies for geography, history and economics
Cause/effect,compare/contrast,and problem-solving skills are emphasized in core ELA standards and are applicable in geography instruction. Explore active learning strategies and practices used to teach them in geography classrooms.
This presentation helps educators incorporate geographic thinking into their teaching practice. Participants learn how to design highly geographic lessons using a tool: the taxonomy of geographic literacy.
Help students connect their world and the one they read about at school. This workshop will show how to complete hour-long field-study investigations on any campus. Dress for the weather!
Introducing children to outstanding picture books is one way to help them discover the distinctive region known as the Pacific Northwest. Come learn about using picture books in your classrooms.
Are you looking for a way to teach your students about the world? This session will feature exciting, hands-on, active lessons to teach geography through push and pull factors
Explore relevant global connections in this interactive session. Learn engaging strategies, including examples from National Geographic's GEO program, which help students understand migration, energy geo-politics, and aspects of globalization.
This unit will provide a modern day analysis of Honduras and its relevance to the Western Hemisphere. Concepts will be discussed such as: poverty, NGOs, sustainability, self-reliance, globalization, and education.