The State Board of Education in Washington created a rule defining environmental and sustainability education and mandating its instruction in pubic school at all grade levels in all subject areas.
This interactive session engages participants in discussing how to use literature in teaching about world cultures and global issues. Notable Social Studies Trade Books (2004 - 20011) will be discussed.
Join our panel of educators in a sharing and learning opportunity to discuss what environmental/sustainability learning "looks like" through traditional and innovative classroom lessons, civic engagement and outdoor education.
Ready to go lessons, using U.S. foreign policy, documentaries and NGO websites; engage students in in-depth discovery of 26 countries' struggles with water quality and supply.
The European Union faces important challenges in the wake of the financial crisis. Panelists will discuss the crisis and the EU's response, the European welfare state, and immigration.
Explore Asia through powerful units on contemporary issues--Human Rights, Health, and Environment--by The Seattle Times and UW's Jackson School of International Studies. Meet the author and receive materials!
Innovative and meaningful strategies for combining Social Studies and Physical Education through character and community building activities along with multicultural studies through Yoga and Tae Kwon Do.
Through actual classroom projects, participants learn how the visual storytelling format called kamishibai (paper theater) helps students create compelling presentations that combine writing, editing, drawing, performance, collaboration, and multicultural history.
The popular series of books (and first movie) will be examined for ways that they can be used to teach and engage students in social studies concepts, strategies, and topics.
Project-based learning unites with Social Studies in this intriguing web-based inquiry as students communicate and compete with players from around the world in the global Landmark Games.