The emphasis and treatment of religious diversity in P-12 social studies classrooms is presented based on a national social studies survey that included over 10,000 respondents.
Session will share resources for exploring the balance between civility and free expression in today's world. Participants receive program ideas, including video discussion starters, for customizable use with students.
Can photos incite national pride and/or reconstruct the past? Questioning choice iconic photographs offers a stimulating hook for teacher-candidates to ponder how national identity will be taught in their classrooms.
How does engagement in international, online collaborative research teams impact preservice teachersâ€™ understanding of global issues and human cultures? American and South African teacher educators share opportunities and insights.
Context. Content. Process. Practice. Product. Criteria. How can teacher educators/ professional developers/cooperating teachers teach fundamentals of curriculum that help teachers plan thinking, socially-emotionally rich lessons and units in Social Studies.
Elementary methods instructors share a framework for integrating geography in Social Studies methods courses. Participants analyze the framework, participate in selected activities, and evaluate geographic literacy gains in those courses.
Service learning is a tool to leverage the lessons of global citizenship outside the classroom. This poster presentation will detail a character-building experience in which GC students worked with refugees.
An examination of innovative teacher educational practices that support prospective elementary teachers' ability to transform their experiences "doing" history into sound pedagogical practices. Promising possibilities and potential difficulties are explored.
There is a new phenomenon occurring in the Arctic. Inuit have mobilized politically and are now playing a key role in international relations impacting how we understand the Arctic region.
How can we enhance teacher training and connect students to valuable teaching resources? Hear about an innovative cultural internship program developed by Temple University and the National Archives at Philadelphia.