Our democracy depends on all students being engaged in social studies. Learn how preservice teachers use Universal Design for Learning to create inquiry opportunities in social studies for all students.
Learn about implementing a cultural immersion course to develop preservice teachers' cultural competency. Participants will share lessons learned and supportive materials to use when implementing a similar course.
Learn how the Choices Program enables soon-to-be-teachers to incorporate C3 Framework skills and multiple perspectives into their teaching. Choices' free New Teacher Kit and strategies for its implementation are provided.
Bring grassroots history into your classroom! The Unfinished Sentences Testimony Archive is an online collection of videos telling the story of the Salvadoran civil war from the perspective of survivors.
Using Michigan's Emergency Management policies (Detroit Public Schools & Flint water crisis), participants will discover a variety of pedagogical opportunities to build civic engagement through local investigations across multiple ages.
This session highlights the tensions inherent in C3-oriented preservice elementary teacher education, invites participation in solving these puzzles, and demonstrates two teacher educators' approaches to addressing dilemmas in teacher preparation.