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How a consensus document can engage students in current events

Educators can take different approaches to exploring current events, including holding class debates.  -More
March 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

This webinar will on how to build a green classroom. The presenter has had a paperless class room for over 2 years. Develop new ideas and techniques for going paperless in the classroom. Improve your assignments, expand your feedback ability, speed up correction time; go paperless!

Instructor: Michael M. Yell, former NCSS president and National Board Certified middle school social studies teacher.

Fee: $20 members/$40 non-members

March 1, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Complimentary, NCSS member-only, webinar

Explore how primary sources can play a key role in learning research skills. This webinar will illustrate areas in an inquiry research process where primary sources can play a key role as well as how primary sources interplay with each other and with secondary sources to impact student learning.

February 2, 2016 to February 23, 2016
Anchored in both the Common Core and C3 Framework for cross-curricular approaches in ELA and Social Studies, this four-part series will be one of explication, modeling, and conversation between presenters and participants. It is designed for teaches to develop a new learning pathway into exploring nineteenth-century America, gain a rich resource stream of primary sources, and takeaway four exemplar units for immediately use in their classrooms.

Nothing endures but change.

Heraclitus, philosopher -More

Have you visited SmartBlog on Education?

Check out this week's posts on SmartBlog on Education. Want to join our blogger community?  -More

Upcoming state and regional social studies conferences

Regional, state and local social studies conferences organized by NCSS-affiliated councils provide great opportunities for te -More

Ill. students become registered voters

Students at an Illinois high school recently attended a voter registration drive at their school.  -More

35 Mich. schools host musical tribute to healthy eating

Milk Means More, a campaign of the United Dairy Industry of Michigan, recently launched an initiative to promote nutrition ed -More

Do iPads improve teaching, learning?

Educators Jeanne Carey Ingle and Tanya Moorehead in this commentary share five takeaways from research on the use of iPads in -More


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