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
NCSS Research Community representatives will highlight the intersection between research and social studies practice. Research on both teacher and student assessment processes and evidence-based strategies will be presented.
Discover strategies for engaging English Learners with primary sources, while developing academic language and addressing Common Core Standards. An innovative primary source analysis tool and model lessons will be provided.
Learn about an innovative strategy that has students "traveling" the world through artifacts, literature, journaling, visual texts, and experiential activities. Resources are provided to help you develop your own "treks."
Enliven your winter holiday lessons with an economic approach designed to empower students to be critical consumers and conscious gift-givers. Participants receive lesson plans featuring service learning and critical literacy.
History Lives! Using innovative teaching strategies/lessons and primary sources, students understand that US colonial history is a story about people, not just a series of memorized dry and dusty dates!