Preservice teachers and their professor will share experiences, thematic units, and specific lessons, for elementary and middle grade students integrating ELA and social studies in ways that energize learning.
This session explores how popular media helped change women’s roles during WWII. Participants will learn strategies to instruct students to analyze popular media and draw conclusions about women during WWII.
This session introduces four innovative national identity education lessons in China. The authors of the lessons come from Beijing and Hong Kong, and the session compares their perspectives in teaching positive national feeling in a globalization era.
Participants will learn how to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of the 2,000,000+ military-connected students in the U.S., who are often most challenged by our globally interconnected world.
Yesterday’s Child online series uses storytelling to promote critical thinking and literacy. It explores how ancient history lives today through innovation, technology and cultural touchstones in music, art and food.
This presentation describes potential benefits of using interactive read-alouds of a variety of text types to help elementary students meet social studies learning goals and the Common Core ELA Standards.