First session in three-part symposium. Introduces strategies to teach the core concepts of social structure and social theory from the first two ASA National Standards domains--and the interplay between them.
This vital issues session engages conference attendees to reconsider how our schools, curriculum, and monuments present Indigenous cultures and histories as a means to further civic engagement and social justice.
Explore how to stimulate and leverage student curiosity by creating compelling historical inquiries fused with current issues that ultimately teach civics. All participants will receive complete units.
21st century college and career readiness is tied to historical literacy. Learn how educators seized the opportunity to challenge students with complex issues of perspective, power, collaboration, and conflict.
Parse the drama, geopolitical analysis, and conceptual issues surrounding refugee crises in the Middle East in this interactive presentation. Take home resources and an activity exploring themes through refugee narratives.
Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.