Learn easy and adaptable approaches to teaching privilege and discrimination. Support student explorations into complex issues of social justice through simulations, Dr. Seuss, media literacy, and text-to-history connections through primary sources.
Explore ways to teach the Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE), using a web-based archive that can help students develop new historical understandings, critical thinking and effective communication skills.
Engage with teaching multiple representations of the American Dream across social studies disciplines and explore instructional strategies and materials for analyzing the American Dream within various C3 inquiry arcs.
How can crowdsourcing support inquiry-based learning? Find out through Mapping the Fourth of July - a crowdsourced archive where students investigate how Americans celebrated July 4th during the Civil War era.
In collaboration with librarians, this project highlights ways of incorporating primary historical archives into urban elementary and middle school classrooms to foster civic discussion toward addressing issues of social justice.
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.