Editors of major journals in social studies education will provide overviews of their respective journals (purpose, audience, circulation, publication guidelines, etc.) for readers and prospective authors.
GeoInquiries are free, open source exercises that are C3-based, teaching big map-based concepts in US History. Explore the collection and engage cutting-edge technology in this fast-paced introduction.
Let's talk about the complexities of social studies-focused graphic novels and the possibilities to include these resources in our classrooms. Attendees will receive student-friendly/teacher-tested activities.
Are you overwhelmed with the prospect of teaching historical inquiry to non-native English Language Learners? Come learn research-based strategies to make social studies inquiry accessible to students of all cultures.
On September 11, 2001, Flight 77 slammed into the Pentagon, killing 184 people. What happened behind the walls of the Pentagon is a largely untold chapter in history. Fifteen years later, survivors and first responders shed light on that tragic day. Visit www.pbs.org/program/911-inside-pentagon.
“Understanding Sacrifice: An ABMC Education Program about World War II in Northern Europe” is a free online collection of classroom activities related to World War II, found online at abmceducation.org. Created by 18 teachers from around the world, each activity was made by researching the life of one fallen American hero from that war who is buried in an American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) cemetery in Europe. There are activities for science, art, and history. Read more
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.