As demographics in public education change and debates on immigration rage, how can classroom teaching adapt to reflect contemporary issues? Explore toolkits for teaching immigration and migration today.
Learn how to engage students with inquiry, having social studies content as the focus, while fulfilling the Common Core State Standards, and increasing rigor. Receive ready-to-use lessons and handouts.
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.
This session highlights the tensions inherent in C3-oriented preservice elementary teacher education, invites participation in solving these puzzles, and demonstrates two teacher educators' approaches to addressing dilemmas in teacher preparation.
Explore the complex relationships between colonists and Native Americans. Investigate multiple perspectives, even with a limited number of sources, and engage students' inquiry skills with maps, artifacts, and documents!
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.