Learn how to pair historical photographs with non-fiction narrative texts to spark student imagination, resulting in questions that lead students to inquiry projects that they are interested in pursuing.
Tired of traditional approaches to Columbus and Thanksgiving? Explore ideas for critically engaging elementary students in Native issues using a variety of resources and activities. Resources provided!
Enslaved people lived alongside the Founders, yet these individuals' stories are rarely told. Enrich teaching of early America with enslaved voices, using student-friendly text, primary sources, and classroom activities.
Teach students how to do history by researching primary source documents and newspapers in collections of local libraries and archives. Compile, transcribe, and contribute to the collections of national museums.
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.