Terrie Epstein and Jessica Shiller Students’ identities and affiliations influence what and how much they learn from school subjects. Understanding this can help teachers build on students’ perspectives.
C. Frederick Risinger Students can travel to historical sites, explore museums, and study notable art without ever leaving their computers. The author recommends some exceptional websites for these virtual field trips.
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.