To expand visions of social studies education going forward, educators will overcome barriers in content and pedagogy. Often separated and isolated by subject, many students miss connections among disciplines.
Three free Bill of Rights Institute lessons offer participants ways to provide students with primary sources, content-rich narratives, and critical thinking as part of integrated civic learning and character development.
This session will focus on how to transform traditional high school classes into complete online courses. It will include perspectives from administrators, counselors, the school librarian, teachers, and students.
Use a conceptually-based framework to determine which current events items will generate intellectually engaging, child-friendly, inquiries and discussions that address civic and media literacy standards.
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.