How Can I Help Students Better Understand Muslims and Islam?
Sat Nov 18 2:55 pm to 3:55 pm
Moscone West 2018
Examine commonly-held stereotypes and misconceptions about Muslims and Islam. Receive research-based instructional strategies to help students develop nuanced and accurate understandings of Islam and its followers.
Sarah Brooks, Millersville University, Lancaster, PA; Zahid Virmani, Hempfield High School, Landisville, PA
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.