Students create maps that answer the Where and Why questions. These student-generated maps feature annotations that highlight inquiry-based learning and illustrate historical and demographic information in a geographic context.
UArts created a guide to studying photographs, meant for use in the classroom or as inspiration for teachings. It helps users build visual literacy skills - making meaning of images through analysis and interpretation, and using images effectively. Using the TPS Analysis Tool, we will analyze a portrait, a street scene and a recreational image.
Get an introduction to the Digital Public Library of America's (DPLA) free, curated, vetted classroom-ready resources and learn techniques and strategies for creative classroom implementation that supports differentiation for diverse learners, cross-curricular learning, and C3-driven inquiry-based analysis.
Learn how to use GIS to compliment your existing instruction; map and analyze simple data sets; and to create community based PBL activities. Lesson Plans, free software, and replication tips will be provided.
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.