Addressing contemporary issues from the perspective of global human rights norms and standards can inspire and motivate student engagement. A new university consortium supports human rights education at all levels.
Explore students' use of inquiry projects to learn social studies content, and then their use of multigenre compositions to show what they know. This project for elementary social studies methods classes works across levels.
Learn how methods instructors created a statewide professional learning community and are positioned to support each other in enacting the NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers.
Wondering how to lead preservice and in-service teachers in integrating media literacy into their pedagogy? Engage with excellent artifacts and participate with school leaders and professors in this discussion.
Learn about this exercise developed from the Heinz Dilemma, an established ethical riddle or quandary. Here, the dilemma is explained to students, who are then asked an ever challenging series of questions.
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.