Learn about an interdisciplinary service learning project/partnership with preservice teachers, library science candidates, and Habitat for Humanity. Early reading and citizenship development is promoted through social studies-themed home libraries.
Reshaping identities through cross-cultural learning experiences has tremendous implications for globalized education. This construct for teaching international students creates a learning environment to facilitate transition and develop intercultural understanding.
What social studies content knowledge and deficits do elementary preservice teachers bring to the methods course? The results of a three-year study involving elementary education majors will be presented.
Explore how the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Regional Program promotes widespread, sustained, effective use of primary sources from loc.gov for K-16 education and teacher professional development.
The diversity in our classrooms includes students with ethnicities from Southwest Asian countries, such as Iran. Learn background information and misrepresentations about Iran, and explore ways to promote empathy in the classroom!
Editors of major journals in social studies education provide overviews of their respective journals (purpose, audience, circulation, publication guidelines etc.) for readers and for prospective authors.
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.