Receive resources and strategies for using historically-based graphic novels to uniquely engage students' senses of historical empathy, agency, and reasoned judgement. Presenters will model three graphic novels.
Guide students on a thought-provoking journey through history by combining family history, research, production, and design to share the experiences that have shaped themselves and the world through documentary film.
Rather than asking students to respond to visuals, how about having students create them to show what learning has occurred? Discover how visual notetaking/interactive notebooks/mindmapping can revolutionize engagement and critical thinking.
Create an environment of trust. Overcome imbalanced conversation through discussion-based teaching, or Harkness method, where active listening creates an inclusive climate of inquiry. For middle school and beyond.
Discover activities for teaching about climate justice with the resistance of indigenous Pacific Island peoples at the forefront. Explore historical and recent experiences of different island territories and nations.
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.