Promote civic engagement while guiding students through a collaborative writing-based project. This interactive session breaks down the 21st-century-skill-rich town meeting project and helps teachers implement it in their classrooms.
Enslaved people lived alongside the Founders, yet these individuals' stories are rarely told. Enrich teaching of early America with enslaved voices, using student-friendly text, primary sources, and classroom activities.
Explore simple, easy-to-implement strategies that support Common Core writing in the social studies standards. Leverage your online educational tools to involve your students in inquiry-based learning practices.
Empower girls' education and globalize your class with Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls, Kenya. Participants learn to bring real change at home and abroad--starting with mini-action project in our session.
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.