Investigate researched-based museum methods on the American Revolution from Colonial Williamsburg master teachers. Character interpretation, hands-on learning, and technology provide innovative historical visions of 21st-century skills for students.
Searching for innovative methods to teach all learning styles? Join educators as they highlight methods connecting students across a spectrum of Gifted, Special Education, and English Language Learners.
Globalization offers opportunities aplenty for students to develop empathy for people near and far. Learn hands-on strategies, including ideas from NG Learning products, to help students become caring, global citizens.
Though Canada and the U.S. are linked historically, economically, and geographically, our largest trading partner receives little instructional focus. Experience hands-on lessons about shared borders, economics, population, and language.
Gain an understanding of the value of Document-Based Questions, and how to change the focus from an open analysis to a deeper analysis while incorporating argumentative writing skills within each document analysis. Participants will also identify ways to scaffold the DBQ process for special population students, ELL and Special Needs. Participants will gain an understanding of how to include documents to teach content and learning that is student-centered instead of teacher-centered. World War I documents will be used to drive the 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.