This session presents exemplary social studies research for practitioners. Dr. Ashley Woodson addresses the oversimplification of civil rights leaders as civic superheroes, and ways to expand Black students' civic imaginations.
Explore the complex relationships between colonists and Native Americans. Investigate multiple perspectives, even with a limited number of sources, and engage students' inquiry skills with maps, artifacts, and documents!
Award-winning nonfiction/historical fiction authors Candace Fleming, Deborah Hopkinson, and Steve Sheinkin share their historical research and strategies for students to construct the context and consequences of history using the skills of detectives.
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.