A diverse group of teachers share collaborative lessons encouraging students to critically analyze the events of 9/11. The technologically innovative lessons are based on Common Core and C3 Framework standards.
Experience an interactive, interdisciplinary biodiversity and invasive species unit using geography, civics, and science to investigate how humans impact the physical environment and to generate student action on local policies.
Learn how to transition from college to professional career, interviewing techniques, networking and more in this interactive session for preservice educators and underclass students. Bring your resumé and questions!
Many students, including those with learning disabilities or executive functioning difficulties, need explicit instruction to complete a research project. Explore strategies to structure the research and writing demands for success.
Aeschylus' Orestia examines the birth of the jury system of Athens. Sophocles' Antigone looks at the tension between civic and religious obligations. Euripides' Medea studies the rights of immigrants and women.
Learn how students collaborate online to craft historical arguments about democratic principles. Participants will engage with sample activities, review examples of student work, and get free material.
Numerous texts exemplify how to practice sustainability across a variety of settings. A panel of social studies teachers and teacher educators showcase how to enhance students' understanding of sustainability.
Experience high-interest lessons that engage and support the C3 Framework. Leave behind your tired lessons and transform them, opening your students' minds to inquiry. Ready-to-use, hands-on lesson provided.
This interactive session has it all: free curricular units, online assessments, interactive maps, instructional strategies, and digital textbooks that build geographic inquiry and historical thinking skills for middle school students.
National Geographic's new learning framework A.S.K. (Acquisition, Skills, Knowledge) empowers students to engage and explore their world. See how this inquiry-based tool works in a social studies classroom.
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.