Social studies teachers have long assigned writing projects without the training and resources for generating critical understanding. Analyze instructional strategies to improve writing assignments and deepen content knowledge.
Receive collaborative strategies to improve content literacy and writing skills of adolescent exceptional learners in inclusive social studies classrooms. Connect evidence-based strategies to the C3 Framework.
We need civil conversation more and more. Learn how to empower students to discuss controversial issues and develop speaking, listening, and close-reading skills while exploring their role in democracy.
Learn how methods instructors created a statewide professional learning community and are positioned to support each other in enacting the NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers.
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.