Experience an innovative approach to teaching social studies that supports English Language Learners. PBELL enhances the roots of PBL by intentionally planning opportunities for students to develop and practice language.
This qualitative study examines social studies teachers' meaning-making and citizenship education practices. Findings suggest that pedagogical accommodations made by teachers for immigrant students were minimal although they empathized with them.
Wondering how to lead preservice and in-service teachers in integrating media literacy into their pedagogy? Engage with excellent artifacts and participate with school leaders and professors in this discussion.
Latino middle school students in an academic summer program explored how the movement of people--either voluntarily or involuntarily--throughout history impacts an understanding of civic participation in America today.
Rather than asking students to respond to visuals, how about having students create them to show what learning has occurred? Discover how visual notetaking/interactive notebooks/mindmapping can revolutionize engagement and critical thinking.
Help students do more than stay afloat. Navigate the waters of engagement, differentiation, and assessment by utilizing RAFTs. RAFTS allow teachers to easily differentiate, increase rigor, and broaden students' perspectives.
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.