Guided exploration of historical U.S. maps includes the use of learning logs and organizers, which help to generate inquiry questions about social life, economics, and conflicts inside and between countries.
Our Reggio Emilio-inspired preschool garden differed from traditional gardens by including regionally grown crops. Five themes grew from children's interviews showing strong NCSS connections not usually found in preschool gardens.
Encouraging your students to think like a historian? Striving to incorporate more technology? Still figuring out how these skills mesh together? Explore explicit strategies that support a seamless integration!
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.