Using non-fiction or historical fiction picture books in read alouds offers an important approach to teaching history and historical thinking to young learners. Receive a method and book recommendations.
Explore the meaning of bibliotherapy, see examples of children books to cover critical topics, hear teachers' feelings/concerns about presenting critical issues to children, and learn strategies to overcome discomfort.
Analyze data from a study that explored what is taught in elementary classrooms concerning immigration. Receive ready-to-go lessons that remove immigration from the historical Eurocentric context to include present-day issues.
Strong classroom libraries simultaneously foster social studies content and literacy development. Does your classroom library meet these integrated goals? Learn practical applications for selecting Notable Trade Books for your classroom.