Reggio tradition believes children's innate curiosity drives them to understand their world more deeply. Explore Reggio's natural social studies connections to foster understanding and develop children's diverse competencies for future success.
Unpack stereotypes and misunderstandings between fur-trade-era Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples to better understand the cultures and contributions of First Nations and Métis in developing contemporary Canada. Handouts provided.
Award-winning authors discuss their research, idea formation, and ways they engage and inform readers, presenting diverse voices, perspectives and essential social studies concepts, while creating connections for today's students.
Elements of the psychology curriculum can enrich all levels of the elementary curriculum. Receive lessons and activities to help widen your curriculum to include psychological theories into your lessons.
Learn how to engage students with inquiry, having social studies content as the focus, while increasing depth, rigor, and fulfilling the Common Core State Standards. Receive ready-to-use lessons and handouts.
Engage students with spaceflight, space history, exploration, and aeronautics. From Hidden Figures to rockets to Mars, explore primary sources and social studies curriculum connections at the heart of STEM initiatives.
Learn how students use technology tools to create electronic field trips. By using historical community and family photos, students develop and share stories of the past while building community connections.
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.