Learn how to teach with and about graphical elements of social studies texts. In an increasingly multi-modal world, interpreting information within and across modes is essential to engaged citizenship.
Learn how students can generate inquiry questions to guide their social studies outcomes as they think like historians, political scientists, activists, economists, and geographers. Classroom examples will be shared!
Learn to create a Socratic Classroom to encourage critical thinking and inquiry. Leave with lesson ideas, ready to implement Socratic circles, student debates, and classroom councils when you get home.
Engage elementary students' minds with primary and secondary sources to reveal the truth about myths about George Washington, including stories about his wooden teeth, wig, and the cherry tree incident.