Learn interactive strategies that investigate historical fiction, primary source documents, technology and 4-8 literacy skills. Return to school ready to engage EL students using teacher tested questions, ideas, and resources.
In social studies, gifted students crave inquiry-based experiences that inspire them to think beyond the book answer. Investigate effective strategies for differentiated instruction, including classroom-tested lessons and student work samples.
Expand your social studies classroom with entrepreneurship. Award-winning educators demonstrate their innovative classroom techniques for teaching social studies with key concepts in economics, marketing, and social responsibility.
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.
Develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed for a sustainable future through children's literature. Engage in activities and examine resources for using an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability in grades 3-6.
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.