This presentation demonstrates how a pre-service teacher education program is positively impacted by embedding place-based active learning experiences and consequently strengthening teacher candidates' understanding and appreciation of social studies.
Use a conceptually-based framework to determine which current events items will generate intellectually engaging, child-friendly, inquiries and discussions that address civic and media literacy standards.
Showcasing four examples of the arts, this hands-on presentation offers art, lessons, and strategies that participants may use immediately in their classrooms to help foster more empathy and civic action.
Linked to Conference Theme, this NCSS Presentation features the most effective instructional methods for teaching the Social Studies; from Socratic to Flipped Instruction. Open Forum; Multiple Handouts; Power-point
Develop students' discussion, understanding, and empathy of cultural diversity using close reading, inquiry, and project-based instruction with immigration and human rights texts. Promote critical thinking, questioning, and differentiation!
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.