Learn about activities illustrating how current issues can be interrogated through children's literature. Lessons and a diverse selection of picture-books promoting evaluation of sources and critical thinking will be shared.
Primary sources engage students, develop critical thinking, and build content knowledge. Interact with primary sources, analyze photographs, develop instructional strategies, and become familiar with Library of Congress resources.
Join an exploration of primary sources for elementary students' use when learning about Native Americans. Examine sources through both a geographic and historic lens using guidance from the C3 Framework.
Political activism is an important responsibility of democratic citizenship. Learn ways to use picture books and photographs with elementary students to understand connections between past and current activism.
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.