Social Studies Up! Michelle HerczogAt NCSS, we continue to advance our key objectives—to increase education resources, advance advocacy, grow our membership, and promote citizenship with the C3 Framework.
Immigrants and National Security During World War I Kimberlee RiedThe U.S. government document issued during World War I to a German immigrant and Civil War veteran can launch a classroom exploration of federal policies on national security and the rights of immigrants. Secondary/High School US History
The Nobel Peace Prize: Malala, A Girl Determined to Go to School Efleda P. Tolentino, Jean O'Neill Uhl,, Iftikhar AhmadThe story of Malala Yousafzai's fight to get an education can engage students in a study of global children's rights and the UN Convention that established them.
Zivotofsky v. Kerry: A Study in Law, Politics, and Foreign Affairs Steven D. SchwinnA Supreme Court case that centers on a disagreement between Congress and the Executive Branch on the status of Jerusalem can serve as a launching point for a lesson on the authority of the different branches of government.
Teaching the Battle of Gallipoli: Investigating Multiple Perspectives Joan Brodsky SchurStudents will gain a much broader understanding of World War I by studying the Battle of Gallipoli—its outcome and effects—from multiple perspectives. Secondary/High School World History
Plagues and Disease throughout World History C. Frederick RisingerThese websites provide lesson plans and resources for teaching about how germs and disease have affected world history.