Foster student research skills by leveraging a high interest topic: teen illicit drug use. Students conduct sociological research from hypothesis to administration to analyzing results in comparison to national data.
Explore strategies for engaging students in critical inquiry into connection between the health of our children, public education and the health of our democracy, and how schools support student health.
Learn about free Internet resources available through the Association of Religion Data Archives to teach data analysis. They are applicable to sociology, psychology, anthropology, civics, history, economics, and geography.
Professor Shapira conducted research on firearms schools and interviewed students about how they learn about guns. By examining how people become gun owners, he provides ideas for teaching about this topic.
This webinar will introduce the sociology learning goals for College, Career and Civic ready students. In the first half of the webinar, sociologists will provide an overview of the four learning goals, the assessable competencies for each of the goals, and the connections to the C3 framework. In the second half, the directors of the American Sociological Association's High School program will present sample lessons.
Vernon Press, an independent publisher of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities, invites monograph or edited volume proposals for their series on Sociology. This call is open to proposals that address all types of Sociology, from General Sociology, Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Family Sociology, Sociology of Organization, Sociology of Religions, Sociology of Race to Sociology of Youth, among others.
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This series is designed for those who currently use, or interested in learning about integrating music in their classroom studies. Over the course of four (4) webinars, examine how popular music reflects and impacts society; analyze topics and themes of significant events through the lens of song; and discuss ideas and strategies educators have found effective when using music to engage and inform their students.
Presenter: Stephen Armstrong, NCSS Past President and Social Studies Consultant, Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford, CT, has lead workshops on popular music and social studies at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, as well as at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts at the original location of the Woodstock Music Festival.