Cultivating Empathy Through Instruction
Enrich your Holocaust unit by providing interfaith perspectives to events through primary source materials and survivor testimony. Free resources will be shared.
How can teachers support diverse learners as they work on reasoning and writing with sources? Explore specific examples from tested curriculum that can be integrated into any setting.
Explore the practices of teaching for social justice in this interactive discussion designed to empower social justice teachers to initiate lessons and discussions about power, inequity, and civic engagement.
Learn about highlights from several Teaching with Primary Sources workshops held in Zuni, NM, including primary source resource sets developed by workshop participants.
Explore the use of visual elements (photographs, documentary film) and online learning resources in teaching about genocide in U.S. history.
Excite students about social studies and empwer them to understand current events through the biography of Fred Korematsu, who defied the World War II mass incarceration of Japanese Americans.
The Butterfly Project enables students to become upstanders and explore how they can make a difference in the world by integrating study of the Holocaust, character education, art ,and literature.
Who is an immigrant? Contemplate historic questions and their contemporary relevance in this hands-on workshop featuring lesson plans and a virtual field trip to Angel Island Immigration Station.
Explore the possibilities of teaching with books from the NCSS Notable Trade Books 2017 list. Committee members share their favorite books, describe classroom activities or resources, and raffle off books.
Each year the list of Notable Social Studies Trade Books honors exceptional books that instill social studies concepts. Hear from some of the creators of these select books as they speak about their work, process, and outreach to social studies students. Each author will introduce the selected book and respond to audience questions.