Cultivating Empathy Through Instruction
Explore a quick and brief history of how educational institutions continue to be stratified by inadequate school funding that unequivocally leads to large disparities in student opportunities.
Learn how teachers can effectively support students' academic growth and students' social and emotional growth with Dynamic Teaching strategies and Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies.
Have you tried to integrate the arts and social studies? Explore materials successfully used with students to teach the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and cultivate international civic engagement.
Transform your curriculum using young adult literature, Social Justice Bingo, and primary sources. Learn how to develop thought-provoking and relevant interdisciplinary lessons from multiple perspectives for diverse student populations.
Aurora Mardiganian was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide, who was then exploited in the United States by those claiming to help her. Hear her story in her own words.
Examine the civil rights movement through the experiences of women--exploring how primary source images and narratives can be utilized to cultivate deeper, more nuanced understanding.
Reinvigorate your reasons for teaching social studies by learning a new method to create informed, caring, and active citizens for our democracy.
Children's picture book biographies can arouse empathy when students learn of other's suffering. Students will then want to learn more about the historical and social events that caused such suffering.
Water, human rights, activism, and Africa come together in a social studies and language arts integrated curriculum unit based on the South Sudanese experience.
Learn and practice successful strategies to promote cross-cultural communication, engagement, and compassion in the classroom by focusing on contemporary issues through dialogue, storytelling, and writing.