Expanding Visions/Bridging Traditions
Glendora's C3LC continues full implementation of the C3 Framework and shares the successes and challenges associated with teaching all dimensions to elementary children. Taking Informed Action will be highlighted!
Explore a culture matrix that allows students to document how ancient civilizations compare and contrast with each other by playing educational games.
Explore easy-to-implement free lessons that help students critically analyze the First Amendment's protection of expression. Why are freedoms of speech, press, assembly, and petition indispensable to human flourishing and self-government?
Using primary sources, ConSource, and the Washington Papers Project, teach students about leadership and presidential powers by engaging with the issues confronted by Washington in the Revolutionary and Constitutional Periods.
Discover learner understanding of different points of view through student-created visual images and analysis of other images. The sample lessons enhance synthesis skills, global competencies, and engagement.
Learn how preservice teachers are crossing boundaries via an online community where they interact with peers and are mentored by in-service teachers.
Learn about a student-centered inquiry approach merging Interactive Student Networks, technology, disciplinary literacies unique to social studies, and conceptual understanding. Leave with an engaging new way of assessing students' understanding.
Learn how methods instructors created a statewide professional learning community and are positioned to support each other in enacting the NCSS National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers.
Learn inquiry strategies, using sources from the exhibition Saving Washington, to examine the role and significance of women in the early American republic.
Native Americans receive only passing mention in texts, classrooms, and standards around the country. Add some new tools and perspectives to your toolbox teaching civil rights struggles for Native Americans.