Teaching Students in a Rapidly Changing World
Discover innovative, free, online tools for bringing primary sources and up-to-date analysis from top scholars into your classroom to promote constitutional literacy and civil debate.
How can educators strengthen students' question-asking skills and spark inquiry? Experience the Question Formulation Technique, a simple, powerful strategy for teaching students to produce, improve, and use their own questions.
Learn how to address the conundrum of balancing content and skills through a working model of a world history course that invites investigation, instead of coverage, and aligns with standards-based assessment.
Learn how to use a new, research-supported tool for assessing student learning in action civics classroom projects, with a particular focus on constructing and presenting evidence-based policy arguments.
Receive collaborative strategies to improve content literacy and writing skills of adolescent exceptional learners in inclusive social studies classrooms. Connect evidence-based strategies to the C3 Framework.
Strategies that embrace the current political environment by placing issues in a historical context. Activities and resources will be provided illustrating how this helps students understand their complex modern world.
Explore the events and long-term impact of World War I through rich primary sources from the Library of Congress and related resources from HISTORY.
Learn how to stimulate engagement in your secondary classroom through the use of simulations! Many different examples will be provided from a variety of social studies content areas.
Use Instagram to connect the past to the present while also enhancing students' primary-source research, historical, and media literacy skills.
We need civil conversation more and more. Learn how to empower students to discuss controversial issues and develop speaking, listening, and close-reading skills while exploring their role in democracy.