Teaching Students in a Rapidly Changing World
Add an interdisciplinary inquiry approach to your teaching with archival documents from the Dole Institute of Politics. Explore the evolution of environmental policy and patent bioethics in a historical context.
Explore easy-to-implement free lessons that help students trace the USA-PATRIOT ACT and its effects, engaging in scaffolded close reading of primary sources and in civil discourse related to its controversies.
Virtual field trips are the wave of the future, bringing immersive real-life experiences to help students master content and engage in the world outside theirclassroom.
Examine easy-to-implement free lessons that help students analyze immigration history, considering social, legal, and policy debates throughout American history, and engage in civil discourse related to these controversies.
Explore easy-to-implement free lessons that help students analyze Supreme Court rulings related to wartime controversies. Does the Constitution take on different meanings in wartime? Includes classroom-friendly excerpts of SCOTUS decisions.
Participants will receive free Supreme Court Document-Based Question lessons, based upon constitutional controversies related to the scope of presidential powers, that promote thinking skills about history and current events.
Climate change affects everyone, everywhere. But not equally. Learn about a mixer activity that helps students encounter the diverse human impact of climate change throughout the world.
Learn best practices in elementary school social studies at this session sponsored by the Social Studies & the Young Learner Editorial Board.
Employers frequently report that college graduates lack critical 21st century skills. If we change the way that we teach in social studies, students can develop soft skills desirable in the workforce.
Experience an innovative approach to teaching social studies that supports English Language Learners. PBELL enhances the roots of PBL by intentionally planning opportunities for students to develop and practice language.