Teaching Students in a Rapidly Changing World
A picture is worth 1000 words--words that lead to rich inquiry! Use visual prompts to guide student discussion of complex global issues such as water scarcity and child labor.
Stumped on how to reach all levels of learners during an inquiry? Explore different strategies to engage and support students of all levels.
Today's classrooms must be engaging, innovative, and mastery driven. These demands require engaging activities to challenge all students. Transform your classroom to meet the needs of today's children.
A district-level supervisor and dynamic teacher provide model inquiry-lessons and strategies certain to elevate student engagement and reach higher-order thinking, while acing those evaluative observations!
Use a conceptually-based framework to determine which current events items will generate intellectually engaging, child-friendly, inquiries and discussions that address civic and media literacy standards.
Did you know the Constitution contributes to obesity? Some of today's crises result directly from the Framers' compromises. Learn about the underside of the Constitution--then give it a grade!
Learn what historical figures can teach students about civic advocacy strategies and how students can apply these strategies to a civic engagement project.
Linked to Conference Theme, this NCSS Presentation features the most effective instructional methods for teaching the Social Studies; from Socratic to Flipped Instruction. Open Forum; Multiple Handouts; Power-point
Real World, Real Classrooms aims to empower teachers to discuss world events with their students by providing strategies and resources that can be implemented immediately after the session.
Explore how to support students in critical discussion of sticky or controversial issues, guided by the work of Diana Hess, Meira Levinson, and others.