Technology and Change in the Social Studies Classroom
Don't be afraid to tackle technology in the classroom! Learn how to be one step AHEAD of our tech-savvy students and incorporate apps into the social studies classroom.
Students learn history by being historians themselves. Bring National History Day into your middle or high school history classroom and watch your students thrive as critical thinkers, creators, and historians.
Critically examine past and present events, issues, and people, to determine correlations, using Depth of Knowledge analysis. Learn questioning strategies and inquiry approaches. Receive handouts.
Learn about a methodology to develop students-as-activists through a collaborative Human Geography and Art curriculum, using PBL, STEAM, and the C3 Framework.
Enhance your instructional strategies to promote elementary students' inquiry on social justice and cultural diversity using online story maps. Maps and hands-on geography activities will be shared.
Examine best practices for teaching about religion in public schools with a focus on the study of Judaism through an exploration of Jewish history, beliefs, and practices.
Learn how students use technology tools to create electronic field trips. By using historical community and family photos, students develop and share stories of the past while building community connections.
Take advantage of students' natural interest in competition and games by learning to create units or courses that channel that interest into learning meaningful content and skills.
A picture can tell a thousand words, but a picture plus your students' research can tell a million. Using VoiceThread, educators can create dynamic narration centered around primary-source images.
Distance Learning provides unique opportunities for students to connect to experts and places. Learn about distance learning opportunities for classrooms, professional development, and participate in a LIVE session.