Technology and Change in the Social Studies Classroom
Learn about the continuum of blended learning instruction, identify how it can be applied to psychology, and share research-based strategies–and personal experiences–for successful implementation.
Why is the social studies classroom so much further behind technologically than math and ELA classrooms? Answer: It doesn't have to be.
Learn about and engage in technology-related best practices designed to help students make global connections. Then follow us to the tech lounge for one-on-one mentoring!
Join the Technology Community in a town hall meeting to discuss how our community and NCSS can better support educators year-round. Leave better connected and prepared to stay informed!
Learn how to create a technology-based, student-driven project that teaches visual literacy and historical understanding through the creation of a digital journal. Resources will be provided.
Explore a blend of traditional social studies strategies with technology that will engage students. You'll realize the application of technology does not have to be intimidating.
Learn how peer mentoring, project-based learning, and social media are ingredients for powerful online collaboration among beginning teachers, teacher education, and secondary students. We welcome risk-taking beginning teachers.
Learn how to utilize technology, primary sources and collaboration to create a differentiated unit that meets the needs of dual language students and English Language Learners in general education classrooms.
Learn how to create a technology-based, student-driven lesson that teaches visual literacy and historical understanding through the design and curation of an online gallery. Resources will be provided.
Discover how data visualization deepens understanding, builds 21st-century skills, and inspires student creativity. Get hands-on experience with simple media-making tools designed to make historical information visual.