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.
Learn how one high school social studies department has partnered with an outside educational organization to build a cohesive, department-wide structure on how to teach and develop historical thinking skills.
Images are powerful. Online images and lessons offered by museums can increase student awareness of East Asia, build bridges to other traditions, and provide valuable tools for inquiry-based history instruction.
Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.