Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in the social sciences.
- These books explore history from the perspective of marginalized groups such as BIPOC and members of the LGBTQ community.
- Preparing for the emotions that may arise from discussions of genocide and oppression can help teachers avoid traumatizing students.383
- Games that take students on a quest can invigorate social studies and strengthen bonds among learners.2.5k
- Teachers planning lessons on Native Americans can paint a fuller and more accurate picture with carefully curated resources.2.9k
- By asking students to explore the history of scientific discoveries, we get them to view their world with more wonder—and more skepticism—and condition their minds to think about causes and effects.2.8k
- Students deepen their understanding and build a sense of community by engaging with their peers’ reasoned arguments.11.8k
- Vetting primary resources isn’t easy—but doing it well is crucial for fostering engagement and deeper learning in a rapidly changing world.3.8k
- A social studies framework can help create a school environment where political discussions are fact-based and respectful.333
- One teacher offers a guide to help students compare the freedoms lost in dystopian novels with the freedoms secured by the Bill of Rights.3.5k