Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in the social sciences.
- Students deepen their understanding and build a sense of community by engaging with their peers’ reasoned arguments.
- Students learn how to share and listen to opposing beliefs with empathy.
- Look through the door of one classroom and you might see the students hunched over, not engaged, even frowning. Look through the door of another classroom, and you might see a room full of lively students, eager, engaged and participating. What is the second teacher doing that the first one isn't? He or she is using creativity in that classroom.
- Researchers in Michigan showed that project-based learning in high-poverty communities can produce statistically significant gains in social studies and informational reading—see how they did it in this video.