Matt Davis highlights free and easy-to-implement classroom resources to celebrate Women's History Month in March.
By inviting her class to choose their own subjects for a historical reformers project, Sarah Cooper learned a lot about her students' interests and passions.
An iPad lets students consume and interact with content, a fun and efficient way of meeting the Common Core standards for integrating and analyzing information.
"Studying history" isn't enough -- students should "do history" by actively immersing themselves in gathering information, interpreting sources, and developing original ideas.
Visit a curated collection of resources exploring topics in teaching social studies on Edutopia's pinboard on Pinterest, including tips, guides, blog posts, articles, infographics, and more.
Blogger Andrew Miller explores ways to bring game-based learning to the classroom using Minecraft.
Inspire young people to get engaged with the political process through a timely new film series about the U.S. system of democracy, elections, and governance.
Teach the 2016 U.S. presidential election with this curated collection, featuring lesson plans, multimedia, and interactive games for K-12 students.
During a contentious election season, a teacher's best strategy may be encouraging healthy, informed debate among students while withholding his or her own views.
Successful classroom social justice projects require raising students' awareness through empathy, giving them choice and voice in creating their projects, and providing advocacy and aid opportunities.
Discussing politics is often considered a social risk, but it's possible in the classroom by separating out the candidates, issues, process, and outcome.
Memorial Day is right around the corner! For teachers looking to incorporate the holiday into lessons, Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources from around the web.
Kindergarten inclusion teacher Trisha Riche' inspires her students -- and her readers -- to play, learn and teach outside of the box.
Edutopia blogger Todd Finley examines visual literacy through the lens of the Common Core, suggesting a wealth of visual thinking routines to help students start thinking through, about and with pictures.
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns gives a quick tour of online treasure troves for primary source documents.
From interactive timelines and rich multimedia to lesson plans and study guides, find a variety of web resources that can help bring black history into the classroom.
Attorney and author G. Randy Kasten suggests that educators have an obligation to prepare young minds for the thickening information cloud they're already being forced to navigate.