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- The Rosetta Stone
- Maps & Globes Interactive Notebook Freebie, and
- Vocab Strategies
Best of Teaching Social Studies Educational Article Blog Posts
How often do you feel like teaching Social Studies to your students is hard work in and of itself…but it shouldn’t be!
I have a lot of educational articles that cover current strategies, micro-lessons, and online trainings; all to help you teach Social Studies in your classroom.
Here are a few to get you started.
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Watch How to Teach Social Studies Videos
Integrating Writing into Social Studies
Developing Summative Writing Assessments
My teacher friend introduced me to exit tickets. Instead of a general check-in with students deciding how well they understood the lesson, the tickets had just a few targeted questions – no more than 3 – that hit the core concepts.
Teaching your class about Native Americans can be a unit that everyone enjoys. But when was the last time you examined your unit and updated it?
When I started teaching geography, I had to figure out what worked for students and what didn’t. There is no magic formula that will work for every student.
Understanding world history gives students a foundation for understanding today’s societies. So if we know that we should teach world history the next question is, how do we effectively teach this massive subject?
Popcorn is an easy tool to use when it comes to engaging your students in activities before the Thanksgiving break. Find out how here!
What do you do if you only need to give your students access to a few pages of a Google Slides resource? Here is the quickest way to assign parts of a Google Slide file to your students.
I really enjoy civics, and I had to really think about why kids often hate the class. (I don’t remember loving it as a student, either.) What I realized is that civics deals with a lot of abstract concepts, like freedom and justice.
Have a student in your classroom who has vision processing issues? Here are 7 simple ways to help them!
Many students deal with vision processing issues, but not many of those students get the help they need. What are the signs?
Teaching Native peoples can be a tricky subject. How do you teach in an effective way that still honors the true history?
Do You Struggle to Teach All Your Standards?No matter what course they teach, most teachers have at least one common problem: covering all their standards.Over my twenty-odd years of teaching, standards changed multiple times – and usually increased in number. So how...
Are you a second-grade teacher looking for a way to increase engagement and retention in your social studies lessons? Try interactive notebooks! Why should you use interactive notebooks? Interactive notebooks are a terrific tool for covering content while also...