Entries related to: social-studies

Teaching for Civic Engagement: Criteria for Effective Civic Engagement

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Cultivating Student Empathy: Acting to Understand

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Petitions for Change

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Resources to Help You Celebrate Women's History Every Day

In classrooms throughout the country, the stories of extraordinary women -- from Abigail Adams...

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DO NOW: What is Whiteness?

Editors Note: This post was originally published on Catherine's blog on Medium.

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Educating Students to Think Intensively and Critically

It’s Sunday, February 12, 2017 and the top headline of The Huffington Post reads, “MILLER...

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Teaching for Civic Engagement: Individual and Systemic Responsibility

See Matt’s Video on Teaching Channel: Encouraging Students to Take Action

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Teaching For Civic Engagement: Academic Discussion

Editor's note: The links in this blog will download the materials Mr. Colley is referring to in...

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Teaching For Civic Engagement

Teaching for civic engagement is rewarding, challenging, and uncertain work. Civic engagement is...

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Educating for Democracy in the Digital Age

Are you concerned about the health of our democracy? Do you feel like schools aren't doing...

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Animating The Classroom

 TEDYouth conference at the Brooklyn Museum. November, 2015. Photo by Ryan Lash for TED via...

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A New School Year And Our Greatest Fear

It's not (just) the sleeping in, the family getaways, and the long, unhurried meals with friends...

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Letters To The Next President: Gearing Up To Teach About The Election

Steve Masson, a high school teacher connected to the Hudson Valley Writing Project, spent the...

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Hamilton: The Ten Dollar Founding Father is Priceless in Classrooms

Revolution, independence, the founding of our nation -- this was my favorite era to teach. I...

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Grant Project Reunion: What Students Say Four Years Later

Editor's Note: This blog marks the beginning of a new series at Teaching Channel, Youth Mic....

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Black History Yesterday, Today, And Tomorrow

As many of you know, February is Black History Month in the United States, which can be a time...

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Do You Know A Very Enlightened Child?

At dinner recently, my wife and I were discussing an article about the rise of the "Yuccie," or...

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Investigate U.S. History With Zoom In

As a U.S. History teacher at the middle-school level, I keep an eye out for resources, tools,...

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Finish the Year Strong By Analyzing Student Writing

 Setting aside time to discuss student writing can be hugely informative...and a lot of fun!

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Greek Mythology in the Classroom and Museum (Arts Integration)

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