Entries related to: social-studies

12 Fresh Ideas for Social Studies


When it comes to lesson planning, it can be a challenge to make information feel fresh and...

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Video Playlist: Four Steps to Get You Reading Like a Historian

"Reading Like a Historian" is a strategy developed by Stanford University in which students...

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Join the Theme Team: Making DBQ Work in Middle School

For me, DBQ has been the best way for me to blend my reading and writing instruction.  In the...

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Honoring MLK Day: 11 Resources for Service Learning

Editor's Note: Updated January 12, 2018

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DBQ....Not Just Another Acronym

So much has been written about the Common Core lately and yet, I find myself constantly...

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