Inquiry-based activities: necessary for social studies standards, but also a teacher favorite! Try to challenge your students in the classroom with a primary source mystery.
The digging of the Erie Canal was a project that used local workers in each section along the canal to build a complex geographical structure to enhance transport and commerce in the United States.
Take a moment to think about all the ways we engage students inside and out of the classroom.
The story of Cinderella is a timeless tale including elements of magic, misfortune, love, and the universal struggle of good versus evil.
Going viral is the rapid spread of information, not diseases.
The discipline of economics is often bewildering to students and non-specialists, full of complex theories and challenging charts.
While globalization has been a relevant topic for years now, it’s not actually a new concept! Globalization occurred in the ancient, medieval, early modern, and industrial ages.
Do you purposely plan your lessons with your students’ “interests” in mind? If not, you should start doing so immediately.
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