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Q & A Collections: Teaching Social Studies

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I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past two years. You can see those collections from the first year here.

Today's theme is on teaching social studies.

Previous themes have been:

Student Motivation

Implementing The Common Core

Teaching Reading & Writing

Teaching Math and Science

Brain-Based Learning

Instructional Strategies

Education Policy Issues

Best Ways To Begin & End The School Year

Assessment

Relationships


I'll be spending the summer organizing questions and answers for the next school year, and there is always room for more!

You can send questions to me at lferlazzo@epe.org.When you send it in, let me know if I can use your real name if it's selected or if you'd prefer remaining anonymous and have a pseudonym in mind.

You can also contact me on Twitter at @Larryferlazzo.

Anyone whose question is selected for this weekly column can choose one free book from a variety of education publishers.

And, now, here's a list of all my posts related to related to teaching social studies:

From 2012/13

Ways To Deal With 'History Myths' In The Classroom

Three talented and experienced educators share their thoughts on the topic -- Stephen Lazar, ReLeah Cossett Lent, and Bill Bigelow.


From 2011/12

Ed Week Readers' Ideas On How We Can Teach Social Studies More Effectively

Many readers and I contribute our suggestions....

Additional Ways We Can Teach Social Studies More Effectively -- Part Two

Social Studies teachers Eric Langhorst, Beth Sanders and Russel Tarr all write about what they've learned from experience.

Several Ways We Can Teach Social Studies More Effectively -- Part One

This post includes guest responses from three talented and experienced educators: Stephen Lazar, Bill Bigelow, and Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez.


I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!

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