A five-part series on handling "controversial" topics in the classroom series is "wrapped-up" with commentaries by Meg Riordan, Lymaris Santana, Sarah Thomas, and Thomas Armstrong, along with many comments from readers.
Today's answers on dealing with controversial issues in the classroom are provided by Sara Ahmed, Jennifer Borgioli, Kevin Scott, Erik M. Francis, Phil Hunsberger, Jackie Walsh, Beth Sattes, Dave Stuart Jr.
Dominique Williams, Matthew Homrich-Knieling, Meg White, Kristina J. Doubet, Jessica A. Hockett, Vance Austin, Stephanie Smith contribute to Part Three in a series on handling "controversial" issues in the classroom.
Gabriella Corales, Tom Rademacher, Martha Caldwell, Oman Frame, Danny Woo, Paul Barnwell, Kathleen Neagle Sokolowski share their responses to the question: "How do you handle controversial issues in the classroom?"
Lorena Germán, Adeyemi Stembridge, Stephen Lazar, Jen Schwanke and Aubrie Rojee share their ideas on how to handle so-called "controversial" topics in the classroom.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are good strategies teachers can use when exploring "controversial" topics?
Jennifer Hesseltine, Kenny McKee, Erik M. Francis, Wayne Journell, and Dave Stuart Jr. contribute their ideas about the Social Studies connection to the Common Core Standards.
Sarah Cooper, Michael Fisher, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Jody Passanisi and Eugenia Mora-Flores share their thoughts on the impact of the Common Core Standards on Social Studies classrooms.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do the Common Core Standards look like in Social Studies classrooms?
Randi Weingarten, Barnett Berry, Morgan Polikoff, Erik M. Francis, and Jacki Gran write how they believe The Every Student Succeeds Act will affect classroom practice.