Five social studies teachers discuss their experiences teaching students about the most crucial and controversial parts of a chaotic election season.
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October 19, 2020
A recent document signals a major change in instructional theory from the Reading Workshop creator, who previously pushed back on "phonics-centric people."
October 06, 2020
National Geographic Education announced a new grant program to help teachers design or adapt remote-friendly curriculum resources that use science, social studies or geography to teach about the pandemic, or about social or environmental justice.
September 25, 2020
Spending 30 more minutes per day on social studies in elementary school is linked with better reading performance by the end of 5th grade, according to a new study.
September 18, 2020
Social studies and history education organizations, and many teachers, lambasted President Trump's efforts to "promote patriotic education."
September 08, 2020
By law, the president can't mandate or control what schools teach.
September 08, 2020
Districts all over the country have been rolling back plans to teach students in person because of the coronavirus. But now there are signs that some districts are getting more comfortable with the all-in-person approach.
September 03, 2020
Mask Fatigue and No High-Fives: Teachers Discuss the Hardest Parts of In-Person School During COVID-19
Five teachers who are back in classrooms talk about challenges they've faced under the new restrictions and ways to make socially distanced school manageable.
July 31, 2020
Five Black high school students share stories about class conversations on race they thought went well, and those that didn't go well at all.
June 29, 2020
When asked how much the textbooks they use "accurately and fully reflect the experiences of people of color," one in five educators said "a lot," according to an EdWeek Research Center survey.