How to ditch the textbook and go with a non-traditional curriculum for social studies
History/social studies teachers know they have to cover, at some point, Africa in world history courses and the African American experience in U.S. history courses.
More and more often, history teachers are being asked to structure their curricula thematically as opposed to chronologically, in hopes of increasing student engagement and facilitating comparison among multiple perspectives.
Role-playing simulations are great for retention, comprehension, literacy, and group
decision-making. Here we'll discuss what they are and why they work.
“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” —Kofi Annan
Democracy begins in the classroom.
Some students from poverty may have gaps in social interaction which worsen the