It’s not a stretch to say that Hispanic/Latino students have an ancestral background in the subjects we teach.
Few would argue with the importance of vocabulary knowledge in all school subjects.
If you’re new to hands-on learning, or have used it for some time, you may be asking yourself, “What do I look for when selecting hands-on learning resources?”
Film Day! When I was in grade school and high school, “film day” was always great.
Many social studies teachers want to inspire their students to apply what they are learning in class outside of school.
Iowa social studies professionals know how to model informed action.
Many social studies K-12 teachers I’ve talked to want to introduce hands-on and experiential learning into their classrooms but are overwhelmed by where to start and how to implement it.
There couldn’t be a more meaningful time to recognize the work of Lori Wenzinger (center), recipient of the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Teaching Award of Excellence.
Rapid advances in brain-based imaging teach us that students need meaning in order to recall information, according to Differentiation and the Brain by David A. Sousa and Carol Ann Tomlinson.