Social Studies in Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5 captures innovative teaching practices, learning theories, and classroom activities designed to stimulate your teaching and enhance your curriculum.
This eight-part workshop provides a methodology framework for teaching social studies, with a focus on creating effective citizens. Individual workshop sessions explore social studies themes, strategies for planning and teaching, and ways to connect social studies to the world beyond the classroom.
Led by social studies educator Mary A. McFarland, participants reflect on fundamental issues in teaching and learning social studies through discussions, debates, and lessons that can be adapted to a K-5 curriculum. With the companion guide, available on this Web site and as a printable PDF document, this video workshop provides a stimulating learning experience for individual teachers or professional development groups.