How can students use a variety of resources well? This session focuses on how to make the most of resources in teaching social studies, from artifacts and primary sources to children's literature and technology. You'll explore resources and methodologies designed to meet the needs of diverse learners.
To help you improve your teaching, you will:
Explore a variety of social studies resources.
Analyze lessons that show how resources can be used.
Examine the connection between resources and differentiated instruction.
Explore methodologies that help students use resources effectively.
At the end of this session you will be able to:
Identify resources that address diverse learners.
Connect resources with methodology to enhance students' understanding.
Apply content and strategies to your own teaching.
Use resources to enhance a standards-based curriculum.