Posted on 02/19/2018 at 12:00 AM by Blog Experts

The new Iowa Social Studies standards focus on inquiry. The Huntington website is a valuable resource for teachers and s...

Posted on 01/22/2018 at 12:00 AM by Blog Experts

Writing should be a natural component of social studies. When students write to learn, their understanding of social stu...

Posted on 12/18/2017 at 12:00 AM by Blog Experts

In Granada, Colorado, a teacher and students helped to preserve the dark history of Amache, a Japanese-American internme...

Posted on 11/30/2017 at 12:00 AM by Blog Experts

With the new social studies standards, grades 9-12 have been collapsed into different strands. These are Behavioral Scie...

Posted on 10/19/2017 at 12:00 AM by Blog Experts

One of the new standards for 8th grade social studies is SS.8.14, in which students are asked to: Examine and explain th...

Posted on 09/20/2017 at 12:00 AM by Blog Experts

The new social studies standards have been published and signed into law, and now educators are attempting to figure out...

Posted on 08/31/2017 at 09:41 AM by Blog Experts

Northwest AEA will be offering free training to help teachers, instructional coaches, and curriculum directors better un...

Posted on 04/19/2017 at 08:56 AM by Blog Experts

The Best Practices Institute for Social Studies will be held on June 19-20 at the State Historical Museum in Des Moines....

Posted on 03/20/2017 at 11:22 AM by Blog Experts

Globe to Go is a great website I stumbled across recently that has been created by a middle school social studies teache...

Posted on 02/20/2017 at 04:35 PM by Blog Experts

Recently I came upon this quote from Schwahn and McGarvey (2012): "We have left the Industrial Age and mass product...