What does effective social studies instruction look like? The pages below highlight four best practices to engage students with social studies concepts and skills.
Concept-based instruction allows students to think deeply about social studies concepts in ways that are transferable to new situations.
Inquiry-based instruction allows students to explore social studies issues in a relevant manner to lay the foundation for lifelong learning.
Discussion strategies allow students to consider multiple perspectives on social studies topics in a variety of engaging formats.
Integration strategies allow students to make meaningful connections both within social studies and across disciplines.