Social Studies Remote Learning Webinar

Reimagine Learning

Social Studies Activities for Remote Learning - Webinar May 27 1:00pm

We heard from 1200 social studies educators last week at the Social Studies Virtual Unconference that their biggest challenge is keeping students engaged during this period of remote learning.

BENEFITS OF RUNNING A SCHOOL ELECTION

For children, following politics is usually a passive activity. They are too young to vote, and it isn’t easy for them to actively participation in a political campaign. Knocking on doors and making calls to strangers well into the evening isn’t something we want little kids to do. Still, there are things we can do to help children become active participants in the political process. One way to do this is to hold an in-school election, and our new enhanced version of Election Edge lets you do just that.

WHY CIVICS EDUCATION MATTERS

“. . . wherever the people are well informed they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights.”1 —Thomas Jefferson, 1789