Elementary Social Studies Education Articles for Teachers
Although I am now a teacher and have a Masters in Education, at one time, I had thought about specializing in archaeology. For this reason, I have a BA in anthropology. One of the most intriguing aspects of anthropology is that it is a study that requires people to use many of the skills we, as ...
For many reasons, I found that social studies was my least favorite subject in school. It seemed as though the information was far removed from my daily experience and inapplicable to my life. It's true that “history repeats itself,” but I thought we could deal with that when it happened. My whol...
During December, many students can be distracted. They can barely contain their excitement because of the approaching holiday. As teachers, we are expected to feed their love of the holiday, yet keep them on task at the same time. Here are some art activities to do at Christmas time that will, ho...
Hanukkah is a holiday that can lead teachers to explore history, world religions, and art with their students. Just like other holidays, there are many activities you can do with your students that can help them understand the significance of this holiday, and the important symbols used in its ob...
Once the holiday season gets going, students start to feel excited and get wiggly in the classroom. Thanksgiving is the beginning of the holiday season, and it provides an opportunity to give your students educational and fun projects to do that can release some of this energy. What follows are s...
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