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Social Studies in Action-Teaching Practice Library

A video library for K-12 teachers; 29 half-hour and 3 one-hour video programs, library guide, and Web site.
The Social Studies in Action teaching practices
library, professional development guide, and companion Web site bring to life the National Council for the Social Studies standards. Blending content and methodology, the video library documents 24 teachers and their students in K-12 classrooms across the country actively exploring the social studies. Lively, provocative, and educationally sound, these lessons are designed to inspire thoughtful conversations and reflections on teaching practices in the social studies.

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Ages: 18 - 18
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Explorers in North America
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Rob Cuddi, a fifth–grade teacher at Winthrop Middle School in Winthrop, Massachusetts, has been teaching for almost 30 years and has recently taken an active role in restructuring the social studies curriculum to accommodate both state and national s... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:09 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Exploring Geography Through African History
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Lisa Farrow is a seventh–grade world cultures teacher at Shiloh Middle School in a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Farrow's lesson provides her students with an understanding of African history and geography. After creating a personal timeline, ... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:29 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Leaders, Community, and Citizens
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Cynthia Vaughn teaches first grade at the Rooftop Alternative School in San Francisco, California. The objective of Ms. Vaughn’s lesson is to help her students differentiate between the titles and roles of elected officials at city, state, and co... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:01 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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The Amistad Case
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Gary Fisher is a teacher at Timilty Middle School in the urban community of Roxbury, Massachusetts, part of the greater Boston area. In his eighth–grade U.S. history class, Mr. Fisher examines the history of African American slavery through a dramati... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:31 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Understanding Stereotypes
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Libby Sinclair is a fourth– and fifth–grade teacher at Alternative Elementary School #2 in Seattle, Washington. In her lesson, Ms. Sinclair asks her students to define the term "stereotype" from a variety of perspectives. At the beginning of the le... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:23 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Celebrations Of Light
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Eileen Mesmer teaches a combined kindergarten and first–grade class in Salem, Massachusetts, a diverse community outside Boston. Ms. Mesmer asks her students to explore the many ways the holidays are celebrated and to find commonalities among the var... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:07 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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China Through Mapping
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Mimi Norton teaches second grade at Solano Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona. In this lesson, students learn about China’s position on the globe and the location of important landmarks within the country. As a class, students create a giant map o... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:59 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Caring For the Community
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Debbie Lerner teaches grades 1–3 at Red Bridge Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri. Red Bridge incorporates a personalized learning curriculum in which students stay in the same classroom for all three grade levels. Ms. Lerner’s lesson focuses... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:05 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Historical Change
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
David Kitts is a first–grade teacher on the Santo Domingo Indian Reservation in New Mexico. In his bilingual classroom, Native American students are studying the history of farming through a lesson that compares farming in eighteenth–century New En... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 03:57 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Standards Overview 6-8
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media/Learner.org
Lessons from grade 6–8 classrooms illustrate how the NCSS standards and themes can be integrated into the middle school curriculum. Middle school teachers explore a number of expectations and outcomes in their lessons and build on the fundamentals es... [more]
March 8, 2010 at 04:25 PM
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