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Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12

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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Episode Description
Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 1:00 AM    "Standards Overview, 9-12" This program shows a variety of complex topics from high school lessons, illustrating how the NCSS standards and themes can be integrated into teaching in grades 9–12. Teachers will be able to see how the curriculum can be expanded to address complex issues and content in meaningful ways and become much more sophisticated in exploring all areas of social studies.. D

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More Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12 on IDAHO (MT)
Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Standards Overview, 9-12" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Migration from Latin America" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 2:26 AM "Competing Ideologies" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Economic Dilemmas and Solutions" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 1:26 AM "Gender-Based Distinctions" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 1:53 AM "Individual In Society" (IDAHO)

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 2:19 AM "Groups, Projects, and Presentations" (IDAHO)

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Unity and Diversity" (IDAHO)

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 - 1:28 AM "Dealing with Controversial Issues" (IDAHO)

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 - 1:56 AM "Creating Effective Citizens" (IDAHO)

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