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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, May 11, 2012 - 1:00 AM    "Standards Overview, K-5" This program includes K–5 classroom examples from across the country that define and illustrate the 10 NCSS thematic strands and present a variety of ways that they can be integrated into the K–5 curriculum. The primary grades begin to lay the foundation and groundwork for big ideas and concepts in social studies, such as a sense of place, time, community, and justice.. D

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Friday, May 11, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Standards Overview, K-5" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 11, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Standards Overview, K-5" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Historical Change" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 1:30 AM "China Through Mapping" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Historical Change" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 1:30 PM "China Through Mapping" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Leaders, Community, and Citizens" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Making Bread Together" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Leaders, Community, and Citizens" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Making Bread Together" (LEARN/CREATE)

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