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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, Aug 17, 2012 - 1:00 AM
"Groups, Projects, and Presentations"
This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can use groups, projects, and presentations to help students become actively involved in their learning. Topics range from structuring groups to creating scoring guides and rubrics. Through examples of cooperative learning, decision making, and problem solving, teachers can examine how to use groups, projects, and presentations to promote powerful learning. D

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Friday, Aug 17, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Unity and Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Groups, Projects, and Presentations" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Unity and Diversity" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Dealing with Controversial Issues" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 1:30 AM "Creating Effective Citizens" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Dealing with Controversial Issues" (LEARN/CREATE)

Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Creating Effective Citizens" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Sep 1, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Introduction to the Video Library" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Sep 1, 2013 - 4:30 AM "Historical Change" (LEARN/CREATE)

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