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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 - 1:30 AM    "Unity and Diversity" This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can embrace both unity and diversity in their classrooms. Topics range from exploring democratic values to building awareness of student diversity. Through examples of students connecting with one another and embracing the different cultures within their community, teachers can reflect on how to best address issues of unity and diversity in their classroom. D

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

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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