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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 24, 2012 - 1:30 AM
"Creating Effective Citizens"
This program explores how social studies teachers in any grade level can help their students develop the democratic values that will make them effective and responsible citizens. Teachers are shown helping students see their community in a broader sense and inspiring them to think about ways they can make a difference. The classroom lessons emphasize how civic processes work, how to discuss issues from multiple perspectives, and how teachers can inspire their students to take social action. D

More Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12 on LEARN/CREATE (MT)
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)

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

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

Sunday, Sep 8, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Standards Overview, K-5" (LEARN/CREATE)

Sunday, Sep 8, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Standards Overview, K-5" (LEARN/CREATE)

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