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Social Studies

In this guide, you will find resources for teaching social studies to all grade levels

Featured Books

Inquiry-Based Global Learning in the K-12 Social Studies Classroom

This book, edited by experienced scholars in the field, brings together a diverse array of educators to showcase lessons, activities, and instructional strategies that advance inquiry-oriented global learning.

The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools

This book introduces games as an effective and dynamic tool to teach restorative justice practices. Grounded in an understanding of restorative pedagogy and experiential learning strategies.

Beyond history for historical consciousness

This book presents the results of a comprehensive study conducted with over 600 French Canadian students that examines their narrative views of the collective past.

Silencing the Past (20th Anniversary Edition)

Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how power operates in the making and recording of history.

We remember the coming of the white man

SPECIAL 2021 EDITION, recognizing the 100th Anniversary of Signing of Treaty 11

Post-Pandemic Social Studies

The authors in this volume--leading voices in social studies education--make the case that COVID-19 has exposed deficiencies in much of the traditional narrative found in textbooks and state curriculum standards, and they offer guidance for how educators can use the pandemic to pursue a more justice-oriented, critical examination of contemporary society.

Inquiry-Based Practice in Social Studies Education

This book encourages readers to transform classrooms into places where inquiry thrives as everyday practice. Both pre-service and in-service teachers are sure to learn strategies for developing the reinforcing elements of IDM, from planning inquiries to communicating conclusions and taking informed action.

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