Tag: social studies

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Booker T and W.E.B.: Adding Women's Voices

Black History Month provides educators with the opportunity to explore the contributions of prominent African American leaders and thinkers in greater depth. The post-Reconstruction period presented significant challenges for African Americans struggling to improve their lives in segregated and hostile environments. At the turn of the 20th century, two thinkers

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Looking for new (and free) African American History Month resources?

African American History Month inspires teachers and students to engage in compelling debate and exploration. Curriculum Pathways has recently updated some of our best standards-aligned web and mobile-friendly resources to add to those discussions. These lessons focus on the critical-thinking challenges teachers expect, with more images and more online assessment tools.

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Celebrate Bridging the Digital Equity Gap

The world’s largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference is NCSS. This year's gathering of teaching professionals from across the country offers a perfect opportunity to showcase the latest FREE online social studies lessons from Curriculum Pathways. It offers 700+ free social studies tools and resources, each addressing the enhanced rigor and critical

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Top Six Reasons to Explore! Primary Sources

Did you know Explore! Primary Sources has over 250 original text and audio resources? Presented in an online lesson format with historical context and comprehension questions, these primary sources encourage active reading and analysis. The collection, provided for free along with all of the resources from Curriculum Pathways, stretches across four centuries.

Students & Educators
Lucy Kosturko 0
Medal with these Engaging Sports-themed Lessons

Tap into student interest in athletic competitions with these sports themed lessons. Creating and Annotating Maps Our Interactive Atlas (also available in Spanish) is a great tool for project-based learning. Using our map and annotation tools, students demonstrate mastery of content while engaging their research and writing skills. Consider the following sports related activities:

Students & Educators
LeeEllen Harmer 0
Guest Teacher Post: Developing Critical-Thinking Skills with Adaptive Lessons

Editor's Note: Justin Allar teaches social studies at Clay-Battelle Middle/High School in Blackville, West Virginia. In this guest post, he describes how Curriculum Pathways resources meet the critical-thinking needs of his social studies students. This is the second in a series of blog posts written by West Virginia educators sharing how they have integrated digital content

Students & Educators
Mimi Stapleton 0
Free Online Professional Development to Meet Teachers' Needs

The all-new online professional development offerings from Curriculum Pathways enable teachers to learn about new ideas and resources specific to their discipline areas and grade levels. Equally important, teachers focus on resources that model effective technology integration. This model fills a vital need identified by teachers, the National Schools Boards Association, the Center

Students & Educators
Molly Farrow 0
Hyper about HyperDocs

Want an overview of how to create HyperDocs for both individual lessons and units? At ISTE 2017, we'll use the Understanding by Design process to explore free online content resources designed to challenge critical thinking skills. For example, we’ll listen to the primary-source audiotapes of President Kennedy negotiating the 1962 integration of

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