Join NCSS and inquirED in conversation with educational leaders and teachers across the country to explore the future of social studies instruction. This series has concluded, but sign up to get access to recorded webinars.
PAST WEBINARS IN THIS SERIES
SEPTEMBER 23 @ 3:30 PM CST
The Future of Social Studies (Series Kickoff)
Join Lawrence Paska (Executive Director of The National Council for the Social Studies), Natacha Scott (Director of Educator Engagement, iCivics), and Shanti Elangovan (Founder and CEO of inquirED), for a panel discussion about opportunities, obstacles, trends, and innovations in social studies instruction. Moderated by Sarah Schwartz of Education Week.
OCTOBER 7 @ 3:30 PM CST
Beyond Polarization: Centering the Practice of Inquiry in Social Studies
Social studies has become the latest political wedge issue. How can the practice of inquiry help us move beyond polarization? Join us as we explore this topic with Ashley L. McCall (3rd Grade Educator; Teach Plus Board member), Dr. Emma Humphries (Chief Education Officer, iCivics), and Elisabeth Ventling Simon (inquirED Co-Founder and Head of Learning Experiences).
OCTOBER 21 @ 3:30 PM CST
Implementing Elementary Social Studies: Best Practices from District Leaders
Join Sarah Milo Hoskow (inquirED’s Director of Partner Experience), Patrick Snyder (Elementary Science & Social Studies Coordinator, Iowa City Schools), Melissa Seggelke (K-12 Social Studies Curriculum Specialist, Denver Public Schools), and Steven Kidd (PI Partner of K-12 Social Studies, Cherry Creek Schools) for an in-depth look at the most effective ways to roll out a new social studies curriculum in your school or district.
NOVEMBER 4 @ 3:30 PM CST
Why Culturally Responsive Instruction Matters in Social Studies
Culturally Responsive Education embraces research-based practice to improve student learning outcomes. Join host Martin Andrews as he explores the importance of Culturally Responsive Education in social studies with Evan Gutierrez (VP for Curriculum & Instruction, Newsela) and Shanti Elangovan (Founder and CEO of inquirED).
NOVEMBER 11 @ 3:30 PM CST
Un-level That Text! Integrating Literacy and Elementary Social Studies
Recent research indicates that robust elementary social studies programs that use authentic, engaging texts can supercharge literacy instruction. Review current research and explore powerful practices for improving students' literacy outcomes through inquiry-based social studies.