Social Studies (PD) Digital Tools in High School Professional Development

Find free High School Professional Development Digital Tools on Social Studies (PD).
A Culturally Responsive Teaching Checklist
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Check out this handout to help learn methods of culturally responsive teaching! While many educators understand the value of creating a culturally...
How Do My Students Think: Diagnosing Student Thinking
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Students do not come to school as blank slates to be filled with information. Rather, they come to school with considerable knowledge, some correct...
Research in Brain Function and Learning
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
The brain begins to mature even before birth. Although it continues to mature throughout most of life, the brain does not mature at the same rate in...
Getting Started with Generation Global
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
As a result of a rapidly globalizing and changing world, students need new skills and competencies that prepare them for the 21st century. With the...
Help Your Students Overcome the Misconceptions That Prevent Learning
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  • Professional Development
  • Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Many students arrive at school with preconceived knowledge about the topic you’re about to teach. Sometimes, that knowledge is illogical or...
"America to Me": Real Talk on Race, Identity, and Education
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Do you have a strategic vision for equity in your school? Have you heard of and/or watched the docuseries America to Me ? Participant Media’s America...
Media Literacy: Making Sense of the 24-7 News Cycle
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
A free press is essential to the success of a democracy. As the media has evolved over time to include radio, television, internet and now smart...
Darwin and the Theory of Evolution
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Standards aligned
This lesson contains 3D models . Some of them are available after a free registration to the Lifeliqe app. NGSS and CCSS aligned. Integrated in...
Esther in Her Own Words and Images: Artwork and Testimony as a Primary Source
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Giving students the tools to recognize, analyze and draw conclusions from historical documents and artifactswith first person accounts and primary...
Through the Eye of the Needle:  Interactive Viewing Guide
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
These questions and activities use the artwork and story of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz as a springboard to learn more about the Holocaust and World War...