This article talks about some new teaching techniques and learning technology resources that will be discussed at this fall’s conference of the National Council for the Social Studies in Washington, D.C. NCSS has scholarships available for first-time attendees. Written by Emily Rogan on October 14th at, the article can be found here. Technology and inquiry-based learning inspire deeper […]

Maps are an excellent introductory tool for taking students on meaningful adventures through geography, cultures, history, and current events.  We often think of maps as neutral documents that give us an unmediated snapshot of political borders and cities, or terrain, or resources. However, maps are human documents, and they therefore reflect their creators’ point of […]