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Social Studies Games - Who Am I? Educational Game

Educational games can appeal to students of all ages and are a fun way to review for a test or reinforce prior knowledge. The "Who Am I?" game is great for social studies, literature, and art.


Common Core Standards and the problem for Social Studies

Common Core Standards and the problem for Social Studies- will it improve SS teaching? And why it must be tested.

My new high school classroom theme: Scrabble....... Love this idea! Can use it too with Social Studies vocab!


DIY Classroom Board Game!

Hey everyone! So for the last few weeks I've been working on a big summer project. I wanted to transform an old board game with missing…


Learn how to use manipulatives in Social Studies in this Social Studies Success Blog Post. How do you effectively use games and card sorts? Check out this blog post to see different ways to use them in your secondary Social Studies classroom.


Strategies: This is an in-depth index of strategies for teaching social studies with links to descriptions of each. I would use this when I am searching for a new way to teach content. I especially like the "mock trials" and "model United Nations" ideas.