Social Studies

Engaging Activities for Black History Month in the Primary Classroom
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Engaging Activities for Black History Month in the Primary Classroom

Black History Month is filled with interesting social studies topics to explore with your primary students. Come along to see how you can weave the incredible stories of Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, and others into your daily classroom lessons throughout February. Not only will your students learn about important people throughout history, but you’ll also…

Tips For Using Digital Resources In The Primary Classroom
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Tips For Using Digital Resources In The Primary Classroom

Digital resources are such a valuable tool for the primary classroom. There are so many wonderful ways you can use digital resources to enhance your lessons and help your students get more out of your teaching. With all the options out there, do you ever wonder about the best way to use digital resources? If…

Introducing Famous Americans to Young Students
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Introducing Famous Americans to Young Students

Famous Americans and historical figures are an important part of the first grade curriculum, but teaching non-fiction biographies to lower elementary students can be very challenging. The text is usually heavy and difficult for students to understand. It was important for me to figure out a way to introduce these important historical figures to my…