Videos and Webinars
Minnesota Historical Society Video Series - A video series from the Minnesota Historical Society includes several videos on teaching with primary sources, literacy in social studies, concept-based social studies instruction, and more.
Thinkport Education Research Learning Modules - Online modules outlining how to teach with primary and secondary sources and the historical research process.
Teaching Channel Videos - The teaching channel includes over 70 videos that specifically highlight social studies classrooms.
Five College Center for East Asian Studies Archived Webinars - More than fifty archived webinars about teaching East Asian studies.
United States Institute of Peace Webinars - Webinars for educators introduce key issues in international conflict management and peacebuilding and explore classroom resources and strategies for teaching these issues in the classroom.
Building Literacy in Social Studies Statewide Professional Development Webinars
- Module 1: Introduction to the Standards
- Module 2: Overview of the Instructional Shifts
- Module 3: Disciplinary Literacy
- Module 4: Informational Text
2017-2018 TLC Virtual Coaching Network Webinar Recordings
- Overview of Iowa’s Social Studies Standards for TLC Coaches
- What’s Your Game Plan for the New Social Studies Standards?
- Coaching Cycles and the New Social Studies Standards
- Resources for Supporting Social Studies Teachers
Online Courses and Modules
Reading and Writing in the Disciplines - An online course from Annenberg Learner provides background on disciplinary literacy and several resources to support it in the classroom.
Writing in U.S. History - A course from PBS Learning Media includes six self-paced lessons for high school students or teachers to look at key topics in U.S. history integrated with writing tools.
Achieve the Core Professional Development - Resources focusing on understanding the instructional shifts necessary to implement the Literacy standards for history/social studies. Resources include instructional practice guides, webinars, guides for creating aligned lessons, etc.
Meet the Promise of Content Standards: Professional Learning Required - Outlines the importance of professional learning when trying to implement new content standards.