Social Studies

Articles: Social Studies

A Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School planes wood pieces for a toolbox and stonecutting. Hands-on projects like this prepare students for later study in the trades as they relate to preservation.
Ariana Rawls Fine
New York City national parks program introduces students to tradecraft
Lauren Williams
Eleven states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, which cover climate change and also acknowledge human influence
Featured in Boston’s new history curriculum, this donated photo from Discovery Roxbury shows an integrated classroom at the city’s David A. Ellis School in the 1930s.
Lauren Williams
Educators want students to understand segregation had impacts beyond the South
Students served by Oakland USD’s Office of African American Male Achievement have increased GPAs compared to their peers.
Alison DeNisco
Oakland USD's Office of African American Male Achievement develops sense of pride and identity in black male student community

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An interview with Beth Stevens, Ph.D., senior vice president of environmental affairs for The Walt Disney Company