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Presentation Delivered at the 2009 NC Social Studies Conference - How to Make Using 21st Century Technology Meaningful and Effective in Social Studies Instuction and Learning
Which free Web 2.0 tools best facilitate classroom-based instruction, assessment and interactive feedback in social studies using student technology literacy? Learn about the pedagogy of interaction that Web 2.0 tools can provide and review the advantages/disadvantages of using wikis, blogs and moviemaker. Teachers who have been participating in our Intergrating Technology Into The Social Studies Classroom will share practical skills and lessons on incorporating multi media into the social studies classroom. The main areas of focus will be the use of digital presentations, wikis, blogs, and podcasting with video, sound and animation.

Integrating Technology Mini Camp Presentation
(ppt, 2.1mb)


Growing Great Middle Schools With Social Studies
(ppt, 7.9mb)

Financial Literacy: Teaching Economics in the Middle Grades Classroom
(pdf, 1.2mb)

Internet Resource Guide for Grades 6-12 Social Studies, including Constitution Day
(doc, 521kb)

The P.A.S.S. (Podcasts about Social Studies): Issues and Topics Related to 6-12 Social Studies
These podcasts will be posted quarterly and will cover a wide variety of concerns and strategies for effectively implementing social studies in your classroom, school, or district.

Election Teaching Resources For Middle & High School Social Studies

Teaching North Carolina History through Primary Source Documents

N.C. Scenic Byways