Archives

Since its creation in 2010, #sschat has archived most of its weekly chats (beginning in 2011). Here is the long list of archived discussions.

2017

07-17-2017 Strategies to Reach Struggling Students in the Social Studies Classroom with @kris_vanduyne

07-10-2017 How is the Declaration Relevant Today? with @DrPleau1

07-03-2017 Teaching Independence… from what? for whom? with @CHitch42, @MsHolmesTeach, @Flipping_A_tchr, @42thinkdeep, & @dankrutka

06-19-2017 Bringing Geography into ALL Social Studies Classes with @ecasey77

06-12-2017 Standards Based Grading with @mrs_ldavis

06-05-2017 Democracy and Us with @facinghistory

05-22-2017 Bringing Breaking News! into the Classroom with @CHitch94 and #sschat team

05-15-2017 Teaching the Constitution with @DrGlinski and @LisaMonthie

05-08-2017 Ending the Year with a Bang! with @STLinOK

05-01-2017 Great Expectations in Writing with @highleyjane

04-17-2017 Teaching the American Revolution with @historyisfunorg

04-10-2017 Strategies for Using Images to Teach History with @FacingHistory

04-03-2017 Teaching about Genocide with Testimony with @USCIWitness

03-20-2017 Breaking Out of the Traditional Classroom with @Chucktaft

03-13-2017 Music and Social Studies Education with @GetSoundsAround and @caranowou

03-06-2017 Teaching Current Events:  Challenges, Successes, Strategies with @flipping_A_tchr

02-20-2017 Teaching the First 100 Days with @iCivics

02-13-2017 Data and Social Studies Instruction with @VanduyneKris

02-06-2017 Media Literacy in the Social Studies with @reneehobbs

1-23-2017 The Role of Protest in Effecting Change with @ushistorysage

1-19-2017 Presidential Inaugurations with @JustinChristen

1-16-2017 A Complex King: Civil Rights then and now with @DrLaGarrettKing

1-9-2017 Implementing Audio in the Classroom with @listenwiselearn

1-2-2017 Recharging for the Second Semester with @DrPleau1

2016

12-19-2016 Teaching with Testimony: Enhancing Empathy & Critical Thinking with @USCIWitness

12-12-2016 Teaching Slavery with Primary and Secondary Sources with @GWBooks

12-05-2016 Media Literacy and Teaching Social Studies in the Digital Age with @TIME_Edge

12-03-2016 NCSS Unconference (#NCSSUnCon) tweets with Dan Krutka, Michael Milton, & Chris Hitchcock

11-21-2016 Slavery and the White House with @kennethcdavis

11-14-2016 Election 2016: Looking back and forward with @dankrutka

11-07-2016 Elementary Social Studies with @HistoryEdMNHS

11-02-2016 Nurturing Empathy & Civic Engagement in Students with @FacingHistory & @usedgov with @JohnKingatED

10-24-2016 Digging Deeper During the Election:  Capitalizing on Teachable Moments with @iCivics

10-16-16 Document Evaluation & Claim Testing (Big History Project) with @allisonlipp

10-10-16 Teaching Old Content New Tricks: Finding Ways to Engage Students with Existing Content with @FANGeopolitics

10-04-16 #Civility2016: Creating a More Civil Classroom this Election Season with @FacingHistory & @Tolerance_org

10-03-16 Local History with @HistoryEdMNHS

09-19-16 Teaching with Primary Source Documents with @DrPleau1

09-12-16 Listening & Speaking Skills in Social Studies with @scottmpetri

09-05-16 Creating & Maintaining a Safe & Productive Classroom Environment with @CHitch94

08-22-16 Election 2016 with Vicky Pasquantonio (education editor at PBS NewsHour) and the folks from Newseum.

08-15-16 Teaching with Comics and Art with @historycomics

08-08-16 Teaching News Literacy in the Digital Age with @FacingHistory and @TheNewsLP

08-01-16 Honoring Indigenous Histories with @SBShear

07-18-16 Big Games, Little Games, & Playful Assessment with @JediKermit

07-11-16 Beyond Testing:  Alternative Assessments with U.S. Department of Education Secretary @JohnKingatEd

07-04-16 Teaching Independence Movements slow chat

06-20-16 Fun and Engaging Classroom Activities for Social Studies with @HstryOrg

06-13-16 Taking Informed Action with @Mr_ARobertson

06-06-16 Strategies for Teaching about Wars with @MrPotter

05-23-16 Movement in the 6-12 Social Studies Classroom with @Dr_Pleau

05-16-16 Professional Development with @TxSocialStudies

05-09-16 Museum Resources with @HistoryEdMNHS

05-02-16 Liberate! Analyze Primary Sources & Holocaust Remembrance Day with @EchoesReflect

04-18-16 Campaign 2016: Media Literacy with @Jeremy_Stoddard

04-11-16 Using Film Effectively in Your Classroom with @BYkids

04-4-16 Call of Civic Duty: Participatory Citizenship with @MsWhiteSocStud

03-21-16 The Third Rail:  Using Case Studies to Teach Controversial Issues with @NewseumED

03-14-16 Teaching the History of World War II in the Asia-Pacific Arena with @FacingHistory and @HSTRYorg

03-07-16 Historiography, the Common Core and your Classroom with @UCLAHGP

02-22-16 Women’s History and Gender Studies with @serenewilliams

02-15-16 Meeting the Needs of Gifted Adolescents through the Social Studies with @TeresaBergstrom

02-08-16 Bringing Elections to the Classroom with @iCivics

01-18-16 Beyond the Dream

01-11-16 Little Known Histories  hosted by @DrLWalczak

01-4-16 Re-Imagine what a National Conference Could Be!

2015

12-21-15 Simulations in the Social Studies Classroom hosted by @TxSocialStudies

12-`14-15 Motivational Strategies 

12-7-15 Project Based Learning

 11-23-15 Integrating Philosophy in Social Studies hosted by @mdoran2067

11-9-15 C3 Resources

11-2-15 NCSS Technology Preview

10-19-15 Why Voting for Your Mayor is More Important than President

10-12-15 Changing View of Heroes hosted by @kennethcdavis

9-21-15 Controversial Issues 

9-14-15 Constitution Day 2015

09-07-15 Teaching 9/11 in a Broader Context

8-24-15 Presidential History

8-17-15 The Best Books for Teaching Social Studies

8-10-15 Advocating for Social Studies 

8-3-15 Back to School 

7-20-15 Writing

07-13-15 Using Automated Essay Scoring Tools to Increase Writing

7-6-15 PBL

6-15-15 Digital Collections

5-18-15 Technology for Inquiry & Engagement 

5-11-15 The Power of Student Questioning 

5-4-15 Youth Participatory Action Research 

4-20-15 Collaboratove Writing

4-13-15 Game-Based Social Studies 

4-6-15 Engaging Social Studies 

3-23-15 Teaching Civics 

3-16-15 Engagement in the Social Studies Classroom

3-9-15 Media Literacy 

3-2-15 Primary Sources 

2-23-15 Social Studies Conferences, PLC’s and PLN’s 

2-16-15 Presidential Crisis and Legacy 

2-9-15 Global Citizenship & Human Rights

2-2-15 Teacher Top 10’s

1-12-15 Border Issues

1-19-15 Understanding MLK

2014

12-15-14 Rigor & Critical Thinking in Social Studies #sschat

12-8-14 Performance Assessment

12-1-14 CSPAN Classroom Resources #sschat 

11-17-14 A Night at the Museum w/ @NewseumEd

11-10-14 Taking Citizenship to the Next Level with iCivics!

11-3-14 Teaching Politics, Controversy, & Civic Engagement 

10-20-14 Historiography: Even history has a history

10-6-14 Teaching History with Film

9-22-14 Teaching History with Primary Sources 

9-15-14 Teaching the Constitution 

9-8-14 Teaching Current Events 

9-1-14 Teaching the Civil Rights Movement 

8-25-14 How do you plan? With special guest Grant Wiggins 

8-20-14 Teaching Ferguson: Current Events in the Social Studies Classroom 

8-18-14 Lesson Restoration: Let’s fix it up!

8-11-14 Creating a Culture of Inquiry from Day One

8-4-14 Microhistory as a Lens

7-28-14 Using Fiction and Nonfiction in the Social Studies Classroom

7-21-14 Using Social Studies to Close the Achievement Gap & Engage Students

7-14-14 Historical Thinking and Struggling Readers 

7-7-14 Assessment in Social Studies 

6-23-14 Leadership & Legacy: Exploring National History Day 2015

6-16-14 Teaching about Conflict 

6-9-14 Developing Written Argumentation Skills Using PBL 

6-2-14 Connecting Gobally with Social Media

5-19-14 The Future of Social Studies: The Educator’s POV

5-12-14 Project Based Learning

5-5-14 Museum Professional Development

4-21-14 Legacy

4-14-14 Close Reading

4-6-14 What if’s of History 

3-24-14 Making History Come Alive

3-17-14 Research Skills

3-10-14 Debates and Discussions 

3-3-14 Infusing Literature in Social Studies

2-17-14 Social Studies as an Agent of Change

2-10-14 Teaching Academic Skills in the Social Studies Classroom

2-3-14 I Commented, Now What

1-13-14 A Night at the Museum

1-6-14 EDSITEment Created Equa

2013

12-30-13 Advice for Pre-Service Teachers #engsschat #ntchat

12-23-13 Environmental History

12-16-13 Social Media in the Classroom

12-9-13 Differentiation in the Social Studies Classroom

12-2-13 Shall We Play a Game?

11-25-13 Disciplinary Literacy / Inquiry Process #engsschat

11-18-13 Text Dependent Questions and Evidence Based Claims

10-21-14 Film and Media in the Classroom

10-14-13 Imperialism and Explorers

10-7-13 Elementary Social Studies 

9-23-13 Compassion in Social Studies 

9-09-13 Social Studies Conferences

9-2-13 Helping Students Understand Syria

8-26-13 Teaching English Language Learners

8-18-13 Library of Congress Resources

8-11-13 First Week of School

7-29-13 Google’s 20% in the Classroom 

7-15-13 Electives in the Classroom

7-8-13 Hook ‘Em 

7-1-13 Flipping

6-24-13 Social Studies Can be Spectacular

6-17-13 Best Lesson

6-10-13 Teaching, learning, & forgetting

6-3-13  Promoting a Culture of Cross Discipline Learning Experiences with #satchat

5-20-13 Dealing with Tragedy 

5-13-13 Reading in the Content Areas with Kenneth Davis 

5-6- 13 Test Prep and Assessment

4-29-13 Taking Learning Outside the Classroom 

4-22-13 Teaching Taxes

4-8-13 Body Language

4-1-13 EdCafe’s

3-25-13 Women’s Rights in the US

3-18-13 Evernote and Livebinder

3-11-13 Critical Thinking and Primary Documents 

3-4-13 Combatting Student Apathy

2-25-13 Evolving Role of Women #engsschat

2-11-13 Best Lessons

2-4-13 Controversial Topics

1-21-13 World War I

1-14-13 1960’s – 1990’s

1-7-13 Thinking Like a Historian

2012

12-17-12 Life Changing Lessons

12-10-12 Standards Based Grading

12-3-12 Economics

11-26-12 Engsschat Argument Essay

11-19-12 Middle East

11-12-12 Discerning Truth in SS

11-5-12 Covering Live Events

10-22-12 Critical Thinking

10-15-12 Election 2.0

10-8-12 Media & Movies

10-1-12 Hands-on Learning

9-24-12 EngSSChat CCSS & PBL

9-17-12 CCSS in Social Studies

9-10-12 Teaching Elections

9-3-12 Teaching 9/11

8-27-12 Am. Rev. & Anc. Civ

8-20-12 Mentoring & Collaboration

8-13-12 Infographics in the Classroom

8-6-12 Students as Historians

7-30-12 Making HW Meaningful

7-23-12 Flipped Classroom

7-16-12 Starting the School Year

7-9-12 2nd Anniversary Chat

7-2-12 Current Events in SS

6-25-12 Best Tech Tools for SS

6-18-12 Socratic Seminars

6-11-12 Indus. Amer. Crowdsource

6-04-12 Ancient Civ. Crowdsource

5-28-12 Engsschat CC Lit & Cr Curr.

5-21-12 Podcasting and Apps

5-14-12 Year End Reflections

5-07-12 Devices in the Classroom

4-30-12 Edcafes

4-23-12 Eportfolios

4-16-12 UbD Understanding by Design

4-09-12 50’s, 60’s, & 70’s Crowdsource

4-02-12 Teaching the World

3-19-12 Psych/Soc Crowdsource

3-12-12 PBL

3-05-12 Spreading Twitter PLN

2-27-12 Simulations

2-20-12 EngSSChat CommonCore

2-13-12 Bell Ringers & Closers

2-6-12 Joe Bower DeGrading

1-30-12 Creating a Textless Curric

1-23-12 Engaging the hard to Engage

1-16-12 Note Taking Alternatives

1-9-12 Current Events in SS

1-2-12 – Using Maps & Images

2011

12-19-11 WWI/Gr8 Dep Crd Srce

12-12-11 EngSSChat ArguEssay

12-05-11 EDSITEment & Pri. Sources

11-28-11 Ss Relevancy in History

11-21-11 Back to Basics

11-14-11 Infusing Pol Issues in SS

11-07-11 Tech & Cross-Curr Projects

10-24-11 World Religions/Renaissance

10-17-11 PK-8 Best Practices

10-10-11 Rigor & Differentiated Curriculum

10-03-11 Economics & Government

09-26-11 Making Connections

09-22-11 TIChat & SSChat Technology Integration

09-19-11 Critical Thinking

09-12-11 9/11 & The Constitution

09-05-11 Engs & schat CC

08-29-11 Homework Practice

08-22-11 Historical Thinking

08-15-11 Low-tech Tools & Strategies

08-08-11  Special Guest Thomas Riddle II

08-01-11 Anniversary Smackdown

07-25-11 Community Building

07-18-11 SS Electives Chat

06-27-11 Middle School Crowd Source

06-20-11 Group Work in the SS Classroom

06-13-11 Integrating Other Subjects into SS

06-06-11 Historical Skills

08-31-11 1st History Chat: Technology in the Classroom