Social Studies

Social Studies Alive!

Social Studies Alive teaches students about the world around them in ways that make them excited to learn every day.  Lessons start with a big idea — Essential Question — and incorporate graphic note taking, group work, and step-by-step discovery. Students are the center of instruction that taps a variety of learning styles, allowing students of all abilities to learn and succeed.

Students do a great deal of discovery using Social Studies Alive. They feel the emotions of historical figures. They reason through problems. They debate complex issues.

Students interact in pairs and groups so they are engaged in their own learning. There are also opportunities for personal reflection and processing. Giving students a variety of ways to experience content helps them better retain and recall key information.