Media Advisory - Election Year Social Studies Webinar on March 18

Media Advisory - Election Year Social Studies Webinar on March 18

Panelists: Stefanie Wager, Iowa Dept of Ed, President-Elect of NCSS; Dr. Paula McAvoy, Author of The Political Classroom

 

Overview: Inquiry-based social studies empowers students to participate in the civic life of their local, state, and national communities. How can a contentious election year provide an opportunity to explore civic participation? What are the challenges educators face in polarized environments?

A panel discussion on Wednesday, March 18th at 4:30 p.m. EDT will discuss explore these questions and others.

Panelists:

  • Stefanie Wager, Iowa Department of Education, President-Elect of the National Council for the Social Studies

  • Dr. Paula McAvoy, Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education, NC STATE College of Education, Author of The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education.

Who Should Attend: Teachers, administrators, and media exploring the opportunities and challenges of teaching election year social studies

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