Media Literacy Education

5 Steps to Integrating Media Literacy into Social Studies

Teaching media literacy in social studies helps students become responsible citizens who can make informed decisions. Media literacy is the ability to identify types of digital content, understand the messages they convey, and evaluate their sources. While children can quickly learn how to use new technology, educators have a responsibility to show them how to…

Debbie Bagley, Teacher Advocate, and Her Class

Studies Weekly’s Teacher Advocate Provides New Educational Support Service

School districts that adopt Studies Weekly district-wide can now schedule one-on-one or group consultations for their teachers with Studies Weekly’s new teacher advocate, Debbie Bagley. Teachers will receive additional personalized educational support. With Bagley’s 15 years of experience in education, she is a valuable asset. Teaching Career Debbie’s passion for education began when she’d go…

Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory

Critical Race Theory (CRT) has become a difficult political topic, leaving many educators wondering how to approach the subject with parents, teachers, and students. Knowing the history behind CRT and why people support or oppose it can help you address concerns, support teachers, and demonstrate your commitment to student well-being.   What is Critical Race…

A Teacher’s Guide to Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Diverse perspectives strengthen education, according to Heather Singmaster’s EdWeek article from November 2018. They broaden students’ view of history and teach them to respect people from different cultures. This month, you have the opportunity to foster students’ appreciation for Asian/Pacific Americans by celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. History of Asian American Pacific Islander…