Civic engagement for children

Prepare Students for Civic Engagement Through Social-Emotional Learning

When you hear social-emotional learning (SEL), you may think of helping students overcome depression and anxiety and improving classroom behavior. But did you know SEL can also prepare students to change the world through civic engagement? Educators and researchers affirmed the power of SEL in civic engagement education at the 2021 SEL Exchange Virtual Summit.…

Use ESSER funds using Studies Weekly

Use ESSER Funds for Studies Weekly

Not sure how to spend your ESSER funds? Here’s a quick summary of how Studies Weekly qualifies for COVID relief funds, and how our print and online materials can help you meet students’ academic, social, and emotional needs. ESSER II: Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act This Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief…

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…