Teaching Powerful Social Studies

Learning to teach Social Studies with Dr. Smirnova

Inviting Guest Speakers Makes Events Authentic

Guests can be invited on the History or Earth Day, Entrepreneurs Week, Native Americans Appreciation month, etc.

Some of the events from the Methods of Social Studies class

Engaging Projects in Social Studies Classrooms

Learning to Teach Meaningfully

Teacher candidates complete the course projects that they will use in their own future classrooms. Below are the links to a few teacher candidates' blogs with their reflections on the course projects:

Barbara's e-folio & e-Unit Plan

Jen's Social Studies Adventures

Learning to teach Children in the World

Makenzie's SS slideshow


Division of Education

Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY