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Social Studies

  • Promoting Inquiry With GPB's Resources

    Topic:
    Social Studies, Social Studies
    Subtopic:
    Inquiry-Based Learning

    As Georgia’s trusted provider of free digital media for the classroom, GPB Education continually enhances and expands its dynamic collection of digital content, while providing supplementary streaming services to teachers and students across all grades and subject areas. In this session, educators are introduced to digital collections of streaming media, interactives, primary sources, and integration strategies from GPB, PBS LearningMedia, and Discovery Education to foster innovative instruction promoting inquiry and engagement. NOTE: Inquiry learning sessions can also be scheduled around content aligned to 1st, 3rd, 5th, or U.S. History social studies standards.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours
  • Rights and Freedoms at the End of the World: Exploring the U.S. Bill of Rights Through the Dystopian Novel

    Topic:
    Social Studies, Social Studies

    Mass surveillance, thought crimes, book burnings, blood sport. How do the day-to-day realities of our great dystopian novels hold up against the rights and freedoms that we so often take for granted in American society? Join GPB Education on a harrowing exploration of the United States Bill of Rights in the context of frightfully relevant dystopian fiction. With dozens of associated online resources available to you at no cost and free from unjust censorship, your students will enthusiastically thank our Founding Fathers for the first ten amendments to the Constitution.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours
  • Safari "Journey" Economics for 7th Grade: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa

    Topic:
    Social Studies

    Join GPB on an educational safari (Swahili for “journey") through our collection of free digital resources exploring the factors that influence economic growth in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. Content and teaching strategies will focus on entrepreneurship and how the distribution of natural resources affects economic development.

    Duration:
    1 hour
  • Take A Virtual Learning Journey Through the Civil Rights Movement

    Topic:
    Social Studies

    Join Georgia Public Broadcasting for a virtual learning journey through the Civil Rights Movement. Step into photos and works of art from this pivotal period, and explore the associated figures and events that shaped history through visually stunning video footage, unique testimonials, primary source analysis, and vibrant songs of freedom.

    Duration:
    1.5 hours

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