How can you make social studies more challenging and exploratory?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 3:53 am ad1c9bdddf
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How to create challenges for Social Studies
1. Have the students try to dig deeper into units and concepts by using historical case studies.
a. The nice thing about using historical case studies is that they enable the student to recognize multiple perspectives, causes and consequences, and to "think" as if they were part of the past.
i. I.e.- the Civil Rights Movement, the passing of the 19th Amendment, etc.
ii. For even more of a challenge, have the students research something they may not personally support (i.e. if they believe in gun ...
Tips for making social studies more challenging and exploratory are presented.