During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck’s work. Then, they’ll select a famous person in history with a growth mindset. They’ll choose from 14 famous leaders and pioneers in their fields for the basis of their research. Students will research their famous person as they respond to targeted research questions. While researching, they’ll be on the lookout for ways that the famous person had a growth mindset. Next…

Growth Mindset Research Projects - 3D Projects and Activities for Growth Mindset

During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck’s work. Then, they’ll select a famous person in history with a growth mindset. They’ll choose from 14 famous leaders and pioneers in

Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows?  This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before.  It brings together design, SS, art, writing, and collaboration. Go to the island and get lost. $

Project Based Learning Activity: Island Survival (PBL)

Your students have awoken on an deserted island. How are they going to survive? Food, shelter, water, who knows? This project based learning activity asks students to problem solve and world-build, unlike anything they've done before. It brings together

American History project idea...could assign a president or important historical figure to each student.

Every year all of our graders participate in our school's Wax Museum program. It is seriously one of the highlights of the entire schoo.

SOCIAL STUDIES: Travel Brochure template--students pretend they are visiting an ancient civilization

For Computer Expert badge - SOCIAL STUDIES: Travel Brochure template--students pretend they are visiting an ancient civilization

Ancient Civilization STEM Challenges and activities! includes Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, Israel, India, Greece, and Rome!

Ancient Civilizations STEM Challenges

Cross-curricular challenges for students who are studying Ancient Civilizations! This resource is part of the Ancient Civilizations Curriculum Bundle

Use a box, research an artist, draw one side, write one side, use a real picture one side, maybe a timeline.

Art study box research an artist, draw one side, write one side, use a real picture one side, maybe a timeline.

Learn how to use inquiry circles in Social Studies class. Great for reviewing topics, and teaching the Common Core.

How to Teach the Standards through Social Studies Inquiry Circles

Need some social studies project ideas? Learn how to make Social Studies more engaging for your students with inquiry circles. Inquiry circles reinforce social studies standards while teaching the research process. (Grab the free social studies project

Learn about how to implement Project Based Learning (PBL) into your World History classes!

Learn about how to implement Project Based Learning (PBL) into your World History classes! (Tech Projects How To Use)

Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom?  Try historical journals!  A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!

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Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history! Instead of pioneer journals maybe American Revolution journals or titanic journals

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