The Current Culture War in Social Studies: Tips for Teaching Controversial Topics

Bridgette Byrd O’Connor
Content Manager, OER Project
Gates Ventures
Teaching social studies is never an easy task but given today’s political divisions and the intrusion of politics into our classrooms, it’s an especially difficult job. So how do we ensure that our students are learning the content and skills necessary to evaluate historical and contemporary issues? This video provides some guidance on how to navigate teaching social studies in the midst of a culture war.
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