Before you dive into the social studies curriculum review process, it's helpful to create a roadmap to think about who is involved, what the timeline is, and what the milestones are along the way. Although every roadmap looks different, in general, schools and districts consider these major factors...
Identifying your social studies curriculum priorities will help you guide the review and adoption process to a successful outcome. We've gathered together insights from instructional leaders across the country to share with you. They've identified several key priorities, including...
A great curriculum review team has the support it needs to do the job. Want to support your team? Part of that support is helping them build background knowledge about inquiry-based social studies. We've collected resources for you to help your team learn the essentials of inquiry-based social studies.
Need a powerful tool to review social studies curriculum? inquirED's Curriculum Review Guide provides rubrics to evaluate curriculum for inquiry-based instruction, culturally responsive education, and more. Each domain contains criteria and indicators that define high-quality instructional materials in social studies.
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inquirED's Inquiry-Based Elementary Social Studies Curriculum
Inquiry-Based Teaching & Learning
Units and lessons scaffold social studies knowledge and develop critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills.
Culturally Responsive Instruction
Strategies and resources help teachers connect instruction to the lived experiences of all students.