Title

Engaging High School Students Through a Social Studies Elective on the Social Justice of Food

Date

5-26-2016 5:00 PM

End Time

26-5-2016 6:00 PM

Location

ED 217

Department

Teacher Education

Session Chair

Alicia Wenzel

Session Chair

Melanie Landon-Hayes

Session Title

Teacher Education Presentations

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Alicia Wenzel

Abstract

This poster presentation provides a standard-based, high-interest social studies elective course designed to engage high school students with thought-provoking content relevant to their lives in and out of school. Teachers face the challenges of selecting engaging topics aligned to standards, and helping students acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for daily life. This curriculum serves as a model of ways to address these challenges. Focusing on a commonly discussed social issue, the social justice of food, this course provides students meaningful opportunities to develop critical thinking skills while engaging with relevant subject matter.

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May 26th, 5:00 PM May 26th, 6:00 PM

Engaging High School Students Through a Social Studies Elective on the Social Justice of Food

ED 217

This poster presentation provides a standard-based, high-interest social studies elective course designed to engage high school students with thought-provoking content relevant to their lives in and out of school. Teachers face the challenges of selecting engaging topics aligned to standards, and helping students acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for daily life. This curriculum serves as a model of ways to address these challenges. Focusing on a commonly discussed social issue, the social justice of food, this course provides students meaningful opportunities to develop critical thinking skills while engaging with relevant subject matter.