Thanks Jane. I rarely visit this site and I just saw you comment. We are taking a project based approach. You might enjoy this post on my blog that details our partnership with a local Japanese American History museum. My students volunteered as curriculum consultants.
"Student Consultants Design Museum Curriculum and Mobile App" http://bit.ly/19VDBJo
1 year ago
This is an entire social studies methods course. Educators teaching similar courses will find ideas and topics that might support their own teaching and learning.