11 episodes

In each episode of "Thinking Historically About," a scholar helps us better understand the historical questions that students should think through when engaging with a particular historical topic.

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In each episode of "Thinking Historically About," a scholar helps us better understand the historical questions that students should think through when engaging with a particular historical topic.

    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Shawn Healy

    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Shawn Healy

    In this episode, we are thinking historically about the state of social studies education with Shawn Healy, the Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy at iCivics. In this episode, Shawn helps us think to think about the policy implications around the state of social studies education and what steps toward stronger advocacy can be taken.This is the 6th in the series where Thinking Nation's Executive Director, Zachary Cote, will interview various leaders in social studies education in th...

    • 29 min
    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Dr. Janet Tran

    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Dr. Janet Tran

    In this episode, we are thinking historically about the state of social studies education with Dr. Janet Tran, the Director of The Center for Civics, Education, and Opportunity for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. Janet has consistently been so generous and kind to us at Thinking Nation and has cemented herself as a leader in the civic education space for many years. In this episode, she helps us think deeply about continuity and change over time in history educa...

    • 28 min
    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Andrea Foggy-Paxton

    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Andrea Foggy-Paxton

    In this episode, we are thinking historically about the state of social studies education with the Andrea Foggy-Paxton, the entrepreneur-in-residence and founder of Social Studies Accelerator at Education Leaders of Color as well as Los Angeles County Board of Education. Andrea dives into many aspects of her work in the podcast, but one thing to highlight here is her championing of the California State Seal of Civic Engagement through her work on the LACOE Board. This is the 4th in the series...

    • 26 min
    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Dr. Lawrence Paska

    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Dr. Lawrence Paska

    In this episode, we are thinking historically about the state of social studies education with the Executive Director of the National Council for Social Studies, Dr. Lawrence Paska. For the next six weeks, Thinking Nation's Executive Director, Zachary Cote, will interview various leaders in social studies education in the lead up to Civic Learning Week (March 11-15, 2024). On March 11th, Zach and Larry will cohost a webinar entitled, "The State of Social Studies Education: Collaboratively Mov...

    • 30 min
    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Jessica Ellison

    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Jessica Ellison

    In this episode, we are thinking historically about the state of social studies education with the Executive Director of the National Council for History Education, Jessica Ellison. For the next six weeks, Thinking Nation's Executive Director, Zachary Cote, will interview various leaders in social studies education in the lead up to Civic Learning Week (March 11-15, 2024). In each episode, Zach will talk to the guest(s) about the state of social studies education broadly, while also looking s...

    • 26 min
    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Sarah Jencks and Elizabeth Grant

    Thinking Historically About the State of Social Studies Education with Sarah Jencks and Elizabeth Grant

    In this episode, we are thinking historically about the state of social studies education with two leaders in the museum world. For the next six weeks, Thinking Nation's Executive Director, Zachary Cote, will interview various leaders in social studies education in the lead up to Civic Learning Week (March 11-15, 2024). In each episode, Zach will talk to the guest(s) about the state of social studies education broadly, while also looking specifically at the data found in a white paper publish...

    • 35 min

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