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The Social Studies Teacher Podcast
The Social Studies Teacher Podcast
Kirsten Hammond, The Southern Teach

Are you an upper elementary teacher looking for simple strategies that will help make teaching social studies easy and fun? This podcast... more

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Teaching With and Using Timelines

Visual learner here to share that timelines are extremely helpful tools for understanding the chronological order of events. Today I've... more

27 Feb 2024 · 13 minutes
Current Events in 5 Minutes

Not sure how you can make time to cover your curriculum AND mix in current events? You'll love today's short... more

20 Feb 2024 · 9 minutes
Teaching About Famous People in History

You get to unlock the stories of famous people in history for upper elementary students - what a gift! Today... more

13 Feb 2024 · 15 minutes
Ways to Incorporate Black History Month Year Round

As a child and a person of color, I often felt embarrassed during February (I explain why in the episode).... more

06 Feb 2024 · 11 minutes
4 Nonfiction Reading Skills to Teach Before State Testing

Ready or not, here test prep season comes! Let's talk about four common reading skills that students might need us... more

30 Jan 2024 · 11 minutes
BONUS: FAQs and Reviews for the Smart and Simple Social Studies Guided Curriculum

Wondering if the Smart and Simple Social Studies Guided Curriculum is right for you? Not sure if the units will... more

26 Jan 2024 · 12 minutes
Using Literary Nonfiction with Social Studies

Teaching your students about biographies or autobiographies soon? You don't want to miss out on this jam-packed episode! In... more

23 Jan 2024 · 21 minutes
Using Daily Passages to Teach Social Studies

What if there was an easy way to incorporate social studies skills every day of the week, for just five... more

16 Jan 2024 · 11 minutes
How to Make Morning Routines Manageable

Are you the teacher with the peaceful and orderly classroom as soon as the day begins? Or do your students... more

09 Jan 2024 · 15 minutes
5 Tips for Positive Parent Communication

Parents are an important piece of the puzzle to a positive classroom community. Today I'm sharing 5 seasoned teacher tips... more

02 Jan 2024 · 13 minutes
The Social Studies Teacher Podcast
Teaching With and Using Timelines
The Social Studies Teacher Podcast