In Episode 82, Dan and Michael chat with Alex Cuenca of Indiana University about preparing social studies teachers and his Social Education article on the new National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers.
Books, articles, lessons, and other amazing resources
- Cuenca, A. (2017). Preparing Teachers for a New Generation of Social Studies Learners: Introducing the National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers. Social Education, 81(6), 370-375.
- Cuenca, A, Castro, A. J., Benton, B. Hostetler, A., Heafner, T., Thacker, E. (2018, January 1). National Standards for the Preparation of Social Studies Teachers. Silver Spring, MD: National Council for the Social Studies.
- Learn more about the C3 Framework in Episode 10: the C3 Framework for Social Studies with Kathy Swan
- Check out this recent CUFA Spotlight on Alex from NCSS: https://www.socialstudies.org/tssp/cufa-spotlight-alexander-cuenca
Alexander Cuenca, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of curriculum and instruction at Indiana University, and Chair of the NCSS Task Force on Teacher Education Standards. He can be reached on Twitter, @alexandercuenca.