Morgan Benthin '18, Kailee Keyser '18, Madelyn Kieler '18, and Bailey Smith '18, presented on "Literacy Strategies: Engaging Social Studies Students" at the Iowa Council for Social Studies in Altoona, Iowa, Oct. 2.

Morgan Benthin '18, Kailee Keyser '18, Madelyn Kieler '18, and Bailey Smith '18, presented on "Literacy Strategies: Engaging Social Studies Students" at the Iowa Council for Social Studies in Altoona, Iowa, Oct. 2. Their presentation focused on how literacy is an essential aspect of the social studies classroom and therefore, all teachers should know how to incorporate these instructional methods within their classroom. They discussed four strategies that will improve students' content area literacy and allow them to enter the discourse of the discipline with ease. They explained how the strategies are a perfect way of integrating C3 and CCSS into the social studies classroom.