The Social Studies Show – Episode 2

In this episode, Scott and Adam are joined by Dominic Helmstetter and Ben Harrington as they talk about Thin Slides in the social studies classroom.

Problem: Do your students read every word of each slide they present?

  • Require your students to emotionally engage with their audience.
    Thin Slides provide a visual cue. Compelling images help them recall what they know about the content without relying on written notes.

Impactful Articles


Moler’s Musings


Thin Slides examples of … 

History Rewriter

See example #3 for a Thin Slide Ignite Talk on the French Revolution. Twenty Thin Slides that culminate in a four minute speech. 

More resources found on the Show Notes for the episode

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