This resource library includes social studies standards, companion documents, instructional tasks and more.
In Partnership with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the Louisiana Department of Education produces an encyclopedia of Louisiana History articles to support the implementation of the Louisiana Student Standards for Social Studies. Each article is written and vetted by subject matter experts and Louisiana teachers for grade level appropriateness and complexity.
These resource guides were suggested to help build content knowledge in social studies.
The LDOE has released a new professional learning resource for social studies teachers and support staff. Teachers in grade 4 and grade 5 now have access to asynchronous professional learning modules that guide them through the design and key features of the Bayou Bridges curriculum, as well as utilize a unit study tool to support initial curriculum implementation.
Bayou Bridges is a K-8 Louisiana Social Studies Curriculum for whole-class instruction created in partnership with the non-profit Core Knowledge Foundation®. Bayou Bridges is designed to align with the student expectations of the 2022 K-8 Louisiana Student Standards for Social Studies and was created using criteria similar to the quality indicators of the instructional materials review rubric.