Teaching Global Health in the Time of Covid-19: Key Concepts for Social Studies Classrooms
Keywords:global studies, pandemic, health, C3, standards
This article highlights the promise of global health approaches for social studies curricula, especially urgent in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. Focusing on six facets that inform a global health perspective, the authors offer social studies educators an approach from this applied field of study to support lessons and curriculum on Covid-19 across sociology, geography, and other disciplines within social studies education. The authors provide select digital resources for teachers and students to use in learning and teaching about the Covid-19 pandemic through a global health perspective aligned with the National Council for the Social Studies’ Thematic Standards.