NCSS Blogs from Connected

Sparking Curiosity - Geography, the C3 Framework and the Inquiry Arc--Paul Nagel

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 1:22pm
The National Council for Geographic Education, in partnership with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), presents: Sparking Curiosity - Geography, the C3 Framework and the Inquiry Arc on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8pm Eastern . Join a panel of classroom and content experts as they share how to spark your students' curiosity about the world through geographic reasoning! The NCSS's C3 Framework is structured around an Inquiry Arc that places student --> Read More

NCSS Award and Grant Deadlines Extended to June 20, 2014!--Jordan Grote

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:19pm
National Council for the Social Studies has a variety of awards and grants that recognize various areas of social studies excellence- in the classroom, via research, and across different disciplines and grade levels. NCSS is now accepting applications and nominations, with a newly extended deadline of June 20, 2014, for the following Awards and Grants: Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year Outstanding Middle Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year --> Read More

Opportunity for NBCT's--Michael Yell

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:07pm
Hi all, Recently I signed on to field test the new requirements for NBCT social studies teachers. They're still looking so if your interested check this ou

C3 Framework meets Maryland Board of Education--Susan Griffin

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:42pm
C3 Framework Update from Maryland—I was pleased to attend a presentation of College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for State Social Studies Standards by Marcie Taylor Thoma, Social Studies Specialists for Maryland Department of Education, to the Maryland Board of Education. A DOE colleague presented a summary of the document and then Marcie went into a wonderful description of each of the four Dimensions: Developing Questions and Planning Investigations Applying --> Read More

Ways to Get Involved with NCSS--Jordan Grote

NCSS Blogs from Connected - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:28am
Greetings NCSS Members! Are you looking for ways to get more involved with NCSS? Consider some of the following options: Applying to serve on an NCSS Operations Committee- Operations Committees perform many important, board-mandated tasks for the organization. For more information, and to apply, visit: http://www.socialstudies.org/getinvolved/committees Applying to serve on an Award and Grant Selection Committee- These committees evaluate and select --> Read More
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