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Board of Directors Meeting Agenda and Materials

NCSS Connected - Fri, 03/18/2011 - 9:26pm
From : eGroups>>NCSS Board of Directors
A draft agenda and meeting materials for the upcoming board meeting are posted online at Connected. We will post the most recent financial statements early next week. 
(http://connected.socialstudies.org/SOCIALSTUDIES/NCSSBoardofDirectors/)  [More]

Talking Points and Preparation Resources

NCSS Connected - Thu, 03/17/2011 - 11:15am
From : eGroups>>NCSS Board of Directors

Dear Board Members,

Attached you will find talking points for your upcoming visits to your U.S. Representatives and Senators. I heard from a few of you regarding appointments, and I hope that all of you are able to take advantage of your time in DC to make a strong statement on Friday morning on behalf of Social Studies.

For those of you that are doing your visits for the first time, you will probably want to take a look at the points outlined in the attached document and focus [More]

Files Attached Document
March 25 Hill Visit Materials

U.S. DOE Rountable Teacher Feedback

NCSS Connected - Tue, 03/15/2011 - 9:31am
From : eGroups>>Social Studies Advocacy

The following is feedback and other information that was shared by social studies educators (elementary, middle, high school) with Steve Means and Tracy van Dusen from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) during three roundtables held at the NCSS Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado.

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Ana Post
Director of External Relations & Council Communications
National Council for the Social Studies
Silver Spring, MD


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Files Attached Document
U.S. DOE Rountable Teacher Feedback

RE:Survey for Planning Session at March Board Meeting

NCSS Connected - Mon, 03/14/2011 - 11:23pm
From : eGroups>>NCSS Board of Directors

Hello All,

I am willing to go out on a limb here and admit my ignorance but I need clarification.  I was about half way through question 1 when it dawned on me that I would answer the question in two totally different ways depending on what the question really asked.

We are to: [More]

Survey for Planning Session at March Board Meeting

NCSS Connected - Mon, 03/14/2011 - 1:02pm
From : eGroups>>NCSS Board of Directors
Board Members:
To provide some additional background for our discussions regarding planning for the 2011-2012 NCSS fiscal year we have created a brief questionnaire. 
Could you please provide your input,  by Wednesday, March 16 at  [More]

Survey on Using Thinking Maps and Trade Books in teaching Secondary Social Studies

NCSS Connected - Sat, 03/12/2011 - 12:42am
From : eGroups>>NCSS Teachers Lounge--Open Discussion for NCSS Members
This message has been cross posted to the following eGroups: The American Promise and NCSS Teachers Lounge--Open Discussion for NCSS Members .
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Background:
Attention secondary history and social studies teachers are being invited to take part in a research study. Before you decide to participate in this study, it is important that you understand why I am conducting this research and what it will involve. Please take the time to read the following [More]

Survey on Using Thinking Maps and Trade Books in teaching Secondary Social Studies

NCSS Connected - Sat, 03/12/2011 - 12:41am
From : eGroups>>NCSS Teachers Lounge--Open Discussion for NCSS Members
This message has been cross posted to the following eGroups: State and local Affiliate Council Leaders and NCSS Teachers Lounge--Open Discussion for NCSS Members .
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Background:
Attention secondary history and social studies teachers are being invited to take part in a research study. Before you decide to participate in this study, it is important that you understand why I am conducting this research and what it will involve. Please take the [More]

2010 Research Community Annual Meeting Minutes

NCSS Communities - Wed, 12/29/2010 - 2:55pm

Please review the attached 2010 Research Community annual meeting minutes. If you have any corrections or additions, contact Joe Feinberg.

Teacher Education Meeting on Friday at NCSS- See you in Denver

NCSS Communities - Mon, 11/08/2010 - 11:50am

Hello,

Looking forward to seeing everyone in Denver.

Our Community will meet on Friday at 9a.m. and then a methods discussion following at 10:15a.m.  read more »

Education Report: January 11, 2008

Legislative - Wed, 04/09/2008 - 9:02am
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