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March 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to March 9, 2017 - 8:00pm

Students develop their literacy skills while extracting the necessary historical content from text. Learn how to create an engaging and beneficial curriculum around the concept of narrative and connections, in which students can bridge together the short excerpts, aka "dots", provided to read intently in class in order to see and understand the bigger picture.

$30 NCSS members / $60 NCSS nonmembers

February 21, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Get an introduction to the Digital Public Library of America's (DPLA) free, curated, vetted classroom-ready resources and learn techniques and strategies for creative classroom implementation that supports differentiation for diverse learners, cross-curricular learning, and C3-driven inquiry-based analysis.

$20 NCSS members / $40 NCSS nonmembers

February 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to May 11, 2017 - 8:00pm

What if everything you knew about Hinduism was wrong? What lessons have been learned from controversies around the country in World Religions Classes, like field trips, guest speakers, or trying on burkas?  This three-part webinar series answers these questions, provides teaching resources and expands upon the 2015 and 2016 Religion, Social Studies and You webinar series focusing on ways to incorporate inclusive pedagogical approaches for addressing different faith traditions and cultures in the classroom consistent with the First Amendment. 

Complimentary for NCSS Comprehensive members / $45 NCSS members / $95 NCSS nonmembers with access to past and current series recordings and materials.

February 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn how to use GIS to compliment your existing instruction; map and analyze simple data sets; and to create community based PBL activities. Lesson Plans, free software, and replication tips will be provided.

$20 NCSS members / $40 NCSS nonmembers

February 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

In the political climate of 2017, students need to understand their own identity as citizens and people living in a diverse society. The Racial/Cultural Identity model (R/CID) is a framework to help students understand their own race but other races in their communities and US as a whole.

"The purpose of using the R/CID model to analyze and evaluate a film, such as [Malcolm X] is twofold. It allows the teacher to begin to tear down a colorblind classroom and begin to integrate Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT)" (Nance & Williams, 2016).

$20 NCSS members / $40 NCSS nonmembers

March 10, 2017
Great Lakes Regional Council for the Social Studies Hosted by the Illinois Council for the Social Studies Spring Conference 2017 March 10, 2017 WIU Quad Cities Campus ***SAVE THE DATE**
Western Illinois University Quad Cities
Macomb, IL 61455
February 23, 2017 to February 24, 2017
The International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference at the University of Central Florida. University of Central Florida College of Education, Suite 115J P.O. Box 161250 Orlando, FL 32816-1250
University of Central Florida
College of Education, Suite 115J
Orlando, FL 32816-1250
April 14, 2017
30TH Colorado Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference Theme: "Connecting Colorado Students to Their Worlds: Artifacts, Exhibits, and Bridges to the Future." History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center
1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Denver, CO 80203
March 3, 2017 to March 5, 2017
56TH ANNUAL CCSS CONFERENCE March 3-5, 2017 DoubleTree by Hilton 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
DoubleTree by Hilton
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
October 20, 2017 to October 22, 2017
Save the Date: October 20-22 , 2017 Location: Omni Las Colinas Address:221 E Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039
Omni Las Colinas
221 E Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039


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