Top News from NCSS
- Submitted by TimDaly on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:41am
The Robert H. Jackson Center and the National Council for the Social Studies announce the 2015 Robert H. Jackson Center Award for Teaching Justice. Jointly sponsored by NCSS and the Jackson Center, the award was created to honor an educator who teaches the concept of justice in creative, inspiring ways, which may include teaching about civil liberties, human rights, international humanitarian law, the Holocaust, genocide studies, or local issues of justice.
- Submitted by TimDaly on Sun, 05/10/2015 - 9:06pm
NCSS is collaborating with the National Coalition for Literacy Education to learn about how education educators are learning and working together to implement new college and career-ready standards for literacy. As work on new literacy standards is taken up in schools across the country, it’s important that educators, parents, policymakers, and other key decision makers get a clear picture of what this means for teaching and learning in every discipline.
- Submitted by TimDaly on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 9:58am
With student scores representing a snapshot of student populations across the nation, the 2014 results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for U.S. history, geography, and civics have important implications for teaching and learning.
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:22pm
The National Assessment Governing Board will release the 2014 reports on U.S. History, Geography, and Civics on April 29. Michelle Herczog, NCSS president, will provide insight into findings the assessments during the NAGB webinar.
- Submitted by Ana Post on Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:48pm
Related:Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:45pm to 7:30pm
NCSS Advocacy Webinar: Cultivating a Civic Culture of Learning
Web Hutchins, the founder of Civics for All, will share how he is engaging students in local communities to support civic learning. In addition, Catriona Macdonald, NCSS lobbyist and President of Linchpin Strategies, LLC, will also join us to brief us on the latest developments on the ESEA reauthorization front.