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- Submitted by TimDaly on Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:15pm
The September 2014 issue of The Social Studies Professional, the newsletter for members of National Council for the Social Studies, is ready to download!
In this issue…
- Advocacy! NCSS Members "Weigh In!"
- 94th NCSS Annual Conference: Boston
- Gates Foundation Grant Awarded to NCSS
- President's Message
- News Around the Nation
- Standards Update
- State and Regional Meetings
- Teaching Resources
- NCSS Webinars
- Professional Development
- Each One, Reach One
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:19pm
p>National Council for the Social Studies has been awarded $205,000 as part of a robust, multi-network effort to support teachers as they implement the Common Core State Standards in their classrooms. --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 3:54pm
This week, news circulated that Boston Public Schools was planning a restructuring that would eliminate history and social studies departments and place the subjects under a broader "humanities" rubric. This afternoon, Boston Public Schools posted a statement from Interim Superintendent John McDonough that clarifies their plans. McDonough states that history and social studies are not being folded into English language arts, but will remain as a single department. --> read more »
Michelle M. Herczog, Ed.D.
President-Elect, National Council for the Social Studies
This article originally appeared in the NSSSA Leader Newsletter --> read more »
- Submitted by TimDaly on Thu, 03/20/2014 - 3:19pm
Peggy Jackson, a teacher at Moriarty, High School in Moriarty, NM has been elected as vice-president of National Council for the Social Studies and is line to assume the NCSS presidency 2016-2017. Peggy has previously served a term on the board of directors and was NCSS House of Delegates Steering Committee Chair, and on board of directors of the New Mexico Council for the Social Studies. --> read more »