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Professional Development

Powerful and Authentic Social Studies: A Teacher Training Institute

July 27, 2015 to July 31, 2015

Powerful and Authentic Social Studies (PASS) is a professional development program that trains social studies teachers in curriculum design, assessment, and instruction in a standards-based environment. It is an ideal vehicle for classroom-level implementation of C3 and Common Core standards. This institute will provide participants with the materials and expertise necessary to lead their own PASS training workshops in their schools and school districts. Participants will learn about PASS criteria and standards for curriculum design, assessment construction, and effective instruction.

Improving Historical Reading and Writing- MOOC

June 22, 2015 to September 7, 2015

Improving Historical Reading & Writing is a free Massive Online Open Course offered by NCSS through the Canvas Network (www.canvas.net). The course is designed to help history teachers improve their skills in teaching historical reading and writing. The MOOC will be organized into 15 online modules that will be open from June 22 – September 7, 2015. Each module will contain multiple resources, 3-5 short lecture videos, 2-3 readings, 2-4 online discussions and an online quiz. Course participants will be able to choose which modules to participate in and will have flexible deadlines when completing course work. Those who complete the course will receive a grade based on reading and video quizzes and can earn badges and/or certificates of completion. There is also an option to purchase graduate credit from Ashland University for work completed. The course blog is located at www.historyrewriter.com. The instructors for this course will be Corbin Moore and Scott Petri.

2013 NCSS Award and Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the 2013 NCSS Award and Grant Recipients. Please join us in recognizing these educators for their outstanding accomplishments in social studies education. NCSS Award and Grant recipients were formally recognized during the NCSS Annual Conference in St. Louis, Washington in November, where they will also present sessions on their outstanding work.

Outstanding Social Studies Teachers of the Year


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The Roots of the Revolution: Through the Eyes of Egyptian Youth

Egypt's youth were the engine that drove the revolution. Join a live, international discussion with more than a dozen of these remarkable young leaders as they share their experiences, hopes, and aspirations for their new Egypt.

Date: Monday, May 2, 2011
Time: 8:00AM-Boston
5:00AM- San Francisco
12:00PM-London
3:00PM-Cairo
5:00PM-Islamabad

NCSS Career Center

Whether you're looking for a new job, or ready to take the next step in your career, we'll help you find the opportunity that's right for you. Search jobs or let our job agent email new jobs that match your search criteria.

Visit the Career Center at http://jobs.socialstudies.org.

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NCSS Career Center

Whether you're looking for a new job, or ready to take the next step in your career, we'll help you find the opportunity that's right for you. Search jobs or let our job agent email new jobs that match your search criteria.

Visit the Career Center at http://jobs.socialstudies.org.

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Professional Development

NCSS Annual Conference

Join thousands of your social studies colleagues at the NCSS Annual Conference, this November 21-23, 2014, in Boston, Massachusetts. Go to www.socialstudies.org/conference to learn more about the Annual Conference.

NCSS Webinars and Summer Workshops

NCSS offers webinars and Summer Workshops, designed to strengthen classroom techniques and feature in-depth, hands-on information Learn more.

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