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Upcoming NCSS & Affiliated Council Events

July 9, 2018 to July 18, 2018

Experience China: culturally fascinating, politically relevant, and home to a sixth of the world’s population. Gain a deeper understanding of the largest education system in the world on this Professional Learning tour. Join us as we learn about China's educational practices during local schools visits, as well as explore many of their cultural and historical sites, such as the Great Wall. 

EF Educational Tours has designed this 10-day exploration just for NCSS members. Please log into your member account for more information and details on how to sign-up.

NCSS China Tour Agenda

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July 19, 2018 to July 28, 2018

Travel to Lima, Sacred Valley, and more with your fellow educators. This 10-day Professional Learning excursion will immerse you in Peruvian culture while you collaborate with local communities. Join us as we visit some of Peru’s major cultural and historical sites, such as Machu Picchu, culminating in a two-day service learning program. 

EF Educational Tours has designed this 10-day exploration just for NCSS members. Please log into your member account for more information and details on how to sign-up.

NCSS Peru Tour Agenda

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April 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Hosted by the National Humanities Center, join NCSS in analyzing the political and literally impact of George Orwell's novel, 1984, and its relevance today.

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June 1, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Theme: Critical Social Studies:  Skills and Engagement

Register at:  www.nebraskasocialstudiescouncil.org/2018-conference-registration.html

University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business
730 N. 14th Stree
Howard L. Hawks Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
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June 5, 2018 to June 6, 2018

Sponsored by C3 Teachers and National Council for the Social Studies, the Southeastern IDM Institute will feature hands-on opportunities for teachers to develop inquiry materials for use in their classrooms and to join a larger community of educators who share an interest in invigorating their classrooms through inquiry-based teaching and learning.

 

National Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
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July 10, 2018 to July 12, 2018

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Join us at the NCSS Summer Religious Studies Institute to:
  • Broaden your professional competence with the disciplinary concepts and tools of religious studies as an academic discipline.
  • Increase your confidence in teaching about religion in constitutionally appropriate ways that engage your students and and meet your instructional goals.
  • Develop working relationships with leading religious studies subject matter experts and curricular resource providers.
Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
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July 17, 2018 to July 19, 2018

What Is Your Role? Interpreting Leadership Past and Present in the Social Studies

Become acquainted with the foundational concepts of leadership through the lens of 18th century Williamsburg, Virginia.
Assess and Define your personal approach to leadership both as a leader and as a follower.
Create strategies that make it possible to deal effectively with the challenges facing today’s educational leaders.

Colonial Williamsburg
Williamsburg, VA 23187
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July 23, 2018 to July 24, 2018

Sponsored by C3 Teachers and National Council for the Social Studies, the IDM Summer Institute features hands-on opportunities for teachers to develop inquiry materials for use in their classrooms. The institute will focus on introducing IDM and crafting inquiries, combination of whole group and small group work with classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum specialists/coaches. We will provide the tools and connections educational leaders need to deliver an IDM workshop in their schools or school systems and to scale up the IDM approach. 
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20016
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October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018

Annual Texas Council for the Social Studies Conference

Location:
Omni Houston Hotel at Westside
13210 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 

 

 

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