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Upcoming NCSS & Affiliated Council Events

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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July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm

This webinar is designed for faculty or program coordinators charged with preparing NCSS/CAEP SPA Reports for national recognition and program approval.  This training will be especially beneficial to individuals who are responsible for teaching social studies methods courses, supervising social studies interns in the field, developing and administering assessments, and analyzing and interpreting data for social studies programs.

Participants will:

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July 30, 2018 to August 3, 2018

Principles and Practice: How the American Revolution Help Shaped the U.S. Bill of Rights 

Presented by Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies; 
New England History Teachers Association; and Revolution 250/Massachusetts Historical Society

 

Presenters & Speakers Include

Robert J. Allison, Kate Melchior, J.L. Bell, Nicole Claris,
Amy Peters Clark, Charlie Newhall, L’Merchie Frazier

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August 7, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:30pm

Join us in a one day, hands-on training, in which you will:

  • Investigate the history of Greek trireme technology and its impact on society, culture, politics and economics, as well as explore the influence these same factors had on the technology itself.
  • Learn about ancient naval warfare from a professional Historian, gain access to free IDM resources including primary and secondary source materials, and participate in a hands-on activity with guidance and insight from a world history teacher.
  • Leave with an action plan in hand, which will empower you to incorporate the history of technology, and its social context, in your classroom.
Stevens Institute of Technology
1 Castle Point Terrace
Bissinger Room
Hoboken, NJ 07030
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September 9, 2018 to October 21, 2018

In this course you will:

  • Design four compelling questions to help address divisions in American society;
  • Apply disciplinary tools to analyze those questions;
  • Evaluate and select sources relevant to the questions;
  • Craft four lessons to engage students in open dialogue to understand and take informed action when differences may arise.
  • Reflect upon the value of teacher/student questions and the challenges and possibilities of students taking informed action to improve society.
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September 20, 2018 to September 22, 2018


Annual Conference / Social Studies: Opening the Gates of Citizenship

Location:
Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center 
International Blvd.
North Charleston, SC 29418



 

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October 1, 2018

Keynote Speaker James Percoco, nationally recognized history educator with over thirty-three years of service to American education. His books A Passion for the Past: Creative Teaching of US History and Divided We Stand: Teaching About Conflict in US History are staples in collegiate social studies methods courses across the United States. Percoco has pioneered the combination of public education with public history utilizing public history opportunities throughout his curriculum.

Prairie Meadows Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Dr
Altoona, IA 50009
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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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November 16, 2018

ICSS is excited to announce the 2018 annual conference: Exploring Civil Liberties and Human Rights IN Social Studies with keynote address from Dr. Terrence Roberts.

Information and Registration

 
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
100 W. 86th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46260
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