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Upcoming NCSS & Affiliate Council Events

July 24, 2017 to July 26, 2017

In an age of Alternative Facts, how do we teach and motivate our students to develop habits of questioning and reflection tied to our core content in the social studies?

Join Project Look Sharp (Ithaca College’s highly-respected media literacy initiative) at the Newseum for a dynamic 3-day workshop that will change your teaching practice.  You will walk away with new understandings of media literacy approaches, ways to address content knowledge, practice with new pedagogies, curriculum materials that you can use immediately in your classroom, and a plan for classroom integration.

555 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001
August 2, 2017 - 2:30pm

The NCSS Technology Community will be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, August 2nd to support teachers as they prep for the coming school year. We’ve invited Tim Lent of New Visions for Public Schools to present on the global history curriculum they have developed as well as teacher John Wasmund from East Bronx Academy to talk about how he’s modified and implemented this curriculum in his classroom. Their techniques and approach are not so specific to global history (and our tech tools most definitely are not), so all should feel welcome to tune in!

September 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to September 26, 2017 - 6:00pm
Theme: " Diversity In Democracy." Location: Kingsgate Conference Center
September 28, 2017 - 8:00am to September 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: Myrtle Beach DoubleTree Resort Myrtle Beach
October 2, 2017 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Theme: "Meeting the Challenge: Bringing the Standards to Life!" Location: Prairie Meadows Events Center
October 7, 2017
Theme: "Project Common Ground: Seeking Multiple Perspectives in a Polarized World" Speakers and sessions will focus on effective strategies and orientations for social studies educators dealing with contrasting viewpoints Location: Western Oregon University campus in Monmouth, OR
October 7, 2017 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Location:Edmonds Woodway High School
October 12, 2017 - 8:00am to October 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
Theme:"Inspiring Excellence through Inquiry." Location: The Classic Center
October 13, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Florence, AL at the University of North Alabama. Theme: "Expanding Visions & Bridging Traditions"
October 13, 2017 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Theme: "1917: A Year of Momentous Change." Location: Dodd Center