Upcoming NCSS & Affiliated Council Events
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.
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
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
Hoboken, NJ 07030
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.
September 20, 2018 to September 22, 2018
Annual Conference / Social Studies: Opening the Gates of Citizenship
Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center
North Charleston, SC 29418
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
Altoona, IA 50009
October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018
Annual Texas Council for the Social Studies Conference
Omni Houston Hotel at Westside
13210 Katy Freeway
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
Indianapolis, IN 46260