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Presidential Resources for Teachers (Miller Center, UVA)

The Miller Center offers a free, teacher- and student-friendly collection that's about all of the U.S. presidents and key public issues of each period. "Each president's page includes carefully crafted essays by experts, quick facts, presidential speeches, interviews with scholars, relevant publications, and more."
A Call for Pedagogical Proposals: The 1938Projekt is collecting submissions in two age categories: high school and college lessons. The format of submissions is open, but should include: age category/type of school, discipline, intended learning outcomes, a ready-to-use description of teaching and learning activities, and a 50-word bio of the educator/author who is submitting the teaching activity. We especially welcome submissions already tested in classroom setting, with comments on students’ responses.
Deadline: 
6/30/2018

 "Bill Nye: Science Guy," Fighting for Science (POV/PBS)

 ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’ is a documentary about the TV personality and halt-climate-change advocate. It premieres on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in celebration of Earth Day (Sunday April 22). The film features exclusive access and personal look at the celebrity scientist, with appearances by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, and other luminaries in science and education.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 9:00pm

Mankiller: A Documentary about Chief Wilma Mankiller (PBS)

The PBS webpage (http://www.pbs.org/program/mankiller/) about this documentary Mankiller states: "This is the story of an American hero. One who stands tall among the likes of Robert Kennedy, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King, Jr. Someone who humbly defied the odds and overcame insurmountable obstacles to fight injustice and gave a voice to the voiceless. And yet few people know her name.
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 9:00pm to Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 9:00pm
April 13, 2018 - 9:45am EDT to April 16, 2018 - 3:45pm EDT
Join educators and Asia scholars in Las Vegas, Nevada, to learn more about Korean history at a conference hosted by the Korean War Legacy Foundation. Participants will hear from top scholars. ... Thanks to the generous support of the Korea Foundation, there is only a $35 registration fee for conference, single occupancy room, and most

Teaching Resources about Gun Violence

How are you addressing current events in your classroom? Please let us know at tssp@ncss.org, and send us links to the top few teaching resources that you rely on. We’ll consider them for including here, among the teaching resource and background articles that social studies educators have offered for sharing with colleagues. (No endorsement implied. See footnote.)

May 22, 2018 - 10:45am EDT
The Civic Life Project invites high school and college students to submit a 4- to 8-minute documentary films about a public issue that they care about for the third annual Youth Film Challenge.
Deadline: 
4/30/2018

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