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The tragic loss of innocent lives that is taking place in too many schools around the country touches all of us every day. Yesterday, it directly touched Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and our Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society chapter in Broward County, Florida.

National Council for the Social Studies Executive Director Dr. Lawrence Paska, Dr. Brandie Benton, Associate Provost for Enrollment at Henderson State University and Dr. Alexander Cuenca from University of Indiana and Chair of NCSS Taskforce on Teacher Education discuss "The New Standards for Social Studies Teachers" with Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio. 

March 3, 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 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
Carnegie 316
Hoboken, NJ 07030
July 10, 2018 to July 12, 2018

Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute
Washington, DC 20001

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