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Institutes and Webinars

January 30, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Hosted by the National Humanities Center, join NCSS as we examine the impact of the Starbucks and the landscapes of coffee drinking in the United States and around the world.
February 19, 2020 - 4:30am

What’s it like to use inquiry with a first-grader who is just learning to read? A third-grader who struggles during group work? Or a sixth-grader who is just gaining the confidence to speak in class? This webinar explores the unique challenges, opportunities, and benefits of shifting to inquiry in elementary social studies.

July 30, 2020 to July 31, 2020

National Council for the Social Studies and inquirED are hosting the Elementary Inquiry Summer Institute (EISI) in Evanston, IL. Attendees should expect a dynamic, two-day exploration of the tools and strategies that educators need to bring inquiry to life in their classrooms and schools. Workshops and sessions will address key inquiry concepts such as generating questions and planning inquiries, facilitating student-led investigations, and designing and implementing informed action projects. 

Baker Demonstration School
201 Sheridan Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091