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NCSS Institutes and Webinars

July 9, 2019 to July 11, 2019

Join us at the NCSS Religious Studies Summer Institute to increase your professional competency and personal confidence in teaching about religion while developing working relationships with leading experts and your fellow colleagues.

Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
July 14, 2019 to July 17, 2019

Explore connections between US history and popular culture, earn credit, and visit Bethel Woods, the Woodstock festival grounds, and its museum with scholar in residence, Dennis McNally, historian, author, and music publicist of the Grateful Dead!

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 06053
July 15, 2019 to July 18, 2019

National Council for the Social Studies is hosting the 2019 Summer Leadership Collaborative (SLC) from July 15-18, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. SLC aims to synergistically define advocacy priorities and to advance organizational capacity to lead social studies in troubling times, and discuss the role social studies can play in safeguarding democracy, bridging partisan divides, encouraging critical inquiry, promoting civil discourse, and inspiring civic action.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Cone University Center
9025 University Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
July 22, 2019 to July 23, 2019

Sponsored by C3 Teachers and National Council for the Social Studies, the IDM Summer Institute features hands-on opportunities for teachers to develop inquiry materials for use in their classrooms and to join a larger community of educators who share an interest in invigorating their classrooms through inquiry teaching and learning.

American University
Washington, DC 20016
August 5, 2019 to August 7, 2019

How do we discuss controversial topics? Often, it seems, we rely upon superficial research of the facts, intimidation, or appeals to emotion. Yet, democracy depends on citizens charitably and accurately engaging each other’s arguments.

Harvard University
Robinson Hall in Harvard Yard
35 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA 02138