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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has launched Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°), a national education initiative to promote improved teaching and learning about American Indians. To complete its mission, NMAI is looking for dynamic educators for the Teacher-in-Residence Program in the summer of 2018.

NCSS is now accepting proposals to present at the 98th NCSS Annual Conference in Chicago, November 30-December 2, 2018.  We invite all NCSS members and social studies educators to submit proposals on the latest trends, teaching ideas, and research in social studies education.

Click here to begin.  Submission deadline is midnight, February 26, 2018.

Please also make plans to join us next fall in Chicago. Registration opens in June.

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) is proud to partner with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) on its 3rd Annual U.S. Media Literacy Week, Nov. 6-10. This multi-site week-long event is designed to bring attention and visibility to media literacy education in the United States by showcasing the work of media literacy educators and organizations nationwide, and driving conversation that creates positive social change and increases civic engagement.

NCSS Executive Director Lawrence Paska is attending a two-day summit (September 15-16) sponsored by Columbia University, the Facebook Journalism Project, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Mozilla Foundation to launch The LAMP's (Learning About Multimedia Project) 22×20 campaign - a non-partisan media literacy and civics education campaign aimed at equipping 22 million first time voting teens to become informed and engaged first-time voters by 2020.

July 11, 2017 to July 14, 2017

Educators from across the United States are invited to the 3rd annual Korean War Digital History Teacher Conference. This is a one of a kind conference celebrating the lives and sacrifices of our Korean War Veterans through oral history. This years’ conference will include:

August 1, 2017 - 9:15am EDT to August 1, 2018 - 9:15am EDT

Join the Choices Program for Professional Development this fall. Get ready to implement Choices in your classroom. Led by a local Teaching Fellow or a Choices staff member, introductory workshops are designed to introduce teachers to Choices curriculum units and approach. The workshops are participatory, “so come ready to be engaged and inspired.”

Each Choices introductory workshop includes:

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