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NCSS Webinars and Workshops

NCSS brings some of the best educational programming available to the social studies professional in the NCSS Spring Webinar Series and NCSS Summer Workshops. Please check back often for updates to our listing of professional learning opportunities below.

If you are interested in sharing your knowledge with your colleagues, we are currently accepting proposals for this year's summer workshops. In submitting a proposal, it not only shows your commitment to leadership in the field of social studies that benefits others in our profession, but would also be an experience that will satisfy your professional goals of research and provide professional development that is meaningful.

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Upcoming Webinars and Workshops

February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Meuse-Argonne Offensive is the largest land offensive in American History and led to the creation of the American Battlefield Monuments Commission. Using the Teaching and Mapping the Geography of the Meuse Argonne Offensive website, an online resource was designed by teachers, we will show you how to make the teaching of World War I more relevant and applicable to today's students with ready-to-go lesson plans, interactive WebGIS maps, primary sources, and 3-D videos from the western front.

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
March 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join this webinar to learn more about the Sikh-American community.  Sikhism is the fifth largest World Religion with 25 million followers and Sikhs have been in America for over 130 years.  Find out about their religion, culture, identity and values.  Discover NCSS endorsed resources about Sikhism which you can use in your classroom!

March 22, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Educators will be guided through an interactive activity using Newsela current events and Google Maps. Participants will walk away with a lesson plan for immediate classroom applications.

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