Classrooms across the U.S. are invited to join presenting partners PBS Education, ITVS, National History Day, and WETA on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:30PM ET for a live, streaming-only event featuring filmmaker Ken Burns, director of the PBS documentary, THE VIETNAM WAR. During the interactive discussion, Ken will offer an in-depth look at the Vietnam War era through his latest documentary while sharing personal, behind-the-scenes insights into his experience working with U.S. and Vietnamese veterans. Read more
A Call for Pedagogical Proposals: The 1938Projekt is collecting submissions in two age categories: high school and college lessons. The format of submissions is open, but should include: age category/type of school, discipline, intended learning outcomes, a ready-to-use description of teaching and learning activities, and a 50-word bio of the educator/author who is submitting the teaching activity. We especially welcome submissions already tested in classroom setting, with comments on students’ responses. Read more
April 13, 2018 - 9:45am EDT to April 16, 2018 - 3:45pm EDT
Join educators and Asia scholars in Las Vegas, Nevada, to learn more about Korean history at a conference hosted by the Korean War Legacy Foundation. Participants will hear from top scholars. ... Thanks to the generous support of the Korea Foundation, there is only a $35 registration fee for conference, single occupancy room, and most
This series is designed for those who currently use, or interested in learning about integrating music in their classroom studies. Over the course of four (4) webinars, examine how popular music reflects and impacts society; analyze topics and themes of significant events through the lens of song; and discuss ideas and strategies educators have found effective when using music to engage and inform their students.
Presenter: Stephen Armstrong, NCSS Past President and Social Studies Consultant, Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford, CT, has lead workshops on popular music and social studies at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, as well as at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts at the original location of the Woodstock Music Festival.
Season 2 begins January 14. "In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world. Victoria stars Jenna Coleman (also played Doctor Who) as Queen Victoria in a highly anticipated series that follows the drama of the candid, spirited monarch who was perhaps the first woman to seem to have it all."
Read more at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/shows/victoria/Read more
Social studies educators teach students the content knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service, and support for all social studies educators.