Date: Jan 26 2015
[caption id="attachment_8731" align="alignright" width="200"] Soldiers of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Source: http://www.alba-valb.org/[/caption] Online registration is now open for a free workshop exploring the role played by American volunteers in the Spanish Civil War. The First to Fight workshop will provide participants with powerful strategies to teach content and the Common Core, with th…
Date: Jan 20 2015
DDM Survey - South Shore Social Studies Supervisors (5S) is taking a brief online survey on implementation of District Determined Measures (DDMs). Please participate! Don’t forget the PLC for Social Studies Department Chairs, TODAY (Tuesday) 3:30-5:00pm. Karen White from Mass DESE will Skype in at 4:00 to answer questions about DDMs, PARCC, Model Curriculum Units, and other topics.
Date: Jan 30 2015
NEWS Arizona requires students to pass U.S. Citizenship test. Commentary by Robert Pondiscio in The Education Gadfly. http://edexcellence.net/articles/model-citizens Give input on Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization. Currently no support for Social Studies. National Council for the Social Studies supports Programs of National Significance. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TPS-CES - EVENTS…