Date: Mar 27 2019
NEWS Mass History and Social Science Policy Update: MCAS will start with grade 8 civics. There may or may not be future assessments in elementary or high school. DESE is developing pilot, anticipated in spring 2020–more info to come. Civic Engagement projects must occur in both 8th grade and high school. Again, more info to come. Tuesday, April 9 – 3:30-5:00pm. Social Studies Leaders…
Date: Mar 20 2019
NEWS Tuesday, April 9 – 3:30-5:00pm. Rescheduled final Social Studies Leaders of Western Mass PLC. Haymarket Cafe, Northampton. Discuss implementation of 2018 History and Social Science Curriculum Framework. Contact: email@example.com. Library of Congress seeks applicants for Civics Teacher-in-Residence Position – Information and Application March 21 – 7pm.
Date: Mar 13 2019
Pi Day has become a celebration of growing festivity in many American educational settings. March 14, as expressed 3.14 in ‘month.day’ notation, is an opportunity to talk about π*, to have a celebration that connects to science and geometry, and to brighten the muddy days of March with the pleasures of pie.
How do history and social studies classrooms get in on the fun? Teachers of Anci…
Date: Mar 13 2019
NEWS The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History – 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Nomination Tuesday, April 9 – 3:30-5:00pm. Rescheduled final Social Studies Leaders of Western Mass PLC. Haymarket Cafe, Northampton. Discuss implementation of 2018 History and Social Science Curriculum Framework. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. “Kids as Political Props” – Provocative blog pos…
Date: Mar 6 2019
NEWS Massachusetts History Alliance – Postcard Competition Entries – Cast Your Vote! Application to NEH Forge of Innovation summer workshops closes March 7.
Instructional videos and other resources on
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and
Universal Design for Learning…