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  • 02 Mar 2019 9:25 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    California Department of Education
    History-Social Science Update
    March 2019

    Produced monthly by Janel Mann, Consultant for H-SS at the California Department of Education, this informative newsletter has four pages with important information for H-SS teachers and administrators at all grade levels. The topic categories for this issue include:
    1) legislative updates the impact H-SS  2) professional learning resources 3) instructional and other resources, and 4) significant dates. We know this newsletter takes lots of time

    Download the H-SS March Newsletter here and share it with colleagues

    CDEHSSmar2019Final.pdf

  • 19 Feb 2019 3:46 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    Globalization and the Environment 
    A Project-based Approach Workshop for Secondary Teachers

    June 26-28. 2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    UC Irvine

    This program, offered with support from the Ten Strands, will allow secondary history teachers to learn more about globalization through an environmental history approach.  Teachers will have the opportunity to develop a culminating project-based unit for their students on the topic of globalization. To engage in this topic, teachers will learn from historians of globalization alitzation consider current issues, and work together to create and implement an inquiry based project. This workshop will be hands-on and will support inquiry and creativity through a technology-based approach.

    Register at: https://tinyurl.com/uci-global

    sponsors

    Ten Strands, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, ELSC, CHSSP

  • 16 Feb 2019 1:25 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    High School Teacher Opportunity - Apply Now

    Great Decisions Training Institute
    June 24-28, 2019

    The Foreign Policy Association (https://www.fpa.org) is seeking high school teachers with demonstrated commitment to international education to take part in its annual Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute in New York City.  Teachers chosen will reflect  geographicly diverse high schools from around the continent and will be chosen on a competitive basis.  Join us for four days of:

    • Strengthening skills in teaching global affairs
    • Exploring ways to expand international studies in the classroom
    • Building professional support networks
    • Developing International Studies curricula

    The 2019 Institute will include: 

    • Introduction to FPA’s current Great Decisions teaching materials and resources 
    • Presentations on teaching global challenges featured in Great Decisions materials 
    • Authoritative briefings on global issues from experts and policymakers
    • Workshops and curriculum development sessions with Master Teachers

    APPLY ONLINE

    at

    https://www.fpa.org/features/index.cfm?act=feature&announcement_id=146

    Applications due: Friday March 29, 2019
    Applicants notified: April 12, 2019







  • 29 Jan 2019 3:16 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    Children Changemakers - Inspire Kids to See Themselves in History

    A UC Irvine History Project Workshop for K-4 Teachers

    March 18, 2019

    The California History Social Science Project presents a workshop for elementary teachers  to learn more about the dimensions (Content, Literacy, Inquiry, and Citizenship) of the new History-Social Science Framework. Teachers will also receive lessons and books that center children as historical changemakers. The day will include standards-aligned reading and writing lessons for your grade level, books for teaching, and time to work with colleagues. 

    Register now! The cost is free.

    To register for the workshop, visit

    https://tinyurl.com/CAkidshistory

    Teachers will receive: breakfast, lessons, standards-aligned texts,
    books, and access to all materials online.



  • 29 Jan 2019 2:36 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    East Asia Origins to 1800

    March – April, 2019

    The USC U.S. - China Institute and National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) are offering a complimentary seminar that offers in-depth presentations on the history and culture of the region as well as aids K-12 educators incorporate these learnings into their curriculums. The course consists of three Monday evening sessions (5 – 8 pm) and four Saturday sessions (9 – 3:30 pm) at USC starting on March 2, 2019. On-campus parking and refreshments will be provided. 

    Benefits include $250 stipend and two LAUSD multicultural salary points upon completion of requirements.

    Application deadline: Rolling acceptance until February 20, 2019.

    For more information and the complete schedule, please visit https://china.usc.edu/seminars/east-asia-origins-1800-spring-2019.

    Questions? 

    Contact: asiak12@usc.edu 

    or 213-821-4382



  • 02 Oct 2018 8:04 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)
     

    World of 7 BillionStudent Video Contest
    https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest?utm_source=2019_World+Affairs&utm_campaign=b4030a413e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_01_02_26&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7e365a007a-b4030a413e-216046797

    The World of 7 Billion student video contest is back and accepting submissions! The contest makes for a compelling class project by using current issues that impact us all. It’s open to all middle and high school students, with cash prizes and free teacher resources! New topics for the 2018-19 school year have been announced, so check out the website now!

  • 02 Oct 2018 7:56 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    California Department of Education
    History-Social Science Update
    October 2018

    Produced monthly by Janel Mann, Consultant for H-SS at the California Department of Education, this informative newsletter has six pages with important information for H-SS teachers and administrators at all grade levels. The topic categories for this issue include:
    1) legislative updates the impact H-SS  2) professional learning resources 3) instructional and other resources, and 4) significant dates. We know this newsletter takes lots of time
    and research, Janet. Teachers in California appreciate your leadership in providing this support to them.

    Download the H-SS Newsletter here. Share it with colleagues.
    CDEHSS_OCT2018Final.pdf

  • 31 Aug 2018 8:08 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    California Department of Education
    History-Social Science Update
    September 2018

    Produced monthly by Janel Mann, Consultant for H-SS at the California Department of Education, this informative newsletter has six pages with important information for H-SS teachers and administrators at all grade levels. The topic categories for this issue include:
    1) legislative updates the impact H-SS  2) professional learning resources 3) instructional and other resources, and 4) significant dates. We know this newsletter takes lots of time
    and research, Janet. Teachers in California appreciate your leadership in providing this support to them.

    Download the H-SS Newsletter here. Share it with colleagues.
    CDEHSSsept2018FINAL.pdf

  • 02 Aug 2018 10:06 AM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    National Constitution Day Conversation for High Schools

    The National Constitution Center is piloting a new online program on Constitution Day, September 17, 2018. The Lauder Exchange provides students the opportunity to engage in a Constitutional conversation with their peers from around the country by answering fundamental questions about the United States Constitution. Teachers who are selected to participate will receive supporting materials, including videos and lesson plans, as well as appropriate scholarly content, to prepare for their virtual exchange on September 17. 

    The pilot program is open to high school classrooms. If you are a high school teacher who is interested in participating in the pilot program, please complete the survey here. For more information about the Lauder Project, and future updates about the Virtual Exchanges, visit our website.

  • 27 Jul 2018 6:55 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    California Department of Education
    History-Social Science Update
    August 2018

    Produced monthly by Janel Mann, Consultant for H-SS at the California Department of Education, this informative newsletter has four with important information for H-SS teachers and administrators at all grade levels. The topics for this issue include: 1) legislative updates the impact H-SS 2) professional learning resources 3) instructional and other resources, and 4) significant dates. 

    Access the August H-SS newsletter here: CDEHSSaug2018Final.pdf 






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