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  • 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 






  • 22 Apr 2018 8:42 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    History-Social Science Materials Fair 
    May 04, 2018
    1200 University Avenue, Riverside - UCR extension

    Deadline  to register May 2, 2018

    Riverside County Office of Educaiton is pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for the History-Social Science Materials Fair on May 04, 2018 at 1200 University Avenue, Riverside - UCR extension to Wednesday, May 02, 2018. If you are interested in attending this event, please feel free to fill out and submit the attached form MatFairHistorySocialScienceFlyer_PrintReady 1.pdf . Mail it directly to issecretary@rcoe.us or via mail to: 

    Riverside County Office of Education - Riverside
    Attn: Don Powell, Administrator
    P.O. Box 868
    Riverside, CA 92502-0868

    issecretary@rcoe.us

    Fax: [951] 826-6937

     

  • 14 Apr 2018 4:42 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)

    California Department of Education
    History-Social Science Update
    April 2018

    Produced monthly by Janel Mann, Consultant for H-SS at the California Department of Education, this informative newsletter has five packed with important information for H-SS teachers and administrators at all grade levels. 

    CDEHSSapril2018Final.pdf

    Highlights

    Legislative and GeneralUpdates/News
    Read about the bills in the state legislature that will have impact of H-SS instruction if passed.

    Professional Learning and Resources
    Here are almost three pages of workshops and institutes for H-SS teachers, some of which also offer curriculum development and other leadership opportunities.

    Instructional and Other Resources

    The CDE is presenting a Media and Information Literacy Summit on May 23, 2018, in Sacramento, California. The Summit is open to county, district, and school administrators, teachers, librarians, and all K12 teachers

    Calendar of Key Education Days


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