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Webinar - Teaching with Testimony: Focus on Antisemitism

03/25/2019 -
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Register Online This webinar, focused on the topic of antisemitism, provides educators with key instructional strategies and tips to promote student learning. The webinar will highlight the audiovisual testimony and aligned IWitness multimedia...

Is the Price Right?

03/27/2019 -
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Register Today – Cost: Free The Council for Economic Education is pleased to offer free professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the...

Webinar - Life in the Ghettos: Beyond Lodz

03/28/2019 -
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Register Online The ghettos were an important phase in the continuum of Nazi racial policies that sought to solve the so-called “Jewish problem.” More than 1100 ghettos were established throughout Europe. What did they have in common? How were they...

CESA 10 Workshop - Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies: State Requirements

04/02/2019 -
8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registration is not yet available for this workshop.  Please contact CESA 10 if you are interested in registering. Information on all CESA workshops Learn how to leverage the inquiry approach of the newly revised Wisconsin Standards for Social...

CESA 11 Workshop - Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies: Civic Engagement and Reflection

04/02/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Save the date information for this CESA 11 workshop.  More information to follow. Information on all CESA workshops There is a new focus on civic engagement in the revised standards. But what does that mean? Take some time to learn about the new...

Supreme Court Cases that Changed America

04/06/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hosted By:      Wisconsin Council of Social Studies – Port Washington, WI DL:                  Dr. Eric Sands – Professor of Government at Berry College Registration:  8:30am Seminar:        9:00am-3:00pm   Description: While many Supreme Court...

Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week 2019

04/08/2019 (All day) to 04/12/2019 (All day)
The annual campaign helps teach Wisconsin residents about weather hazards and provides resources to minimize the risks associated with severe weather. The statewide tornado drill is the Thursday of Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week.

Prisoners of War Remembrance Day - 2019

04/09/2019 (All day)
Wisconsin Public School Observance Day commemorating the date during World War II when the largest number of Americans were captured in the Conquest of Bataan. Customarily observed through gubernatorial proclamation, the day recognizes those who...

Titanic: Lessons Learned

04/10/2019 -
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Register Today – Cost: Free “T” is for Titanic: Lessons Learned on a Sinking Ship The RMS Titanic was thought to be unsinkable. However, on the night of April 14, 1912, it struck an iceberg and sank. Students will be fascinated by the many economic...

CESA 4 Workshop - Wisconsin Standards for Social Studies: Engagement and Reflection

04/11/2019 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Registration is not yet ready for this CESA 4 workshop. Information on all CESA workshops There is a new focus on civic engagement in the revised standards. But what does that mean? Take some time to learn about the new civic engagement movement...