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Social Studies Events

Journey to the Center of the Earth: Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean

03/02/2018 -
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
UWM’s Academic Adventurers is a continuing series of informal Friday afternoon programs which give members of the UWM community the opportunity to hear about their colleagues adventures abroad and afield.  Talks begin at 3 p.m. in the American...

Casimir Pulaski Day - 2018

03/04/2018 (All day)
Wisconsin public school observance day required by statute. Commemorates the life of the Poland native who was born in 1747. He came to America in 1777, after fighting for Poland's independence, and joined forces with General George Washington....

Nationalism and Populism in Advanced Democracies

03/10/2018 -
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Center for European Studies is pleased to announce our teacher workshop entitled "Nationalism and Populism in Advanced Democracies". This workshop will focus on the politics and history of modern nationalism in Europe and the US. We hope you are...

Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies Conference

03/11/2018 (All day) to 03/12/2018 (All day)
The annual Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies (WCSS) conference offers teachers quality professional development, resources, and networking opportunities.  

"The Great Hunger" in Ireland - 2018

03/17/2018 (All day)
"The Great Hunger" in Ireland from 1845 to 1850, also known as the Great Famine or Irish Potato Famine, is considered by many to be the most tragic event in Irish history. When an observance day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it should be observed...

Prisoners of War Remembrance Day - 2018

04/09/2018 (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...

CESA 5 Social Studies Inquiry Workshop

04/09/2018 (All day)
Kris McDaniel, WI DPI Social Studies Consultant, is partnering with CESAs across the state to offer one-day workshops on Inquiry in Social Studies.  More Info  Based off of the summer 2017 Social Studies Bootcamp in Madison, these interactive...

CESA 10 Social Studies Inquiry Workshop

04/11/2018 (All day)
Kris McDaniel, WI DPI Social Studies Consultant, is partnering with CESAs across the state to offer one-day workshops on Inquiry in Social Studies.  More Info  Based off of the summer 2017 Social Studies Bootcamp in Madison, these interactive...

American's Creed Day - 2018

04/13/2018 (All day)
Wisconsin Public School Observance Day recognizing the American's Creed, written in 1917 by William Tyler Page, a messenger in the U.S. House of Representatives. His essay was judged the "best summary of American political faith" in national contest...

CESA 3 Social Studies Inquiry Workshop

04/13/2018 (All day)
Kris McDaniel, WI DPI Social Studies Consultant, is partnering with CESAs across the state to offer one-day workshops on Inquiry in Social Studies.  More Info  Based off of the summer 2017 Social Studies Bootcamp in Madison, these interactive...