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2017 NCSS Vendor List Available

02/21/2018
Occasionally, I get an email or call regarding what resources or textbooks I suggest a district consider.  As a state employee of the Department of...

Summer Institute: A Multi-Generational Approach to Holocaust and Social Justice Education

02/21/2018
The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (TOLI) is offering a week-long seminar in Fox Point, WI from July 16-21, 2018.  It...

Call for Proposals - NCSS Annual Conference (Chicago)

01/29/2018
The National Council for the Social Studies annual conference will be held in Chicago in late November 2018.  NCSS has opened the proposal for...

Cuban Culture and Society: A Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

01/29/2018
Teaching Cuban Culture & Society: A Summer Educator Institute in Cuba Havana, Cuba | June 23 – July 7, 2018 Program Application Application...

Student Essay Contest: "Why did our Founding Fathers create three branches of government?" - National Center for State Courts

01/29/2018
In commemoration of Law Day, May 1, the National Center for State Courts is sponsoring its fifth annual national civics education essay contest for...
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What does "rolling out standards" mean?

12/07/2017
Boy, it's a busy time.   It's early December, and the (AMAZING) social studies standards writing team is busy working on standards, learning...

New Standards for Information Tech/Literacy, Music, and Science

12/06/2017
Key partners across the state have been hard at work updating standards in Information Technology and Literacy; Music; and Science to meet...

Nationalism and Populism in Advanced Democracies - Workshop from the UW Center for European Studies

12/06/2017
The Center for European Studies is pleased to announce our teacher workshop entitled "Nationalism and Populism in Advanced Democracies". This...

2018 White House History Teacher Institute

12/06/2017
The White House is an enduring symbol of the United States. Discover the history behind this iconic building and explore how you can use...

WCSS Distinguished Teacher of the Year Awards

12/06/2017
Do you know an outstanding social studies teacher who deserves recognition?   The Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies (WCSS) honors three...