The Michigan Geographic Alliance is excited to announce that they are hosting an Inquiry Institute in the summer of 2018. Open to the 6th and 7th grade Social Studies teachers paired with Social Studies, Media Center or Technology Educators from the same district. The Institute is also supported by the National Geographic Society. Date: June … Continue reading 6th/7th Grade Summer PD Opportunity
Via Sean McBrady MCSS 2018 Conference Chair Macomb ISD Social Studies Consultant The Michigan Council for the Social Studies Annual State Conference for Educators is less than a month away! Are you and your colleagues registered?!? As social studies leaders in your schools, districts, and in the state, I urge you to register soon and … Continue reading MCSS 2018 Annual Conference Coming Soon!
Via The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Website Decoding the Civil War was funded by a two-year grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). It was a consortium project to digitize and transcribe the Union Army telegrams from The Thomas T. Eckert Papers housed at the Huntington Library, with the hope that the … Continue reading 8th Grade US History – Decoding the Civil War Inquiry
What is Engaging Congress? Engaging Congress is a fun, interactive game that uses primary source documents to explore the basic tenets of representative government and the challenges they face in contemporary society. How to play Engaging Congress Where can I find Engaging Congress? Engaging Congress is available for FREE. Download for your mobile devices, or … Continue reading Free Resource – Engaging Congress
Via NCSS The Social Studies Professional (TSSP) TV Plus Get a head’s up on television programs that focus on history, civics, geography, economics, and/or current issues. Many have educational websites or video shorts that can be used in the classroom.