MCSS President's Note February 2017 It may be freezing outside, but MCSS is already thinking about spring and our annual conference! We haven’t gathered as an organization since fall of 2015, so we’re excited to see our members there and we have big plans for putting on an amazing professional development event. Please register now … Continue reading MCSS Conference
Genesee ISD Assistant Superintendent Mary Behm put together a slide show to inform educators about the bill. It can be accessed here.
Thanks to everyone who has responded. For those of you have not, here is a friendly reminder. You likely already are aware of these announcements, but I did not want to make any assumptions. 🙂 The meetings are designed to bring classroom teachers up to date on the latest Social Studies information, provide collaboration opportunities, … Continue reading Leadership Meetings – Social Studies
Thank you for the several educators emailing me about our Social Studies Leadership Meetings during the 16-17 school year. Your inquiries are inspirational and indicate the time we spend meeting is beneficial. Dates, rooms, and times were established back in the Spring; however, due to a new recent assignment for me to become trained in … Continue reading Social Studies Leadership Meetings
In June, Public Act 170 of 2016 was signed by Gov. Rick Snyder which requires students to be taught about genocide, including, but not limited to, the Holocaust and Armenian Genocide, for no less than six hours of instruction between eighth and 12th grades. Hopefully for all history teachers there really is nothing to change other … Continue reading Secondary Teachers: New Law Impacts You