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Upcoming events

    • 27 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 29 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
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    Who: 6-12 Teachers of Social Studies

    What: 3-day interactive workshop 

    When:  July 27-29, 2021 from 9:00am-11:30am (synchronous); with asynchronous work and lunch from 11:30am-1:00pm; and 1:00pm-2:30pm (synchronous)

    Where:  Virtually on Zoom  (where else?!)

    Why: Because we like you!

    Join us for a fun, interactive professional learning series devoted to tackling the most pressing issues for secondary social studies educators--navigating The C3 Framework, new Michigan social studies standards, and effectively supporting students in navigating their own inquiries using the ways of knowing, thinking, and communicating within the disciplines of social studies. Participants will receive a copy of The Civically Engaged Classroom: Reading, Writing, and Speaking for Change, which is “packed with practical guidance designed to support teachers in giving students the skills, knowledge, and tools to be active participants in society”. Intentional connections will also be made to the Essential Instructional Practices for Disciplinary Literacy in Grades 6 to 12 in order to extend and expand students’ ability to think critically and communicate effectively like historians, geographers, economists, and social scientists. Learning will be facilitated by Rebecca Baker-Bush, Social Studies Consultant and MCSS President-Elect and Jenelle Williams, Literacy Consultant and Co-Chair of the Disciplinary Literacy Task Force.

    Cost: $50

    Up to 15 SCECHs available!

    Roadmap Training.pdf


Past events

18 May 2021 From Controversial to Complex: Building Skills for Successful Conversations
06 May 2021 Dealing with Racism in Michigan: The Past, Present and Future.
21 Apr 2021 A Story That Impacts All Of Us: Anishnaabek History in Michigan.
16 Apr 2021 Social Studies Olympiad 2021
15 Apr 2021 News Media and Civic Engagement: High School Students Find Their Voice and Place in Their Community
22 Feb 2021 MCSS Virtual Conference - The Stories We Tell!
03 Sep 2020 Targeting How We Teach Racial Issues in the Classroom
10 Aug 2020 Changing Practices for Changing Times
08 Jun 2020 Rock It, Don't Knock It: Become a Third Grade MVP
08 Jun 2020 The Second Dimension: Going Where Few Men (And Women) Have Gone Before
01 Jun 2020 Adapting Inquiry for Blended Learning
18 May 2020 Geography and Geography Integration in Distance Learning
14 May 2020 MCSS Happy Hour
11 May 2020 Teaching Social Studies to Young Children at Home: Support for Teachers and Parents
11 May 2020 Difficult Decisions in Difficult Times: Hope and Agency During the Armenian Genocide
09 May 2020 Social Studies Olympiad 2020
01 May 2020 Spring Webinar Series - Event 1
16 Apr 2020 MCSS 2020 Spring Pre-Conference Clinic: WWI 360
16 Apr 2020 MCSS 2020 Spring Pre-Conference Clinic: Learn How To DBQ
14 Dec 2019 DBQ Project Follow Up
02 Nov 2019 2019 Fall MCSS Symposium
04 May 2019 Social Studies Olympiad 2019
22 Mar 2019 2019 Annual MCSS Conference
19 May 2018 Social Studies Olympiad 2018
23 Mar 2018 2018 Annual MCSS Conference
13 May 2017 Social Studies Olympiad 2017
28 Apr 2017 2017 Annual MCSS Conference
14 May 2016 Social Studies Olympiad 2016
06 Nov 2015 2015 Joint Social Studies Conference Exhibitor Registration

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