Upcoming events

    • 01 Jun 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Meeting on Zoom

    Dave Johnson, Northern Michigan Learning Consortium

    You're spent the school year mired in your content and suddenly you're forced to figure out how to finish it remotely. This session will provide practical strategies both for adapting social studies inquiry for on line and offline remote learning, and finishing your school year with a bang.

    June 1st, 2020 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
    • 08 Jun 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Meeting on Zoom

    Beckie Bush, Ottawa Area Intermediate School District

    What does strong skills based instruction look like alongside the content in a social studies classroom? Explore with us, the skill sets incorporated within the History and Geography indicators from the C3 Framework. We'll spend time thinking, reading, and writing like historians and geographers, and analyzing what that really looks like in the middle grades. 

    Monday, June 8, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
    • 08 Jun 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Meeting on Zoom

    Dr. Matthew Daley, Grand Valley State University
    Dr. Phil Gersmehl, Michigan Geographic Alliance
    Joy Kooyer, Holland Public Schools.

    Moderated by Dr. Scott Roberts, Central Michigan University

    Join us for a panel discussion on knocking your third grade instruction out of the park. Our guests include a practic­ing third grade classroom teacher, a historian specializing in Michigan history, and a geographer specializing in spatial and temporal thinking.

    Monday June 8, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    • 02 Oct 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 03 Oct 2020
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Grand Traverse Resort

    The 2020 MCSS Annual Conference will be held in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan, at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa!  With cherry trees, fall folliage and a fantastic amount of history and culture to explore, MCSS is excited to bring the full conference north for the first time in over a decade!

    Each Social Studies content organization will be represented and providing sessions at the conference:

    Michigan Geographic Alliance

    Michigan Council for History Education

    Michigan Council on Economic Education

    Center for Civic Education

    Michigan Council for the Social Studies

    Topics such as an update on new Social Studies content expectations, the C3 Framework, and current happenings in the world of social studies will be presented.

    There are sessions for every level from elementary, middle level, secondary, post-secondary and Social Studies supervisors.

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