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HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE


Cherie Peterson

Elementary History/Social Science Specialist, ESC North

Phone: 818-654-3688   Email: cherie.peterson@lausd.net

 

Tomer Kleinman

Secondary History/Social Science Specialist, ESC North

Phone: 818-654-3610   Email: tomer.kleinman@lausd.net

 

Library of Congress offers free e-book series for iPads

The Library of Congress has released a set of free e-books for iPad users. The Student Discovery Series covers the U.S. Constitution, the Dust Bowl, the Harlem Renaissance, immigration, symbols of ...more

Holocaust Education Institute New Materials and Sessions

Registration is now open for ADL’s Los Angeles Holocaust Education Institute for teachers. Spanning most of the school year, the Institute will consist of museum-based resources, curricula, ...more

2014 - 2015 ESC North Secondary History PD Flyer

SCSSA and the Autry National Center of the American West

Southern California Social Science Association (SCSSA) and the Autry National Center of the American West invite you to the Fall Kick Off. Click here for Flyer

Constitution Day September 17

Classroom Resources:

Center for Civic Education

http://www.civiced.org/resources/curriculum/constitution-day-and-citizenship-day

Constitutional Rights Foundation

http:/www.crf-usa.org/constitution-day/ ...more

FREE 2014 Summer Residential Seminar at USC - East Asia Since 1800

The USC U.S. – China Institute is offering a five-day residential summer seminar for educators. Sessions will meet at USC from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday, July 28 to Friday, August 1, 2014. For these ...more

ELEMENTARY: Integration of Social Studies and Common Core Literacy Standards

PDF OF FLYER

Los Angeles Unified School District

Education Service Center North

Integration of

SOCIAL STUDIES and Common Core Literacy Standards

Discover ways to incorporate informational text, close ...more

ESC NORTH IS HOSTING PD FOR SECONDARY HISTORY TEACHERS

What Do The Common Core State Standards Mean For History Teaching And Learning?

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Description: The menu day is designed for secondary history/social ...more

Stories of the Americas: Bringing Text to Life through the Art of Storytelling

PDF OF FLYER

The Los Angeles County Office of Education

is proud to announce

The Music Center's 2014 Institute for Educators

Stories of the Americas: Bringing Text to Life through the Art of Storytelling

PBL 101: An Introduction to Project Based Learning for the 21st Century

The Los Angeles County Office of Education

is proud to present

PBL 101: An Introduction to Project Based Learning for the 21st Century

Based on the Buck Institute for Education

July 21, 24 and 25, 2014

8 ...more

California History-Social Science Project

Summer Professional Development from the

California History-Social Science Project

UCLA , contact: mmiller@gseis.ucla.edu

  • Teaching with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress (L1), June 12
  • Medieval ...more

Stanford Summer Teaching Institute

The Stanford History Education Group (SHEG)

Inquiry-Based History Teaching and the Common Core

June 15-18, 2014

Offered as a course through the Stanford Summer Teaching Institute: Going Deeper with the Common Core, SHEG will be presenting Inquiry-Based History Teaching and the Common Core. This program will address Common Core teaching methods, the Reading Like a Historian <http://sheg.stanford.edu/rlh> approach, lesson development, and Beyond the Bubble assessments.

Registration opens March 15, register early, space is limited: https://cset.stanford.edu/programs/ssti  

Teaching the Common Core: Online Workshops

Back by popular demand, the CHSSP is pleased to announce that our online workshop series, Teaching the Common Core, will be offered again this spring. This series includes 6 recorded  webinars and 15 lessons plans, all aligned with the Common Core, available 24 hours/day between April 18 & June 30, 2014. Each session is designed to provide you with the tools you need to improve student reading comprehension, expository writing ability, critical thinking, and historical understanding.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FLYER

Charles Redd Center Teaching Western History Award

The Western History Association and the Charles Redd Center are sponsoring four K-12 Teaching Awards that will provide teachers with the opportunity to attend and present at the Western History Association Annual Meeting in Newport Beach, California, October 15-18, 2014. Selected teachers will share their lesson. Click Here To Learn More

The Los Angeles County Office of Education

Division of Curriculum and Instructional Services and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

are proud to announce

2014 Colonial Williamsburg

Teacher Institute

in Early American History for Los Angeles County Grade 5

Public School Teachers

TO LEARN MORE CLICK HERE

 

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CONSTITUTION DAY SEPTEMBER 17th

Resources for Schools

 

Center for Civic Education

http://www.civiced.org/resources/curriculum/constitution-day-and-citizenship-day

 

Constitutional Rights Foundation

http:/www.crf-usa.org/constitution-day/constitution-day-lesson-plans-kindergarten-middle-and-high-school.html 

 

National Archives

http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/

 

Constitution Center

http://constitutioncenter.org/billofrightsgame/

http://constitutioncenter.org/learn/educational-resources/lesson-plans/to-sign-or-not-to-sign-the-ultimate-constitution-day-lesson-plan