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  • Again, Steve L. thanks for information you sent out. Andy Demko 2010-2011 President, Oregon Council for the Social Studies ------Original Message------ Thanks for information Andy Demko 2010-2011 President, Oregon Council for the Social ...

  • Thanks for information Andy Demko 2010-2011 President, Oregon Council for the Social Studies 2012-2015 Board Member, NCSS ------Original Message------ Hello everyone! My name is Kelsey and I am currently a senior in the Social Studies Education ...

  • The Council of State Social Studies Specialists (CS4) has compiled a list of over 40 summer professional development opportunities for social studies teachers. Most of these opportunities are free or nearly free and many include a stipend and/or graduate ...

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    RE: Writing in History

    Hi Kelsey,  Have you tried entering search terms like "write," "writing," and "reporting" in the search box at                             www.socialstudies.org                  ? Doing that might result in a list of articles in NCSS journals over the ...

  • Hi Kelsey,      There are several ideas to consider when using writing in the Social Studies. I believe the more the students write, the better it is for them. I would have students write position paragraphs/papers on various topics, including current ...

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  • For all those FRIENDS of NCSS Community members in DC. Two events are scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2016. Our exhibit in the Communities Showcase will take place in the Poster Session area of the Exhibit hall from 11:45-1:15. Please stop ...

  • Everyone I know is working hard to get their Members of Congress to sign on to the Cicillane/Ross "Dear Colleague Letter" to make sure social studies is NOT left behind again! In case you hadn't heard - the deadline for Members to sign has been extended ...

  • FIRST FREEDOM STUDENT COMPETITION The First Freedom Center announces the 20 th annual First Freedom Student Competition . This national essay and video contest offers 9 th - 12 th grade students an opportunity to compete ...