Arizona Geographic Alliance

GeoConference 2017 Arizona’s official advocate for a geographically literate society… The Arizona Geographic Alliance is a member of the National Geographic Network of Alliances for Geographic Education. AzGA’s mission is to promote geography education and advocate for geographic literacy. This conference has only a limited number of seats left – REGISTER TODAY! State level conferences provide you an opportunity to

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ADE Social Studies Resources & Opportunities

August 2017 ADE Social Studies Newsletter – ADE_August 2017 Arizona Department of Education Standards Review Process Social Studies Standards Review Want to check out the whole process and leave feedback? Excellence in Civic Engagement School Recognition Program Any Arizona public or charter school that demonstrates pervasive implementation of the six proven practices in civic learning will be designated as an “Arizona

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iCivics Arizona – Training for Teachers

Free training for teachers at Upper Elementary, Middle and High School Levels… Promote Civic Engagement Through iCivics.org Thursday, September 28, 2017 or Tuesday, October 3, 2017 9:00 am –4:30 pm Free training at the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education iCivics Resources   iCivics Arizona is a program of the Arizona Supreme Court and the Arizona Foundation for Legal

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iCivics

The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education offers many resources for K-12 teachers in the area of teaching law and civics to students. Law for Kids Civics/American Government Newly re-designed: OurCourts is now iCivics It has an expanded mission to include more than just the judicial branch and it is a whole new redesigned site with more games and

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James Madison Legacy Project – We the People 2017

The James Madison Legacy Project brings the We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution curriculum into the classrooms of high-needs schools. This program strives to increase the number of highly effective civic education teachers through various professional development opportunities. The teachers in this program take their knowledge and assist students in achieving state civics and government standards. Students will

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2018 Arizona Archaeology Expo

The 2018 Arizona Archaeology Expo March 2018 – Stay posted for latest information. Check out details you might have missed at: Archaeology Expo 2017 Topawa, AZ One-day event only; don’t miss it! 10:00 am – 4 pm One of the exciting events taking place during 2018 Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month – For more info visit http://azstateparks.com/archy/     Post

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Arizona Humanities

Look soon for nominations process for the 2018 Humanities Award Long-time ACSS member and social studies teacher at Cave Creek High School Barbara Hatch will be honored by Arizona Humanities with the 2017 Friend of the Humanities Award on February 24, 2017 in Phoenix. Arizona Humanities  offers teachers many opportunities for professional development, learning opportunities, and speakers for the classroom throughout

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2017 Arizona Council for the Social Studies Annual Fall Conference

“Ready…Set…Global…” Mark your calendar … Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Camelback High School in Phoenix Download Conference Flyer Here. Please download and share with your colleagues. The ACSS Annual Fall Conference promises to be a great and must-do event for Arizona’s K-12 teachers. You will be inspired by so many and have your own teaching validated and challenged at the

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2018 Educators’ Conference on the Holocaust – March 1, 2018

The 26th Annual Educators’ Conference on the Holocaust Thursday  – March 1, 2018 4:15 pm to 9:00 pm Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus 12701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale Bureau of Jewish Education – Phoenix Keynote speaker will be Jeannie Opdyke Smith, daughter of Polish rescuer, the late Irena Gut Opdyke. Irena wrote In My Hands – Memories of a Holocaust

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Dr. Robert J. Stahl Student Teacher Scholarship Award

Congratulations to the 2016 Award Winner Luqa Hoffiz Arizona State University  – Tempe The Robert J. Stahl Student Teacher Scholarship Award was established in 2008, in honor of ASU Professor Emeritus Robert J. Stahl, to support an Arizona pre-service student teacher who plans to enter the field of teaching K-12 social studies. This $1000.00 scholarship includes a year’s membership in both

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