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Arizona Geographic Alliance

GeoConference 2018 Arizona’s official advocate for a geographically literate society… The Arizona Geographic Alliance is statewide organization, a member of the National Geographic Network of

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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

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Arizona Geographic Alliance

GeoConference 2018 Arizona’s official advocate for a geographically literate society… The Arizona Geographic Alliance is statewide organization, a member of the National Geographic Network of

2018 Arizona Council for the Social Studies Annual Fall Conference

Stay tuned for details on the 2018 ACSS Conference “Ready…Set…Global…” 2017 Conference Was Held on 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 was a great and must-do event for Arizona’s K-12 teachers. NCSS Executive Director Dr. Larry Paska inspired the group

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2018 Educators Conference on the Holocaust

Educators Conference on the Holocaust Thursday, March 1, 2018 4:15 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. Ira Levine Jewish Community Campus Scottsdale, Arizona Download pdf flyer here – please share with your colleagues, curriculum specialists  and administrators Please join us on the evening of March 1, 2018 as the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Phoenix and partners will observe the 26th annual

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Fall 2017 Series of Seminars from TAH.ORG & ADE

The Arizona Department of Education will partner again this year with teachingamericanhistory.org to offer high quality Social Studies Professional Development at no cost to teachers.  These programs are open to all K-12 teachers. Registrants are sent a primary source documents reading packet in advance of the program, and a certificate for re-certification hours will be handed out at the end

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We the People 101: The Citizen and the Constitution

Friday, January 12, 2018 Where: Mesa Community College This Center for Civic Education curriculum provides lessons and activities for grades 4-12. The primary goal of the We the People program is to promote civic awareness and responsibility in students. By emphasizing student involvement and encouraging students to relate important concepts and principles to historical and contemporary situations, the program strengthens

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Arizona Council on Economic Education

The Arizona Council on Economic Education is an organization of Arizona educators that promote economic education from kindergarten through college. For information on upcoming events, training, and resources visit their website at www.azecon.org The ACEE envisions a world where all school-aged children are empowered through economic and personal financial literacy to make informed and rational choices throughout their lives as

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Arizona Geographic Alliance

GeoConference 2018 Arizona’s official advocate for a geographically literate society… The Arizona Geographic Alliance is statewide organization, a member of the National Geographic Network of Alliances for Geographic Education and an affiliate of the Arizona Council for the Social Studies. AzGA’s mission is to promote geography education and advocate for geographic literacy Registration will open in Spring 2018. State level

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2018 Arizona Council for History Education Annual Conference

The 2017 A.C.H.E. Conference was a Grand Affair… Now start thinking about attending the 2018 Conference which will be even greater! Taking a Stand The  Arizona Council for History Education – ACHE – held its annual conference on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Phoenix Zoo. Keep the 2018 conference in mind! The theme for this year’s conference was: Taking

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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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