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Teaching About the Holocaust

Teacher Workshop – free of charge! “Teaching About the Holocaust” Saturday, October 28, 2017 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Scottsdale Community College Student Center, Turquoise Room 9000

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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

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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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Teaching About the Holocaust

Teacher Workshop – free of charge! “Teaching About the Holocaust” Saturday, October 28, 2017 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Scottsdale Community College Student Center, Turquoise Room 9000

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

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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Teaching About the Holocaust

Teacher Workshop – free of charge! “Teaching About the Holocaust” Saturday, October 28, 2017 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Scottsdale Community College Student Center, Turquoise Room 9000 East Chaparral Road Scottsdale, Arizona In Cooperation with Echoes and Reflections Download pdf flyer here – please share with your colleagues, curriculum specialists  and administrators/ THE UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM, in cooperation with Echoes

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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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Old Spanish Trail Association Annual Conference

The 2017 Old Spanish Trail Association Conference October 5-8, 2017 in Barstow, California Pathways From the Past Lead to the Future The 2017 OSTA Conference will explore links from the historic period of the Old Spanish Trail to the present. From Utah to California, the historical routes of the western portion of the Old Spanish Trail evolved into the Salt

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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 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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