State Board of Education Adopts New History and Social Science Standards

It is official, Arizona has new History and Social Science Standards. These standards were created by over 108 social studies educators from the across the state.  The standards are currently posted at http://www.azed.gov/standards-practices/k-12standards/standards-social-studies/  There will be a two year implementation timeline with full implementation required by the 2020-2021 school year.  A state wide Implementation Plan is being formulated and information will

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4th Annual Teen Holocaust Forum

Monday, November 12, 2018 (Veterans Day observed – no school) 8:15 am to 12:15 pm Location: Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus 12701 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, 85254 No Charge for this Amazing Opportunity. Each participant will receive a free T-shirt! Forum sessions to include “Lessons of the Holocaust” – “Media and Propaganda” – “Stereo-typing” – “Children of Holocaust Survivors”

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The Holocaust Narrative – a free program for teachers…

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Scottsdale Community College – in the Turquoise Room. 9:00 a.m – 4:00 pm Special topics include “The Violins of Hope” and “Americans and the Holocaust” Special speaker: Gerda Weissmann Klein FREE MATERIALS, BREAKFAST, AND LUNCH…     Credit hours given! To Register, Send email to: klklett@mpsaz.org Download flyer here – please distribute to your educator colleagues and

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2019 Educators’ Conference on the Holocaust – Spring 2019 – Date TBA

The 27th Annual Educators’ Conference on the Holocaust Date TBA Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus 12701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale Bureau of Jewish Education – Phoenix Details from the 2018 Conference: Keynote speaker was Jeannie Opdyke Smith, daughter of Polish rescuer, the late Irena Gut Opdyke. Irena wrote In My Hands – Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer. Irena’s story was

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Arizona Geographic Alliance

GeoConference 2018 Arizona’s official advocate for a geographically literate society… The Arizona Geographic Alliance (AzGA) 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 for the conference will open in Spring

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