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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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

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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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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