5th Annual Genocide Awareness Week – April 2017

“Not On Our Watch” – Lectures, exhibits, and events by distinguished survivors, scholars, politicians, activists, artists, humanitarians and law enforcement. Opening Night – April 17, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Turquoise Room 900 Chaparral Road – Scottsdale View entire schedule at www.scottsdalecc.edu/genocide Download flyer and schedule here.

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Arizona Geographic Alliance

Geography Education and Literacy Arizona’s official advocate for a geographically literate society… The Arizona Geographic Alliance (AzGA) was founded in 1992 as part of a national network of state geography alliances sponsored by the National Geographic Society. AzGA currently has over 4,500 members and more than 160 teachers in its Teacher Consultant leadership cadre. Join the Arizona Geographic Alliance –

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ADE Social Studies Resources & Opportunities

Arizona Department of Education Standards Review Process College and Career Ready Academic Standards   Educator and School Excellence Resources. Also, check out the Social Studies Standards Resource Page. NEW SOCIAL STUDIES OPPORTUNITIES HAVE BEEN RECENTLY ADDED TO ADE Website! The Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records has numerous resources for educators: Digital Arizona Library (DAZL) Check out the monthly newsletter on the

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Arizona Council on Economic Education

Economics 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

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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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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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