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Socrates and The Battle for the Soul of America

January 6, 2019 – March 6, 2019
Online, 

Play the role of Socrates! Design Big Questions to explore social divisions with your students. Using the four dimensions of the C3 Framework as a guide, analyze the questions through your disciplinary lens, select relevant sources and design lessons in which your students take informed action to heal our divisions.

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CUFA Retreat 2019

January 18, 2019 – January 19, 2019
Florida International University,  Miami,  FL Registration:CUFA

The CUFA Retreat, organized by the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies, will take place from January 18-20, 2019 at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. The CUFA Retreat is an event that allows all in attendance an opportunity to focus on and emphasize the importance of social studies. The format of the retreat is intended to encourage collaborative dialogue and allow attendees chances to discuss multiple perspectives, rigor in research, data-informed thinking, and effective practices that results in educational opportunities for all learners.

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Socrates and The Battle for the Soul of America

February 3, 2019 – May 3, 2019
Online, 

Play the role of Socrates! Design Big Questions to explore social divisions with your students. Using the four dimensions of the C3 Framework as a guide, analyze the questions through your disciplinary lens, select relevant sources and design lessons in which your students take informed action to heal our divisions.

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Teaching the EU: Bringing Modern Europe to your Classroom

February 21, 2019

Regarded as one of the most successful peace projects in history, the EU is an instrumental part of modern international relations. As such, knowledge of the EU, its institutions and its policies, can be an important component to any high school social studies lesson, from social studies to economics, government to geography. Join this webinar hosted by staff from the European Union and featuring educators who have successfully incorporated EU topics into their U.S. courses to learn about curriculum resources available for teaching the EU and tips implement these learning tools in your classroom. This webinar will provide you with: examples lesson plans and activities advice and best practices from other high school teachers access to the EU's library of resources and tools to facilitate learning and demonstrate the importance of the EU.

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Socrates and The Battle for the Soul of America

March 3, 2019 – May 3, 2019
Online, 

Play the role of Socrates! Design Big Questions to explore social divisions with your students. Using the four dimensions of the C3 Framework as a guide, analyze the questions through your disciplinary lens, select relevant sources and design lessons in which your students take informed action to heal our divisions.

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Socrates and The Battle for the Soul of America

April 7, 2019 – June 7, 2019
Online, 

Play the role of Socrates! Design Big Questions to explore social divisions with your students. Using the four dimensions of the C3 Framework as a guide, analyze the questions through your disciplinary lens, select relevant sources and design lessons in which your students take informed action to heal our divisions.

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Socrates and The Battle for the Soul of America

May 5, 2019 – July 5, 2019
Online, 

Play the role of Socrates! Design Big Questions to explore social divisions with your students. Using the four dimensions of the C3 Framework as a guide, analyze the questions through your disciplinary lens, select relevant sources and design lessons in which your students take informed action to heal our divisions.

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