This Fall, we introduced the History-Social Science Framework to hundreds of educators in the Bay Area. We hosted orientation sessions at UC Berkeley and launched discrete and expansive implementation plans with local schools, districts, and county offices of education.

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For the last two years, UCBHSSP academic coordinator Devin Hess and UCBHSSP Co-Director Phyllis Goldsmith have been leading a cross-district collaboration among the secondary social studies teachers in the San Jose Unified School District. During the initial phase, teachers were introduced to literacy strategies first through paper-based and... Read More

Mary Robillard is an 8th grade teacher at Rancho Mendanos Junior High School in Pittsburg. She has been a member of the UCBHSSP Teacher Research Group for the last three years. In this interview, she shares her insights about teaching history and what she has learned through her work with UCBHSSP.

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Upcoming Events

September 20, 2017 - March 6, 2018

This 4 part professional learning series will use history and science content to provide district teams tools and strategies to plan instruction for English Learners (EL).

October 7, 2017 - April 14, 2018

Are you intrigued by the new Framework and interested in exploring how it encourages a shift in your instructional planning and teaching? The UCB History-Social Science Project in partnership with the SCCOE is offering professional development to support teachers in the implementation of the new California History-Social Science Frameworks.

October 10, 2017 - March 15, 2017

The UCB History-Social Science Project is partnering with the Santa Clara County Office of Education to provide an ongoing and collaborative space for Administrators and TOSAs to learn and share strategies for implementing the new CA H-SS Framework. Whether Administrators and TOSAs are building upon previous partnership with the UCBHSSP or working independently, this program will provide a valuable opportunity to collaborate and share ideas.