UCBHSSP culminated a strong summer of programming, having worked with more than 100 hundred teachers, coming from as far as away as Florida, Alaska, and Hawaii and as nearby as Berkeley, Oakland, and Concord.

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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

January 28, 2017

Khatharya Um, a professor of Ethnic Studies, will discuss the history of the Khmer Rouge and place this period in history in the context of genocide studies. A model lesson on using oral history as evidence for discussing the Khmer Rouge will be introduced.

January 31, 2017

Join us at this conference as we bring together practitioners and researchers explore what it means to teach history in the twenty first century across the K-16 continuum.

February 11, 2017

This invitation only work session provides the opportunity for teachers who work closely with UCBHSSP to hone their leadership, facilitation, and presentation skills. Teachers who will be presenting at the CCSS conference or serving in leadership roles during 2017 summer programs are particularly encouraged to attend.

February 25, 2017

Join us for the final of three sessions exploring the theme of Power and Authority. This program will include a scholar lecture, model lesson, and collaborative planning time. Lunch will be provided.

March 11, 2017

UCBHSSP teachers are invited to this Saturday workshop at the Asian Art Museum