This year has been a busy one for UCBHSSP as we support teachers both with refining their curriculum to reflect changes to the H-SS... Read More

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... Read More

How do we know about the past? How do we remember our past? How does the past affect our present?... Read More


Upcoming Events

August 9-10, 2018

This two day institute will help teachers explore repurposing their curriculum to align with the new California History-Social Science Framework, with an emphasis on the Framework’s encouragement of inquiry, historical thinking and student civic engagement.

October 25, 2018

Join Bay Area history educators for the first of three community conversations about history teaching. UCBHSSP will introduce participants to conflict dialogue pedagogy, model facilitation, and discuss procedures and context for leading these conversations in your unique context.

December 6, 2018

Join Bay Area history educators for the second of three community conversations about history teaching. UCBHSSP will introduce models for assessing student learning in a history classroom.

February 28, 2019