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

June 18-22, 2018

Join UCBHSSP and Bay Area educators for this one week institute to explore how we can increase student connection to the historical narrative, the history of their communities, and themselves through a focus on project-based learning and historical thinking concepts.

June 25-29, 2018

This institute is funded by the Teaching with Primary Sources program of the Library of Congress. Teachers will be introduced to Ethnic Studies pedagogies and will develop a lesson utilizing primary sources from the Library of Congress and critically engaging around questions of what is included in the archive.

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.