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

April 13 and 24, 2017

A second session was just added! 8 spots available. Register here for April 24.

May 5-6, 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.

July 10-14, 2017

UCBHSSP will partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 7th grade teachers.

July 26, 2017

California’s newly adopted History-Social Science Framework presents teachers with a new model of instruction.