This fall, UC Berkeley commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement. The FSM represents a time when students took ownership over what being a citizen and learner meant to them. Amidst the campus events, we saw an opportunity to bridge the K-16 continuum, partnering a classroom teacher and graduate student to develop a unit on... Read More

MiltonandRuchiCheck out UCBHSSP Director Rachel Reinhard's recent artic... Read More

In the recent issue of Social Studies Review, Dr. Diane Sharken Taboada explored strategies to integrate English language development into history classrooms.  Dr. Sharken Taboada is an English Learner Coach/Specialist in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District and member of the UCBHSSP Teacher Research Group. 

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Upcoming Events

December 6, 2014

Calling all 7th, 8th, 10th, and 11th grade teachers for an inspiring one day conference! Participants will be treated to a session on historical thinking as well as grade aligned-scholar talks, Blueprint lesson explanation, and collaborative work time.

January 24, February 7, March 14

The Movement of Ideas in Global History Saturday Series (Jan. 24, Feb. 7, and March 14) will feature a scholar lecture followed by the presentation of a model lesson, and work time to allow teachers to collaboratively plan for their students.

May 1-2, 2015

Join us as we explore how to teach historical thinking across the K-16 continuum.