Past Events

An Un-Conference - Teaching Contemporary Issues in K-12 Classrooms

UCBHSSP invites Bay Area educators to participate in an "un-conference." This participate-driven event will allow teachers to share and learn from one another with regard to how to approach contemporary issues in the K12 classroom.

Power and Authority - Understanding Genocide: The Khmer Rouge

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.

Leadership Boot Camp

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.

Power and Authority - Challenges to Colonialism in Africa

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.

Theme: Power and Authority -- Challenges to Colonialism in Africa

Institute Follow Up/Fall Teacher Open House

This program will  include a scholar lecture on the Black Panther Party and the opportunity to explore the Oakland Museum of California's exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party. Teachers are invited to bring student work from lessons they developed during summer programming. Teachers who signed up for credit at 2016 summer institutes are required to bring student work to meet the requirements of course credit.

Introduction to the H-SS Framework (Teachers)

UCBHSSP staff will provide an orientation to the newly adopted History-Social Science Framework, based on their collective experience working with teachers on integrating new approaches to learning.

Participating teachers will be introduced to:

Election 2016: Where do we start?

This evening session will include a scholar lecture by Professor Robin Einhorn placing the 2016 presidential election in historic context and discussion about how to engage students in academic conversations during this contentious election cycle. A reading from the Trump 2.0  syllabus will be shared with participants prior to the event.  Refreshments will be provided.

Introduction to the H-SS Framework (Admin)

Be the first to learn about the latest in K-12 history instruction!

UCBHSSP staff will provide an orientation to the newly adopted History-Social Science Framework, based on their collective experience working with teachers on integrating new approaches to learning.

Participants will be introduced to:

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