Past Events

Structured Academic Discussions: Increasing Evidence-based Conversation in the Classroom

Using an example from a US government class, this session presents a model for how teachers can increase opportunities for robust student discussion based on evidence.

Encounters with Tobacco: The Development of the Virginia Colony

Engage students in a multi-day lesson to determine the significance of tobacco introduction to the development of a plantocracy in colonial Virginia. This classroom-tested lesson provides a model for integrating explicit instruction of historical thinking and literacy.

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Environmental Change and Relocation (Global History Series)

"Environmental Change and Relocation" is the final of three Saturday sessions for teachers exploring the Movement of People in the contemporary world. This session will include a lecture exploring how farmers and herders in northwest China are creating strategies for survival amidst government relocation policies. This lecture will add complexity to the understanding of both government policy and peasant response. A model lesson, which exploring perspective -- why people migrated to California during the Great Depression -- will be presented.

Transport of Labor (Global History Series)

Please complete this form to let us know that you will be attending. "Transport of Labor" is the second of three Saturday sessions for teachers exploring the Movement of People in the contemporary world. This session will include a lecture on the migration of South Asian laborers to the Middle East and a model lesson, which will explore indentured servitude in the American colonies. While this event is open to all educators, 5th and 8th grade teachers are especially encouraged to register.
 

War and Displacement (Global History Series)

"War and Displacement" is the first of three Saturday sessions for teachers exploring the Movement of People in the contemporary world. This session will include a lecture exploring the movement of Syrian refugees to Europe and a model lesson, which explores the impact of war on children.
 
This program is open to all teachers. Tenth and eleventh grade teachers are especially invited to register. **REGISTRATION CLOSED**
 
 

From Selma to the Bay: Walking the Talk

A weekend of activities focusing on social justice education. Co-sponsored with the Bay Area Council for the Social Studies and the Alameda County Office of Education.

Fall Follow Up and Lecture (2015-16)

Join UCBHSSP and Bay Area social studies teachers for this Saturday morning lecture and lesson share!

Speaker: Richard Rothstein, "The Making of Ferguson"

Sports in the Global Cold War Public Lecture

The UCBHSSP is pleased to co-sponsor this free, public lecture that explores the intersection of sports, international connections, politics and diplomacy.

California and the Nation - Registration Closed

In ​this ​one-day ​workshop, ​we ​will ​utilize ​the ​archival ​resources ​ found ​on ​Calisphere ​to ​explore ​how ​California's ​history ​can​ help ​students ​better ​understand ​the ​nation's ​history.

People Power: The Community Organizing Tradition of Saul Alinsky

Mike Miller, a leader in the pre-1960s student movement at UC Berkeley, a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee field secretary, and director of an Alinsky community organizing project in Kansas City, MO, will discuss the new book he co-edited.

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