Past Events

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.

Struggles for Justice: Then & Now

This institute offers the opportunity for teachers to develop lessons that provide an historical lens to contemporary issues, with an eye towards engaging students whose histories are often absent from grand narratives.

Reading & Writing in History (Advanced)

Take your knowledge of historical thinking and literacy strategies to the next level! Teachers who have participated in previous UCBHSSP programming are invited to apply. The application period is now closed.

Reading & Writing in History: Developing Common Core Aligned Lessons

Participants will gain a toolbox of literacy strategies to help students meet the demands of the Common Core and sharpen disciplinary thinking. This institute is designed for educators looking to revise lessons for a stronger focus on reading and writing in in the content areas. Registration is now closed.

Movement of Ideas in Global History Saturday Series

The final event in our Movement of Ideas in Global History Saturday Series (March 14) will feature a lecture by Munis Faruqui followed by the presentation of a model lesson created in collaboration between a practicing teacher and graduate student.

Teaching History in the 21st Century

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.

Fall Teacher Showcase

Join us for this free event that will feature a scholar talk and teacher-led workshops.  This is a great way to learn more about UCBHSSP. 

Sign up here and select a workshop to attend!

National History Day Info Session

Always wanted to know more about National History Day? Join us for this inspirational and informative session!

The History and Memory of the Holocaust

The History Project at UC Davis comes to Berkeley! Join secondary history and English teachers to examine the history and memory of the Holocaust in this academic seminar series held over six days between October 1 and March 14.

History Blueprint Conference

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.

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