Past Events

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.

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.


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