Past Events

Created Equal Film & Scholar Series - Freedom Riders

Join us for the final installment of our Created Equal film and Scholar Series at the Oakland Museum of California.

UC Berkeley African American Studies Professor Leigh Raiford, author of Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare: Photography and the African American Freedom Struggle, will provide historical and cultural framing for the film and lead the public conversation. Allparticipants will have free admission to the museum and are invited to enjoy the Friday Night at the Museum events.

Sites of Encounter in the Medieval World (History Blueprint) - FULL

Join us at UC Berkeley for an all-day workshop featuring the Medieval History Blueprint, one of three innovative and comprehensive curricula designed by the California History-Social Science Project and California teachers. UCBHSSP teacher leader John Muller, who authored one of the lessons, will walk teachers through discrete pieces of the lesson. Register here.

The History Blueprint units feature:

  • Common Core aligned strategies

Technology and the Common Core

The internet provides countless resources to students but also introduces confusion, overloads and distractions. We’ll explore how to use UCBHSSP writing strategies in combination with collaborative online technologies to drive student success with the research process, including reading and writing strategies. Required: laptop and comfort with the internet and computers. Cost: $100/person.

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Implementing the Common Core

Join us for this intensive working institute! Participants will gain a toolbox of strategies to address the Common Core Standards and drive student achievement. This institute is designed for educators familiarizing themselves to UCBHSSP strategies and the Common Core. The institute features low instructor to participant ratio, History, English, and Science strands, and participants receive a copy of Access for All Learners and a set of literacy strategies for the classroom. We'll meet from 8:30am to 4:30pm each day.


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