Civic Engagement & Inquiry in the H-SS Framework

California’s newly adopted History-Social Science Framework presents teachers with a new model of instruction. By teaching students to think critically, empathize, recognize moral choices, and make their voices heard, we put in their hands the possibility—and the responsibility—to do the serious work demanded of us all as citizens.  

Implementing the H-SS Framework: Exploring Japan and the Medieval World

UCBHSSP will partner with the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to present a summer institute for 7th grade teachers.

Planning with the H-SS Framework: Inquiry, Literacy, and Assessment

California's newly adopted History-Social Science Framework encourages four major shifts to planning and instruction: content, inquiry, literacy, and civic engagement. 

History-Social Science Orientation Session

A second session was just added! 8 spots available. Register here for April 24.

In partnership with the Contra Costa County Office of Education, UCBHSSP will lead an orientation session on the new H-SS Framework.

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

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