Teacher Research Group

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Teacher Responses

Teacher Responses, April 2022

About UCBHSSP's TRG

The Teacher Research Group meets monthly during the academic year to discuss research and develop instructional strategies in history-social science education. The group is led by the Project's Site Director and Co-Director. Participants represent elementary, middle, and high school teachers from across the Bay Area.

Over the last decade, the TRG has developed and innovated on a number of discipline-specific reading and writing strategies, which have been shared through UCBHSSP programming and the self-published handbook Access for All Learners. In the last few years, the TRG has explored historical thinking, informed by the work of Peter Seixas; civic discourse and fostering controversial conversations in classrooms informed, in particular, by the research of Diana Hess; and Ethnic Studies pedagogy and justice-oriented history instruction informed by the scholarship of Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales and Chris Martell, to name a few.

In addition to refining instructional strategies, informed through the examination of student work, fellows practice facilitation and presentation skills in order to lead UCBHSSP programming, present at conferences, and serve as ambassadors for history education at their schools and districts. All Bay Area history educators are welcomed to apply.

Apply to Participate

If you would like to be considered for participation for the upcoming year's cohort, please complete an application. We will follow up as our plans are finalized.

Thank you so much for all that you have offered: a safe space to reflect and grow.
TRG Participant