We are excited to support teacher learning during the 2023-2024 school year.

Check out our listings and come back soon for more details!

Teaching the 2024 Election

The UC Berkeley History Social Science Project is proud to invite you to join us in virtual conversation with scholars and educators discussing how we will teach the 2024 United States Elections. Over the course of 6 sessions this workshop series educators will convene to discuss the following topics:

Feb. 27 - Overview/Kickoff Session, Feat David Henkin

Apr 23* - Technology & Disinformation, Feat Rachel Roberson

May 21 - Constitutional Controversies

Aug. 27 - Immigration & Nationalism

Oct. 22 - Election Issues and Themes

Nov. 19 - Post-election & Healing

Register here - Zoom link will be sent before the event.

UCBHSSP Newcomer Initiative: Community Convening

Saturday May 18th, 2024, 8:30 am @ UC Berkeley

The UCB History-Social Science Project is excited to invite you to a convening to share your ideas and to collaborate with others about how to support newcomers in our schools.  The convening will have three strands with facilitated conversations:

- Institutional Capacity Building
- Instructional Strategies
- SEL / Acculturation / Access resources

To register visit this link

Ethnic Studies: Freedom Mapping Showcase

Saturday, May 25th @ 10:00 am in Dwinelle Hall @ UC Berkeley

Join teachers, students, and members of the California Subject Matter Project as we celebrate the efforts of everyone involved in the Ethnic Studies Freedom Mapping initiative!

Classroom teachers from around the state have teamed up with members of the California Math, History, Writing, and Physical Education Projects to develop an interdisciplinary, project-based Ethnic Studies curriculum.  Join us as we describe the work we've done, showcase student work, and discuss how these resources might work in your school's community.
To register visit this link

UC Berkeley High School Ethnic Studies Initiative - 2024 Summer Institute

June 10, 11, 12, 13, & 14 2024 @ UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley holds a unique position in the history of Ethnic Studies as a discipline, and this summer the university will provide a special opportunity to high school educators who intend to teach this course.  In addition to concept, content and community building, UC Berkeley faculty and librarians from the UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library will support educators with developing content and refining pedagogies for their courses. To join this free, week-long institute, please register by May 10, 2024.

To register visit this link

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Integrated Action Civics Project - Summer Institute

June 10-14.

Explore Integrated Action Civics Project's (IACP) unique framework that explicitly introduces students to a variety of civic action concepts and strategies through the study of their History, Ethnic Studies, and Environmental Justice course content.

In this 5 -day institute, we will introduce strategies that can be integrated throughout your current curriculum to help students explore their sense of self, understand how power operates in historical and contemporary contexts, analyze the role of stakeholders, and learn about the ways that organizers advocate for and create social change.

9:00-Noon: Explore IACP Strategies

1:00-3:00 PM Optional Course Alike Planning or Explore the Collaborative Local History and Action Civics program

To register, visit this link

K-12 Newcomer Educator Institute

June 17, 18, & 19 2024 @ 9:00 am in Dwinelle Hall @ UC Berkeley

The UC Berkeley History Social Science Project will be hosting a 3 day institute in June 2024 in support of our Newcomer Initiative and Resource Hub.  K-12 educators will focus on strategies to design curriculum and strategies for newcomers and MLL students gain access to complex texts in the history. We will center student experiences; develop strategies for reading historical sources, vocabulary instruction, and bridging reading to writing through oral discourse; and create scaffolds to facilitate student ability to communicate their learning.

To register visit this link

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California History-Social Science Project - ongoing

Learn about programs hosted by member sites of CHSSP.

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Professional Development for Educators - ongoing

A number of units across campus offer programs in support of the ongoing learning of classroom teachers. Check out this events calendar and share it with your colleagues in other content areas.

Note on Program Accessibility: If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about campus mobility access features in order to fully participate in a UCBHSSP event, please contact Rachel Reinhard at ucbhssp@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 days in advance of the event.

Contact: ucbhssp@berkeley.edu