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California Council for the Social Studies Conference

The 57th annual CCSS Conference is in San Diego March 23-25, 2018. The theme is Tearing Down Walls: Building Connections, Collaboration and Civil Discourse. This conference will continue a tradition devoted to providing quality professional development, new scholarship, research-based strategies, and networking - all designed to improve the teaching and learning of history-social studies across the state. CISP will host a booth and present sessions focused on global education for California students. Look for these CISP Sessions:

Friday, March 22: 

  • Engaging Elementary Global Citizens in Inquiry
  • Engaging Students in Local and Global Contexts through Human Geography
  • Nigeria -- History, Identity & Change
  • Making Global Connections Using Environmental Principles and Concepts to Inspire Student Action
  • Going Global: Teaching Global Competencies Across H/SS, Science & ELA
  • Ethnic Studies: Preparing students for a diverse and interconnected world
  • Building Community through Cultural Studies

Saturday, March 23: 

  • GeoGlobal Book Bags to Enhance Elementary Literacy
  • Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate
  • Understanding Global Issues: The Worldwide Refugee Crisis
  • Tearing Down Walls with Generation Global: Skills for Navigating Difference
  • The American Revolution: Unheard Voices of Rebellion

Sunday, March 24: 

  • Globalizing the Classroom through Project Based Learning