NCSS Seattle Conference Summary: Huge Success!

    The 2012 National Conference of NCSS held in Seattle, Washington was a powerful and multi-faceted professional gathering held November 15-18 at the Washington State Conference Center. The diversity of clinics and workshops offered was impressive, with something for every level and every area of the Social Studies. However, there were specific highlights that […]

NERC Award Nominations Needed

  Every year the MCSS Awards Committee puts out a call for Award Nominations, and every year we are surprised by how few nominations are actually submitted. With Social Studies Education facing such a challenging time, why do we not seize the opportunity to celebrate the good things we do and the good people who […]

Turning Points: In Social Studies… For Social Studies

Turning Points come in all forms, shapes, and sizes. In all the varied and intriguing branches of our Social Studies, we find ourselves focusing on the Turning Points – those moments or events that generated the critical changes. The changes of direction perhaps, or of philosophy or the physical events within a war. But all […]