Announcements

85,000 Pathé Films - Free on YouTube

The British documentary company, Pathé collected documentary footage which played before movies in theaters during much of the 20th century. Those films have now been released for free use (what a social studies boon!) on YouTube. If you have been angling ...

Civics Day Judging

Generation Citizen had a nice article in the Boston Globe HERE . There was also a sidebar about Generation Citizen action projects  HERE .  

Continuing Education Credit - Travel to China

We are the Chinese American Cultural Bridge Center, a non-profit organization that organizes Educational trips for teachers that are interested in traveling to China.  Since 1992 we have brought countless teachers to China, offering American educators ...

Disney DVDs

I (Anna Sorrentino) just wanted to share with you information about our newest release at Disney Educational Productions, They Spoke Out . We are offering this title to you at a special price of just $9.99 . Please click here for a full program description. Whether...

Mastering the Common Core

Mastering the Common Core: A Four-day Training for District Leaders April 30-May 3, 2014 Brown University, Providence, RI The Choices Program is excited to offer a new professional development opportunity to district-level social studies leaders....

National Honor Society for Social Studies

The National Council for the Social Studies has created an honor society for high school juniors and seniors.

Personal Genetics Education Project (Summer Training)

Harvard Medical School Professional Development for High School Teachers Personal Genetics Education Project July 29-30, 2014; 9:00 – 3:30 Boston, MA Earn 18 PDPs for the three-day session Cost: $50 (scholarships available) Personal G...

Sons of the American Revolution History Programs

Introducing the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution History Programs Since its founding in 1889, the Sons of the American Revolution has promoted historic preservation, education, and patriotism across the nation. Through...

Teaching about Japanese American Internment and Fred Korematsu

Fred Korematsu is remembered for his courageous fight against the Japanese American Internment which led to the 1944 Supreme Court case, Korematsu v. United States. Fred Korematsu was exonerated almost 40 years later and was eventually awarded the Presidential...

What is the C3 Framework?

Find out more by reading the flier.

PIER Summer Institute 2012

(EXAMPLE of the kind of announcements we are pleased to include here. Contact the Executive Secretary,  June Coutu if you have an event you think MCSS should promote )   The 2012 PIER Summer Institute for Educators explores how the human ...