Course Description

Credit Validation for Attendees of the 2022 California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) Conference Only

TK-12 teachers will participate in the annual CCSS conference for Social Studies educators. This year's theme is Social Studies in a New Era: Connect, Collaborate, Construct. A variety of keynote speakers, sessions, and workshops will provide teachers with information and strategies for effective teaching and learning of Social Studies as presented in the state framework, standards, and initiatives (e.g., State Seal of Civic Engagement, Ethnic Studies, Global Education, Literacy, Media Literacy, etc.).

Learner Outcomes

  • Expand their knowledge and understanding about key issues and changes in teaching Social Studies in California (history, geography, economics, civics, government, etc.)
  • Develop skills and strategies for teaching historical analysis, evaluation, point of view, chronology, spatial thinking, and reasoning
  • Access resources (e.g., primary sources, maps, videos, articles, books, etc.) to improve teaching and learning from multiple perspectives
  • Increase knowledge, resources, and skills for teaching civic engagement, ethnic studies, social and emotional learning, literacy, current events, and other key issues/topics

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 - 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours, choose one option only

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for preservice teachers, TK-12 inservice teachers, administrators, and university faculty.


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