Social Studies Updates
January 18, 2017
Textbook Review Due by January 20
January 25 Early Release Day
Due to our recent inclement weather days, we will not be having any district PD/PLCs on the January 25 early release day. This time will, instead, be dedicated to teachers working in their schools.
NC Final Exam Released Items
National Humanities Center Webinars
- Islam in America: A Cultural History
- Black Lives Matter in Historical Context
- A History of Immigration Control
- A History of Violence: Mexico and the United States
Black History Month Programming
Please let me know if your class or school has any plans to celebrate Black History Month. I am working with community members that may be able to provide some assistance.
Let's Talk Racism Conference
we are (working to extend anti-racist education), an affiliate of Duke University’s Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, and North Carolina Central University’s School of Education invite you to join them Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM for the 2nd Annual Let's Talk Racism Conference. This year's theme is Recognizing, Resisting & Revising. This one-day conference is intended to give K-12 educators an opportunity to engage in sessions centered on the impact of systemic racism and ways of dismantling it in our schools. Dr. Bettina Love, an Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia, will be delivering the keynote address. For more information, visit the conference website or contact Daniel Bullock. Click here for registration.