The 2020 Conference has been postponed to march and april, 2021 and will be a virtual conference series.
The New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies is pleased to announce a virtual conference in March and April 2021. The conference will be an 7-week webinar series held on Thursday afternoons beginning March 11th and ending April 22nd. Each session will include a presentation followed by an interactive discussion moderated by a NHCSS board member and close with a brief introduction to free teaching resources from the presenter or other organization along the same theme.
Our keynote event will be free to all and open the series on Thursday, March 11th at 3:30 p.m. Dr. John Lee, from the University of North Carolina, will discuss bringing C3 and inquiry-based learning to New Hampshire. Following his presentation, we will discuss and begin the process of launching a New Hampshire HUB.
The registration fee for the entire series will be $100, which includes an annual New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies membership.
The NHCSS annual conference is a branch of the national organization’s conference. The objective of the conference is to provide professional development, collaboration, and connections among social scientists and educators in New Hampshire. The conference features a Keynote speaker and break out sessions hosted by professionals in a variety of fields around the state.
The "2020" Keynote Address will kick off our conference series on March 11, 2021
The keynote speaker at this year's conference is Dr. John Lee. Lee is Head and Professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences in the College of Education at North Carolina State University. He was an author of the College, Career and Civic Life Framework for Standards in Social Studies (http://socialstudies.org/c3) and is a founder and co-director of the C3 Teachers project (http://c3teachers.org). He develops innovative digital historical resources through the Digital History and Pedagogy Project (http://dhpp.org). He has authored or co-authored several books books including, Inquiry-based Practice in Social Studies Education: Understanding the Inquiry Design Model; Teaching Social Studies: A Methods Book for Methods Teachers; Teaching the C3 Framework; Visualizing Elementary Social Studies Methods; and Research on Technology in Social Studies; and Guiding Learning with Technology.
Series Event Schedule
2020 Conference Series Schedule
March 11: KEYNOTE John Lee presents on the C3
EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR: GIBBS SMITH EDUCATION
Host: Kelsie Eckert
Chat: Haley Goodwin
Discussion: Launching the C3 in New Hampshire
Resources from: C3teachers.org
March 18: Elizabeth Dubrulle and Rebecca Federspiel present on Accessing Primary Sources in the Classroom
EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR: NEW HAMPSHIRE HISTORIC SOCIETY
Host: Sarah Achorn
Chat: Ashley Rainey
Discussion: How can we use primary sources to scaffold student learning?
Resources: Moose on the Loose: Social Studies for Granite State Kids
March 25: Danyel Sandz, Kathleen Murphy, Tracey Farrenkopf, and Robin Small on SEL and World Geography
EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR: SOCIAL STUDIES SCHOOL SERVICE
Host: Joe Onosko
Chat: Jason Reid
Discussion: How can we teach world geography courses to increase empathy in our students?
Resources: Provided by Presenters
April 1: Nick Capodice and Hannah McCarthy on Civics 101: Teaching with Podcasts
EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR: NH CIVICS INSTITUTE
Host: Elizabeth Debrulle
Chat: Sarah Achorn
Discussion: How to discuss controversial topics in the classroom?
Resources from: Citizens Count and New Hampshire Civics Institute
April 8: Susan Bryant presents People Count: Understanding Demography in the Year of the Census
Host: Patrick May
Chat: Nancy Gagnon
Resources: Citizens Count
April 15: Dr. Danielle McGuire presents on Bodily Integrity in the Civil Rights Movement
EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR: IZZIT
Host: Brandon Haas
Chat: John Kreuckeberg
Discussion: How can teachers be anti-racist?
Resources: New Hampshire Black Heritage Trail, Gilder Lehrman
April 22: What do New Hampshire teachers need?
Host: Curtis Roddy
Chat: Nancy Gagnon
Discussion: What do New Hampshire teachers need?
REGISTRATION is open!
To register for the series, you can choose to subscribe annually which will result in an annual charge for the conference and membership, or choose to make a one-time payment. Once you pay you will receive a confirmation that will direct you to register for the conference. Students and Retirees should use the coupon code STURET25.