The U.S. Institute of Peace works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict around the world by engaging directly in conflict zones and by providing analysis, education, and resources to those working for peace. Created by Congress in 1984 as an independent, nonpartisan, federally funded organization, USIP’s staff work at the Institute’s DC headquarters and […]Continue reading
Present at NERC 48 in 2018!
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CCSS 2017 Awardees
Excellence in Social Studies Education, K-8 – Alana Crosby, Torrington Middle School
Excellence in Social Studies Education, 9-12 – Monica Blackman-Smith, James Hillhouse High School
Bruce Fraser Award – Elizabeth Normen, CT Explored
Service Award Excellence K-8 – Connecticut’s Old State House: Sally Whipple, Brian Cofrancesco and Rebecca Tabor-Conover
Louis Addazio Award– David Bosso, Berlin High School
Scenes from our recent workshop, “Inquiry: From Theory to Consistent Practice,” held Friday, March 17th at CCSU
Joined by special guest, Dr. John Lee, co-author of the C3 social studies frameworks, 140 participants discussed concrete ways to integrate inquiry into lessons and units of instruction.