Promoting the social studies through service to teachers

CCSS Summer Institutes

Please plan to attend one of the Connecticut State Department of Education/Connecticut Council for the Social Studies upcoming summer institutes. The first one will be held June 26-29 at Goodwin Tech The second one will be held August 7-10 at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield Sessions at each workshop will be held on inquiry instruction, […]

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Attend the Right Question Institute’s International Conference!

The Right Question Institute’s International Conference on Best Practices in the Question Formulation Technique is taking place in downtown Boston, July 23-25, 2017. Kindergarten through university educators will be learning and working together to explore the many robust applications of the Question Formulation Technique that lead to greater student curiosity, engagement, deeper learning and, at the same time, […]

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Teaching Resources from the U.S. Institute of Peace

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 […]

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Educator Celebration at the Fairfield Museum

The Fairfield Museum is presenting an Educator Celebration on Wednesday, May 10 from 5pm – 6:30pm. This event is to celebrate the great work and dedication teachers and educators across Connecticut. The wine and cheese reception will feature a sneak preview of new exhibitions that are opening early summer on the Museum Commons. In addition, […]

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