Content standards encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level. The curriculum framework provides guidelines for implementing the content standards.
The MCOE History-Social Science Newsletters provide bi-annual updates of events, resources, and professional learning opportunities. Also refer to the MCOE Civic Education site for civic learning opportunities and resources.
The National Council for the Social Studies' C3 Framework of four dimensions of the inquiry arc.
The CA CCSS for ELA/Literacy help build creativity and innovation, critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, and communication.
The California History/Social Science project is dedicated to providing the highest quality history instruction, with a special focus on English learners, native speakers with low literacy, and economically disadvantaged students.
Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) has expanded beyond U.S. to World history, ventured into the area of formative assessment, and begun to explore how a document-based curriculum can be taught to middle-school students.
Includes additions to the Ed. Code sections dealing with the course of study, classroom instruction, and instructional materials. Specifically, Ed. Code section 51204.5
The California Council for the Social Studies is non-profit, professional organization committed to strengthening the teaching and learning of history/social sciences through standards-based professional development, resource sharing, and public awareness.