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Common Core Workshops

Teachers who attend these workshops will learn how to implement the Common Core State Standards in the history classroom. Each session will be organized around a unit question and offer teachers a content presentation from a historian, primary and secondary sources, reading and writing strategies, online resources for student exploration, and time to collaborate with colleagues.

For 6th Grade:
Ancient Mesopotamia - October 7
Ancient India - December 2
Mediterranean World - March 4

For 8th Grade:
American Revolution - September 17
American West - February 4
Reconstruction - March 19

For 10th Grade:
French Revolution - September 30
Russian Revolution - November 18
The end of the Cold War/1989 - January 13

All workshops will be at UCI from 8:45-3:00 each day. Teachers will receive parking, breakfast, and materials, as well as the opportunity to receive UCI Extension Credit. The cost is $125 for each workshop or $300 for all three in the series.

Click here for our registration form. If you have questions, contact Nicole Gilbertson at gilbertn@uci.edu or 949-824-2057.

War Comes Home

This program examines the veteran experience in a Common Core-aligned curricula. Participants receive curriculum, webinars, a teaching symposium, and a stipend. For more information, visit the website here or visit one of our open houses.

UC Irvine, August 27, 2014 (RSVP at gilbertn@uci.edu)
San Diego County Office of Education, August 28, 2014 (RSVP at gilbertn@uci.edu)