The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) is now accepting proposals for the 2015 conference in New Orleans on Nov. 13-15. The overall conference theme is “Celebrate Social Responsibility” and the subthemes are:
We encourage teachers and teacher educators in the Zinn Education Project network to apply to present a workshop or poster at NCSS on teaching people’s history, outside the textbook. The most effective sessions give participants a chance to experience the lesson. The workshop can be a lesson you have used (or adapted) from the Zinn Education Project website. Let us know if you plan to present and/or would like feedback on your proposal. Email email@example.com.
Here are a few of the workshops presented in past years by Zinn Education Project allies:
The Zinn Education Project has a booth each year at NCSS where we have rich conversations with people’s history teachers from all over the country.
Learn more about submitting a proposal at the NCSS website. The deadline is March 1, 2015.