Professional Learning, Instructional Resources
2016 Summer Programs: In-depth institutes for teachers hosted by our regional sites on a variety of topics, including local, California, US, and world history, teaching history-social science in elementary school, ethnic studies, the Common Core and ELD Standards, and the use of technology in history-social science classrooms. Click here to learn more. Click here for a one-page printable flyer.
Teach the Election offers classroom-ready original content, carefully selected primary sources, and teaching suggestions to support student learning about the 2016 presidential election.
The History Blueprint aims to revolutionize history instruction. It combines curriculum, assessment tools, student literacy support, and teacher professional development, aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Teaching the Common Core is a series of webinars for teachers and administrators seeking to align their instruction with the Common Core State Standards. In addition, each of the CHSSP's regional sites offers Common Core programs for local schools and districts.
Teaching with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress includes both introductory and advanced programs designed to promote the use of inquiry-based lessons using primary sources, aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
Teaching Democracy provides Standards-aligned and research-based curriculum and resources designed to promote an engaged citizenry. Developed in partnership with Cal Humanities in 2012, the series is archived here.