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The Nature of the Past

created May 09, 2017 02:06 PM
by Shelley Brooks Recently, a group of social scientists released their report on the relationship between Americans and nature. Their survey of nearly 12,000 adults, children, and parents ...

Integrating Environmental Literacy into History-Social Science

created Feb 19, 2017 01:50 PM
by Shelley Brooks Nearly every day we hear news that pertains to the environment, whether it’s a local, state, national, or global issue. Of course, this news is not isolated to a single moment ...

Teaching the Inauguration

created Jan 18, 2017 09:51 AM
With the presidential inauguration taking place in two days, you may want to use this classroom activity that features excerpts from inaugural addresses by California governors. The activity ...

Teaching after Election Day

created Nov 10, 2016 02:58 PM
By Nancy McTygue, on behalf of the CHSSP Family Teachers have a big job this week, following the election of Donald Trump.  Across our state, and indeed, across the country, thousands of ...

Direct Democracy in Action

created May 25, 2016 11:33 AM
Note:  The following article is excerpted from the May 2016 edition of  Teach the Election , "Initiatives, Recalls, and Referendums."  For the full issue (and all other issues),  subscribe to the ...

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