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​​Alabama students find themselves living and learning in a world that is experiencing rapid changes, including a seemingly limitless abundance of knowledge unlike any humankind has ever encountered. In order to be successful citizens in today’s world, students need to be knowledgeable about the economic, geographic, historical, and political perspectives of the work and its people. Contact us

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
2/26/201712/31/3000https://www.flickr.com/photos/80654892@N07/sets/72157678025148912https://www.flickr.com/photos/80654892@N07/sets/72157678025148912The ALSDE is celebrating Black History Month! Click learn more!
  
8/26/201612/31/3000http://alsocialstudiesonline.comThis years conference will focus on "Civic Learning and Cultural Inquiry in a Changing World" Click Learn More!
  
5/26/20168/1/2016https://www.frbatlanta.org/education/workshops.aspxBirmingham Educational Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  
5/26/20167/29/2016http://www.apluscollegeready.org/nmsi-teacher-training-registrationSocial Studies Teacher Training for Career and College Readiness and Civic Participation
  
1/15/20166/28/2016http://www.streetlaw.org/en/events/CalendarEvent/151/2016_Supreme_Court_Summer_Institute_for_Teachers#Tab=OverviewThe Institute is open to secondary level social studies teachers and supervisors, who will spend six stimulating days on Capitol Hill and inside the Supreme Court learn
  
11/19/20156/17/2016Alabama College and Career Ready 2020 and STEM ConnectionsVirtual Economics 4.5 and Stock Market Game: Math Behind the Market
  
9/2/20159/8/2015http://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/98318600-2348-499a-8727-5376258e761e/labor-day-all-about-the-holidays/Learn the history of Labor Day in this quick video.
  
10/22/20148/11/2015Home of America's First Veterans DayThe National Veterans Day web site contains links to third-party, non-commercial, web sites that may be of interest to veterans and visitors.
  
4/22/20159/15/2015Resources for TeachersProfessional Development Opportunities
  
3/18/20154/1/2015http://www.mountvernon.org/educational-resources/for-teachers/teaching-institutes-professional-development/summer-residential-program/Summer Residential Program
  
3/11/20154/14/2015http://bhamholocausteducation.org/Alabama Holocaust Commission Days of Remembrance
  
10/15/20143/19/2015NCHE Annual Conference, St. Augustine, FL. Flagler College, March 19-21, 2015National Council for History Education
  
10/15/201411/21/2014The world's largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference94th NCSS Annual Conference, November 21-23, 2014
  
10/15/201411/7/2014Workshop curriculum is perfect to prepare students to compete in the National Economics ChallengeVirtual Economics 4.0 and Teaching High School Economics
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
5/29/201412/31/3000http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/photos/ALSDE%20Photos/23436446_BG1.jpg?RenditionID=6Four Spirits Kelly Ingram ParkFour Spirits
5/29/201412/31/3000http://assets.alsde.edu/sites/photos/ALSDE%20Photos/BCRI%20Dome.jpg?RenditionID=6Birmingham Civil Rights InstituteBirmingham Civil Rights Institute
  
  
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