Understanding the Standards for History and Social Sciences Practice Webinar

Emerging America
Offered by: 
Professional DevelopmentHistory and Social Studies


This webinar will explore the key ideas, purpose, and application of the Standards for History and Social Sciences Practice in the new 2018 Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework. Additionally, it will provide an overview of how the Practice Standards are designed for integration with the Content and Literacy standards. This webinar will specifically review methods for assisting curriculum specialists, school leaders, and teachers in unpacking the Practice Standards, and review tangible examples of the Practice Standards in history and social science instruction. ​


Curriculum DIrectors, School Leaders and Teachers; Grades K - 12 

Dates and Locations

This is webinar is fully online.

  • November 27, 2018, 5:00pm - 6:30pm (Register by November 22)

Cost and Registration

This webinar is sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and by Emerging America, Collaborative for Educational Services. It is free for participants. Please register online or download and mail the registration form, available on the right side of this page.


  • Kelley Brown is past head of the Social Studies Department at Easthampton High School. Since 2006, she has led high school teacher instruction in History for DYS and for Emerging America TAH. She was the 2010 Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year and the 2016 recipient of the Don Salvucci Award for Excellence in Promoting Civics Education from the Massachusetts Council for the Social Studies.

For more information, contact:
Events Coordinator
413.586.4900 x5981