Do Not Replace Oregon Social Sciences Standards

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Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #114

February 1, 2013

  1. Common Core State Standards for History/Social Studies, Sciences, and Technical Subjects Do Not Replace Oregon Social Sciences Standards

  2. Nominations for Oregon’s History Teacher of the Year Due TODAY

  3. Champoeg History Cache” Programs

  4. Oregon Journal of the Social Studies Inaugural Issue

  5. The Historical Outreach Foundation Presents “Oregon’s role in WWII” and “Oregon in the Civil War”

  6. Oregon’s 41st Infantry Division During WWII

  7. The Oregon Holocaust Resource Center “Teaching the Holocaust” Workshop

  8. Reading is an Investment Student Entries Due April 5th (K-5 Literacy and Financial Education Program

  9. From Your Valentine” Exhibit At Burrows House Museum in Newport

  10. Echoes and Reflections Holocaust Workshop at St. Helens High School

  11. Snapshots of Historical Archaeology in Oregon at MNCH, Eugene

  12. Classroom Law Project Programs and Resources

  13. Oregon History Bee and Bowl/National History Bee and Bowl

  14. Project Archaeology Now Taking Applications for 2013 Project Archaeology Leadership Academy

  15. World War II Museum’s 2013 Student Essay Contest

  16. Understanding Leadership: China in the 20th Century” National History Day Summer Institute for History Teachers

  17. Chronicling America Web Site from NEH and Library of Congress

  18. Discover’s Pathway to Financial Success Grant

  19. The USS Constitution and the War of 1812” NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops for Teachers

  20. Spring Fellowship in Korean Studies Application Invitation

  21. ODE Resources (in every issue)

1. Common Core State Standards for History/Social Studies, Sciences, and Technical Subjects Do Not Replace Oregon Social Sciences Standards

As Oregon schools and districts have worked to familiarize themselves with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) over the past year, they have come to understand the important role that the Literacy Standards for History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects play in preparing students to be college and career ready.

In the CCSS, literacy is a shared responsibility within the school. Teachers in all subject areas use their content area expertise to help students meet the particular challenges of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language in their respective fields. It is important to note that the CCSS literacy standards are not meant to replace content standards in those areas. When it comes to instruction, the content of Oregon’s adopted Social Science and Science standards should be the focus of “what” is taught. During the course of this instruction, the literacy standards would be addressed by having students engage in reading, writing, and speaking activities specific to the particular content area that allow them to demonstrate the skills described in the CCSS.
2. Nominations for Oregon’s History Teacher of the Year Due TODAY

Nominate an Elementary Teacher to Win the $10,000 National History Teacher of the Year Award

Nomination Deadline: February 1

Do you know an outstanding K-6 teacher who inspires students to learn about our nation's history? Nominate them today for the National History Teacher of the Year award. Elementary (K-6) teachers must be nominated by February 1 to be eligible for the 2013 award. Any full-time educator who teaches American history (including state and local history) is eligible. American history may be taught as an individual subject or through social studies, reading, language arts, and other subjects.

National winner receives a $10,000 prize presented at an award ceremony. Past award presenters include Caroline Kennedy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and First Lady Laura Bush.

State winners each receive a $1,000 prize and an archive of classroom resources.

The National History Teacher of the Year Award recognizes the country's best K-12 American history teachers. The award is sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY® and Preserve America. State winners are selected from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, Department of Defense schools, and U.S. Territories. From these finalists, one honoree is recognized as the National History Teacher of the Year. Nominations are open year round for grades K-12. Middle and high school teachers (7-12) will be honored in 2014. For questions, please contact the National History Teacher of the Year coordinator at or 646-366-9666, x28.Nomination Deadline: February 1
3. “Champoeg History Cache” Programs

In partnership with the Friends of Historic Champoeg, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is proud to present "Champoeg History Cache," a series of interpretive talks and demonstrations on the lives of the native peoples, settlers, and traders on the Willamette River. The programs will be offered February 23, and March 16 from noon to 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Champoeg State Heritage Area visitor center.

Each presentation will last for 40 minutes with a 20-minute break in between; visitors can attend one or all of the presentations. Admission is free with payment of the $5 day-use parking fee or an annual State Parks pass.

Champoeg State Heritage Area also features hiking and biking trails, disc golf, a historic farmstead and garden, and a store dating back to the 1860s. The Heritage Area is located off OR-219 seven miles east of Newberg, 27 miles south of Portland. For directions and additional information, visit or call (503) 678-1251. For more information about the Friends of Historic Champoeg, visit

4. Oregon Journal of the Social Studies Inaugural Issue

The Oregon Council for the Social Studies is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of the Oregon Journal of the Social Studies, a peer reviewed electronic journal. The initial issue includes articles and lesson plans focusing on social studies best practices for 21st century learning. The journal is located on the Oregon Council for the Social Studies’ website or can be accessed at

5. The Historical Outreach Foundation Presents “Lewis and Clark,” “Oregon’s Role in WWII,” and “Oregon in the Civil War”

The Historical Outreach Foundation has three presentations that can be scheduled at your school: Lewis and Clark, Oregon's Role in WWII and Oregon in the Civil War. All three presentations bring a trunk of touchable replica or actual items from those eras of American and Oregon history.

The Lewis and Clark and Oregon's Role in WWII have interactive PowerPoint presentations using the items from the trunk to tell those stories and asking questions from the students. These two presentations also include a map for every student to reinforce the information given in the presentation.

The “Oregon in the Civil War” partners with the NW Civil War Council to bring a living history presenter to the classroom to talk about what significance Oregon had during the Civil War and what the typical Civil War Soldier did during the war. What did he eat? What did he wear? What did he shoot? What were the tactics? These presentations are available to travel anywhere in Oregon and Washington.

The Historical Outreach Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit so only asks for donations for these presentations and is actively looking for a sponsor so that all schools can have these presentations for free. For more information and to schedule a presentation go to or email or call 503-705-5965.
6. Oregon’s 41st Infantry Division during WWII

A new documentary about Oregon's (and Washington, Idaho and Montana) National Guard unit the 41st Infantry Division called "Jungleers in Battle, the 41st Infantry Division of WWII" is now available at The Jungleers were considered to be the best American Infantry Division in the United States prior to WWII due them winning a competition. Because of that they were activated on September 16, 1940 over a year before the attack at Pearl Harbor. They trained at Fort Lewis and at Hunter Liggett in California. Their first wartime duty was coastline defense along the Oregon and Washington coastline after the attack at Pearl Harbor. They were then loaded on ships and sent to Australia the first American Infantry Division to arrive on Australian soil where the Japanese were already attacking at Darwin. They fought through New Guinea, The Philippines and onto occupation duty in the Hiroshima district of Japan. This documentary tells the story of why the Japanese attacked the United States. It tells the veterans’ reactions to the dropping of the atomic bomb and their interactions with the Japanese during occupation duty. Twenty one veterans from all parts of Oregon and Washington are interviewed in this documentary telling their stories.

7. The Oregon Holocaust Resource Center “Teaching the Holocaust” Workshop

Saturday, March 9, 2013; West Salem High School; 8am-4pm

In partnership with Willamette University and the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center, Salem-Keizer Public Schools is holding a workshop designed for current and pre-service teachers who are planning on incorporating the Holocaust into their curriculum. The workshop will cover the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s (USHMM) guidelines, historical context, model lessons, contemporary genocide and human rights crises, and how to incorporate the Holocaust into a literature-based class. For more information and to register: Please go to

Non-refundable registration fee for ALL Participants: $30 (does not include fee for graduate credit). Must be paid in advance by check— Make payable to Salem-Keizer School District ; write “Holocaust Education Workshop” on the note line. Checks must be sent to:

Office of Professional Development

Attn: Sheryle White

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

2450 Lancaster Dr. NE

Salem, Oregon 97305

Lunch will be provided.

Graduate-Level Credit will be offered by Willamette University. Fee: $65 to be paid by check at the event. Contact: Andrea Lockard; Phone: 503-399-3233; E-mail:
8. Reading is an Investment Student Entries Due April 5th (K-5 Literacy and Financial Education Program

Reading is an Investment, sponsored by the State Treasurer and the Oregon College Savings Plan, promotes literacy and financial education among K-5 students. As part of the program, all public elementary school libraries received two free books: Three Cups and Spending Success. Teachers are encouraged to read aloud to students from the donated books and other titles and to integrate financial lessons. Students are encouraged to read books related to financial literacy, track their time on the English or Spanish reading log, and submit up to ten entries for a chance to win a $500 college savings plan scholarship. Entries must be received by April 5, 2013. Questions? Email or call 503.378.4329 the office of the State Treasurer.

9. “From Your Valentine” Exhibit At Burrows House Museum in Newport

“From Your Valentine,” cards, photos, and objects of affection from the collection of the Lincoln County Historical Society, is on display now through February at the Burrows House Museum, 545 SW Ninth St. in Newport. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.

“Exceptionally beautiful cards, as well as some humorous ones, decorative boxes, and photos of couples from the early years in Lincoln County make this a charming and nostalgic display,” Steve Wyatt, executive director of the Historical Society, noted.

One of the photos features Mac Hofer and Sabine Dent, who met in Newport in 1903 when both families vacationed at Yaquina Bay. The story of their summers here is told by Mac’s sister, Florence Hofer Bynon, in a small publication of the Historical Society, “When Time Seemed to Pause.” “My brother married the lovely Sabine after a five-year courtship,” Bynon wrote.

The cards and objects feature the symbols associated with Valentine’s Day including hearts, Cupid, flowers, and birds. The earliest card is from 1908. Americans and Britons probably began exchanging hand-made valentines in the early 1700s. In the 1840s Esther A. Howland began to sell the first mass-produced valentines in America, hiring women to work in her home writing verses and assembling the decorative layers. “Penny dreadfuls,” comic and insulting cards, circulated in the mid-1800s and early 1900s. One verse reads:
Tis all in vain your simpering looks,

You never can incline,

With all your bustles, stays, and curls,

To find a valentine

The display also offers historical information about the history of St. Valentine’s Day. The celebration has roots in the Roman Lupercalia, a pagan festival held on Feb. 15. Over the years the celebration was transformed into a Christianized version honoring an early Saint, though history is not conclusive about the person eventually known as St. Valentine. A poem from Charles, Duke of Orleans, written to his wife while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1415, is the oldest known valentine still in existence, preserved in the British Library in London. Several years later King Henry V reportedly hired a writer named John Lydgate to compose a Valentine note to Catherine of Valois. Gradually, Valentine’s Day evolved into a purely romantic cultural celebration.

About one billion valentine cards are purchased each year, 85 percent of them by women, according to the Greeting Card Association.

The Lincoln County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the history of Lincoln County. It operates the Burrows House and Log Cabin museums located at 545 SW Ninth Street in Newport. The museums are free and open to the public. The Burrows House Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the Log Cabin Museum is open Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10. “Echoes and Reflections Holocaust Workshop at St. Helens High School

St. Helens High School – 2375 Gable Rd., St. Helens, OR 97051; February 13, 2013; 2pm-6pm; Free admission.

This workshop combines the pedagogical experience and resources of three world-renowned organizations: Anti-Defamation League, USC Shoah Foundation Institute, and Yad Vashem

Each workshop participant will receive a complimentary copy of “Echoes and Reflections — A Multimedia Curriculum on the Holocaust”. Ten multi-part lessons are provided with a companion DVD of over two hours of visual history testimony from 51 survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust. Each lesson is supported with numerous primary source documents as well as poems, literature excerpts, diary entries, artwork, and maps. Includes materials that support differentiated instruction and promotes contemporary connections to cultural diversity, intolerance, and genocide. Appropriate for English, Social Studies or Art teachers who are teaching The Diary of Anne Frank, Night, WWII, and contemporary genocide issues. Register here

Funds supporting the OHRC’s teacher training programs were provided in honor of Holocaust survivor SIME KAMINSKY MESHUL, and the memory of her family who perished at Auschwitz-Birkenau: mother, Bobel; father, Kopel; brothers: Shloime, Meishe, Yudel; and sister, Roseh.
11. “Snapshots of Historical Archaeology in Oregon at MNCH, Eugene

A new exhibit at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History (NMCH), 1680 E.15th Ave., Eugene, explores five sites recently excavated by museum archaeologists. “Site Seeing: Snapshots of Historical Archaeology in Oregon” examines each site to reveal a deeper understanding of the people who lived before us and enhances understanding of Oregon's collective heritage. The exhibit runs through Dec. 31.

The exhibit features the experiences of Chinese immigrants at Jacksonville and Kam Wah Chung; a Klamath homestead at Beatty Curve; forgotten pioneers at Stevens Cemetery; and a private view of Portland from a Portland privy.

For further information, visit the NMCH website or call (541)346-3024.

12. Classroom Law Project Programs and Resources

Project Citizen Workshops:

Who: Teachers grades 5-12 (all subject areas)

High School Teachers: Project Citizen provides a great template for Senior Project-type activities!

Teacher teams – any combination of social studies, language arts, math, and science – are urged to attend.

What: Project Citizen is an interdisciplinary curriculum for upper elementary, middle and high school students, designed to teach responsible participation in local and state government. Students work cooperatively to identify a public policy problem in their community, evaluate possible solutions, and develop an action plan for local government leaders to use in addressing the problem. The work culminates with a class portfolio and mock public hearing.

When & Where:

--Eastern Oregon University, LaGrande, Saturday, Feb. 9, 9:00am-4:00pm

--Your district or building! We will work with you to find a date and location.

Why: Project Citizen’s interdisciplinary, service learning approach allows for integration of many subject areas and engages students with real community problems. Students learn about local government while honing reading, research, writing, speaking, and critical analysis skills.


  • Teacher stipend (may be location and level dependent)-Travel Stipend: $50 if traveling at least 150 miles roundtrip

  • Professional Development Units (6 hours)

  • Continental breakfast and lunch provided

  • 0.5 Continuing Education Credit from Lewis & Clark College (optional)

  • Opportunity to participate in the Oregon Project Citizen Showcase at the

  • State Capitol in May 2013 (travel support available)

Cost: $25 non-refundable reservation fee

For more information and to register online, visit

Educators needed to judge the 27th Annual Oregon High School Mock Trial Competition (no experience necessary)!

Join Classroom Law Project at a courthouse near you (Albany, Bend, Hillsboro, Medford, Oregon City, Portland, and Vale) on Saturday, Mar. 2 (regionals) or at the Hatfield Federal Courthouse in downtown Portland on Mar. 15-16 (state finals), to see students make their case with passion and poise. Each year, more than 70 high school teams, totaling some 1,200 students, compete in mock trials at the regional, state and national levels.

This unforgettable experience for students depends on the participation of hundreds of educators, attorneys, and other community representatives who serve as judges at the competition. If you are interested in being a part of this event, please learn more and sign up online at

SAVE THE DATE! LAW DAY: May 13, 2013, Portland State University

Mark your calendar and join Classroom Law Project on Monday, May 13, at Portland State University for the 33rd annual Law Day Conference for High School Students. This one-day conference at Portland State University features 18 different workshops on legal issues concerning youth including student rights, immigration, consumer protection, CSI, and careers in the law. New workshops this year include affirmative action, voting rights, hate speech, and gun control. Each year, more than 500 students from Oregon and SW Washington participate and learn from scholars, activists and other experts. Registration will open in April.


Summer Institute for Teachers

Who: Upper Elementary, Middle and High School Teachers

Where: Bend, Oregon

When: July 8-11, 2013

What: Oregon Constitution and Famous Cases

This year’s institute will be focused on bringing science and social studies together by examining cases and bills that look at environmental issues in Oregon. This year's Institute is all about offering the best strategies to engage students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions they need to be active citizens.

The registration fee of $300 includes lodging, meals, and materials. Discounted registration is available for two or more teachers from the same school. Participants will also receive Professional Development Units and may earn 3.0 continuing education credits from Lewis & Clark College (approximate cost $300). For more information, visit
13. Oregon History Bee and Bowl/National History Bee and Bowl

The Oregon History Bee (for individual students) and the Oregon History Bowl (for teams of 3-6 students) will both be contested at Rainier Jr./Sr. High School in Rainier on Saturday, March 2. All middle and high schools throughout Oregon are welcome and encouraged to attend and compete in an exciting buzzer-based (like a game show) tournament that covers all aspects and eras of history. Additionally, during the lunch break, students can also compete in the United States Geography Challenge, a quiz testing knowledge of geography.

Students and teams who finish in the top half of the History Bee, History Bowl, and the Geography Challenge are then welcome to attend the National Championships of all three competitions in Washington, D.C. later this spring.

For more information (including sample tournament quiz questions and information on costs) please see,, or you can email with any questions.

14. Project Archaeology Now Taking Applications for 2013 Project Archaeology Leadership Academy

Project Archaeology is now taking applications for its 2013 Project Archaeology Leadership Academy. This is an opportunity to learn about the curriculum that lets teachers bring archaeology into the classroom. Social Studies and Science teachers are encouraged to apply for this opportunity which will teach them Project Archaeology’s inquiry-based curriculum, Investigating Shelter. The curriculum guides students through a complete archaeological investigation of a shelter which incorporates history, science, math, and the arts while emphasizing the importance of cultural heritage and how to protect it.

The Academy is in Montana State University, in Bozeman, MT, June 24-28, 2013.
Academy participants, upon completion of the program, will be certified to teach all Project Archaeology curricula to their peers through workshops, institutes, and job-embedded mentoring. The program is free of charge to participants except for the cost of two required curriculum guides at $37. Two university credits or 30 renewal units (MT) are available to interested participants. To learn more about Project Archaeology, or to apply – due by April 15, 2013 – please
15. World War II Museum’s 2013 Student Essay Contest

In order to fight — and ultimately win — WWII, the United States allied itself with countries it had political, economic and strategic disagreements with — both small and large. On the Home Front disagreements existed between politicians of different parties, between workers and factory owners, and between racial groups. Most times (but not always) people were able to put aside these differences for the greater good. Differences of opinion still exist today in the United States — in both the country as a whole, in cities, schools and within families. This year students are asked to examine these differences along with our common goals to answer the question, "How can people who disagree still work together for victory?"

High school students have the chance to win as much as $1,000. Middle school students can win $250. Winning essays will be posted on the Museum’s website.

Get more information, rules and contest deadlines.

16. “Understanding Leadership: China in the 20th Century” National History Day Summer Institute for History Teachers

July 20 - August 1, 2013

National History Day announces an exciting and unique summer institute for middle and high school history teachers. Twenty middle school/high school teachers will be selected to participate in a two-week program in China. Teachers will be immersed in lectures presented by leading historians, participate in scholarly discussions with historians, meet with Chinese history teachers and walk in the footsteps of history in Shanghai, Nanjing, Changsha, Xi'an and Beijing.

Application Process

The teachers will be selected by the National History Day committee based on the following criteria:

  • Teacher’s resume including full name, work title and institution; the applicant's home and work addresses and phone numbers (home and cell); and a work and home e-mail address.

  • An essay explaining the applicants’ interest in the institute, stating the applicants’ philosophy of teaching, including how students are engaged in historical research in the classroom now and confirming the applicants’ willingness to make the two required presentations and other school based assignments. The presentations can be school-based, state or national.

  • A letter of support from the applicant's supervisor that attests to employment status in 2013-2014 and agrees to the applicant's making two presentations at workshops or conferences.


The institute covers room and board (double occupancy) during the institute, field trips, flights, books and materials.

Participants will:

  • Pay for the transportation costs to and from China.

  • Pay costs incurred for travel, e.g. passports, travel insurance...

Please Note

In preparation for the trip and while on site, participants commit to taking part in serious academic study, completing preparatory readings, actively and respectfully taking part in academic discussions and maintaining an open mind as we encounter controversial topics throughout the study program.

  • The history under examination is often controversial, requiring some sensitivity while discussing certain issues;

  • Participants commit to following the lead of the organizers in determining the appropriate place and time to discuss certain issues;

  • At times, accommodations and food along the trip will be quite different than most Americans expect while traveling;

  • Overall, an open mind, willingness to take on intellectually challenging material, flexibility and commitment to active, positive engagement in a group setting are the attributes that are sought in interested applicants.

Because of the physicality of the institute all participants must be able to stand for 45 minutes and walk for at least two miles. In addition, the complexity of the institute’s logistics does not allow for families to accompany the selected participants.

Deadline for Applications:

Complete applications for the 2013 National History Day Summer Institute must be received no later than February 15, 2013.

Application Submission Instructions:

Download the application from the link below to your computer, fill out the information, save it and attach the application with all other required criteria to Cathy Gorn,

Applicants selected for the 2013 institute will be notified by e-mail no later than March 6, 2013. Questions concerning the 2013 National History Day Summer Institute may be directed to Cathy Gorn, or Mark Johnson,
17. Chronicling America Web Site from NEH and Library of Congress

Are you looking for primary source documents that your students can explore online? Here is an opportunity for students and teachers to look at over 5 million pages of historic newspapers without leaving the classroom.

Chronicling America is a digital library of historic American newspapers now available through The National Endowment for the Humanities and The Library of Congress.

The Chronicling America web site,, provides free access to over 5 million pages of select digitized historic newspapers published between 1836 and 1922. It is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a long-term partnership between NEH and the Library of Congress to digitize representative historic newspapers from all 50 states and U.S. territories. Chronicling America currently has digitized newspapers from 28 states and the District of Columbia, with new content added regularly, including newspapers published in foreign languages starting with Spanish and French.

Primary sources are not limited to newspaper articles, but also include advertisements, images, literary prose, and other content that appears in historic newspapers. In addition to providing basic factual details about an event or topic, historic newspapers can shed light on local perspectives about a major historical event, insight into social or cultural practices, traditions, political opinions, economic circumstances, and a wealth of other historical information.

To encourage use of these rich resources, the National Endowment for the Humanities is sponsoring a new special prize at the 2013 national contest. Learn about the criteria here:

For more information on NEH please visit: Also be sure to check out NEH's digital outreach for K-12 educators:
18. Discover’s Pathway to Financial Success Grant

Obtain the funding your school needs to incorporate financial education into the curriculum. Discover is investing up to $10 million in financial education and your school can apply for a grant toward a financial education curriculum.

Any public high school in the United States applying for the Pathway to Financial Success Grant must meet the following criteria:

  • The school has implemented or is looking to implement a financial education curriculum;

  • A measurement tool is or will be in place to assess participation in and comprehension of the financial education curriculum; and

  • The school agrees to share overall results of the measurement tool's pre and post-curriculum testing with Discover upon the program's completion, to assess what worked and what didn't.

Applications not meeting the criteria above will not be accepted. Special consideration is given to first time applicants and schools that have a stand-alone curriculum. Previous grant recipients must submit pre and post-testing results to be considered for subsequent grant.

Please consult with all appropriate school departments prior to submitting your grant application and budget. Discover is unable to make adjustments to fulfilled grant awards.

The application review process may take up to 60 days. If you have not received a response in your Pathway account, after 60 days, please contact

Please note, Pathway does not provide curriculum or testing assessments. Please work with your curriculum provider for these materials. If you are using the Council for Economic Education curriculum please contact Rosanna Castillo for measurement tools and specific curriculum materials.

19. “The USS Constitution and the War of 1812” NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops for Teachers

July 22-26 or August 5-9, 2013; Application Deadline: March 4, 2013.

The USS Constitution Museum invites you to take part in a week long workshop to explore the USS Constitution and the War of 1812. The war will be presented in a wide range of venues. Educators selected for the workshop will hear from guest lecturers, visit historic sites in Boston and have the chance to explore the War’s greatest artifact, USS Constitution. The USS Constitution Museum will serve as the headquarters and home base of the seminar, providing educators the chance to experience the museum’s award winning, hands-on, minds-on exhibits and the opportunity to create an interactive teaching activity that can be used to share their newly acquired knowledge.

Information on how to apply for the workshop as well as a detailed workshop itinerary can be found on the USS Constitution Museum website,

20. Spring Fellowship in Korean Studies Application Invitation

The Korea Society invites applications from American educators to participate in the ninth annual Spring Fellowship in Korean Studies program, to be held in Korea from March 27–April 7, 2013. The program includes lectures and discussions on topics of current interest, guided tours, and opportunities for on-site study in locales of historic and contemporary relevance in Korea. It is made possible by financial support from the Freeman Foundation and the Academy of Korean Studies.

Applicants are requested to submit one copy of the application packet, including the application form and supporting documentation, by February 8, 2013 (postmarked) to:

Yong Jin Choi, Vice President


The Korea Society

Eighth Floor

950 Third Avenue

New York, NY 10022

Click here to download the application form.


  1. Applications are welcomed from anyone who qualifies under one or more of the following criteria: administrators of instructional resources in a state department of education

  2. K-12 educators who have enrolled in two or more of the in-service educational programs offered by The Korea Society

  3. alumni/ae of The Korea Society’s Summer Fellowship in Korean Studies program, provided they have not visited Korea under the auspices of an organized study tour for at least the last three years.

  4. Preference will be given to applicants whose statement of purpose best matches the eligibility criteria for the category in which they are applying. (For details, please refer to the application form.)

For more information, please contact Luz Lanzot or 212-759-7525 ext. 309.
21. ODE Resources (in every issue)

Past editions of Social Sciences Teacher Update:

Social Sciences Announcements:

Social Sciences Performance Standards:

Current Social Sciences Standards (adopted August 15, 2011):

Oregon Social Sciences Standards Crosswalk:

Common Core State Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects:

Oregon Social Sciences Standards Review:


Review and Revision of the Oregon Social Sciences Standards information:

Social Science Analysis Scoring Guide:

State Adopted Instructional Materials for Social Sciences:

To see the list of adopted materials 2012-2018, go to

For publisher representative information 2012-2018, go to

For a list of materials viewing sites, go to

ODE Social Sciences web pages:

Social Science “landing” page:



Resources for Educational Achievement and Leadership (REAL):

Oregon Diploma:

Civics and Financial Literacy Task Force:

ELL Resources:

Contact the State Specialist:

Andrea Morgan, Curriculum,, 503.947.5772
****Disclaimer--The materials contained in the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update produced by Oregon Department of Education are drawn from both internal and external sources and inclusion of external materials does not necessarily indicate Oregon Department of Education endorsement.****

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