Civics & Social Studies
The Rhode Island Grade Span Expectations (GSEs) for Social Studies have been developed as a means to identify the content knowledge and skills expected of all students (grades K-high school).
|General George Washington visits with students at Nathanael Greene Elementary School
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16th Annual Promising Practices Conference: Civic and Community Engagement
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Rhode Island College Campus
Sponsored by Rhode Island College, Rhode Island Campus Compact, and Rhode Island Department of Education
Registration Now Open
Promising Practices will bring together k-12 and higher education teachers, students, policymakers, community leaders, and activists to explore the many ways that educational institutions collaborate with their communities to promote positive change.
The conference will feature over 30 presentations and workshops delivered by faculty, students, teachers, and representatives of community organizations on projects and teaching pedagogies that strengthen community and promote peace, environmental justice, community health, educational access, citizenship and community development.
For a flyer with more information, click here.