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The CSSE is a collaboration of organizations that supports educators with standards implementation, classroom resources and opportunities for professional development.

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Popular Resources

Teacher-created models of unpacked benchmarks and resource lists

Infographics of the inquiry process outlined in the standards

Links to Dakota and Ojibwe Resources

Video Resources

Video series to support implementation of the 2011 Social Studies Standards

Animated videos of the inquiry process for Gr. 4-6 students

Videos about careers in each discipline for K-12 students

Upcoming Events

October 1, 2016

Join us from 8:30 - 3:30 to learn about the Choices Program ...

Who Should Attend: History, civics, geography, government and other social...

October 11, 2016

Join our Education staff as we explore The Duluth Lynchings website, featuring primary sources...

October 14, 2016 to October 16, 2016

The Minnesota Humanities Center’s immersive Veterans’ Voices Workshop for Educators – held at Camp Ripley near Little...