Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education

We promote excellence in social studies education.

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


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 for students (in two languages)

Videos about careers in each discipline for K-12 students