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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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Inquiry in the Upper Midwest: Attend a regional workshop - stipends provided!

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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

January 27, 2017 to January 28, 2017

Minnesota teachers of grades 6-12 are invited to apply for an in-depth learning experience about the complexities of World War I.