Minnesota Center for Social Studies Education

We promote excellence in social studies education.

TheĀ CSSE is a collaboration of organizations that supports educators with standards implementation, classroom resourcesĀ 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 for students (in two languages)

Videos about careers in each discipline for K-12 students

Upcoming Events

October 5, 2017 to April 5, 2018

Culturally responsive education requires not only skills in connecting with students, but also broader curricular and cultural knowledge. Dr.

November 15, 2017 to November 17, 2017

We are excited about our 2017 Minnesota Indian Education Association Annual Conference, which will take place at Treasure Island Resort &...