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    programs.jpgThe California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP) belongs to a larger network of discipline-specific programs known as the California Subject Matter Projects, administered by the University of California, Office of the President. Headquartered in the Department of History at University of California, Davis, the CHSSP and its six sites are housed in UC and CSU departments of history and schools of education throughout the state. At each site, teachers and scholars work together to improve classroom instruction, student learning, and literacy.

    The CHSSP is dedicated to providing the highest quality history instruction, with a special focus on meeting the needs of English learners, native speakers with low literacy, and students from economically disadvantaged communities. We are dedicated to increasing the achievement of all students through a research-based approach which focuses on historical content and disciplinary understanding, critical thinking, and the development of student literacy, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the California Standards for History-Social Science.

    To learn more about us, visit the following links:

    Our Regional Sites

    Our Advisory Board

     


      Recent Blog Posts
      Dec 20, 2017
      Debating the purpose of public lands
      Debating the purpose of public lands     This blog post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue that examines the history of public land in the United States, including the ...
      Debating the purpose of public lands
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      Dec 08, 2017
      Teachers Helping Teachers
      In response to the terrible fires that devastated parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties this fall, the California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP) are hosting a one-day professional learning and resource ...
      Teachers Helping Teachers
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      Dec 08, 2017
      Teaching about Land Use
      This post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue, People and Predators . There are many great EEI lessons to get your students thinking more deeply about how and why we use land ...
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      Dec 05, 2017
      Seeking New Director for UCLA History-Geography Project
      The California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP), Center X , and the UCLA History Department are currently seeking applications for the position of Regional Site Director for the UCLA ...
      Seeking New Director for UCLA History-Geography Project
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