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The Point and Leo West

Leo West, age 96, wrote– Due to recent upgrades in program software and a few vision problems, composing an issue of THE POINT has become difficult. In the past it was possible to collect a variety of pertinent articles from various sources such as NCSS, ASCD, Education Week, and various websites, newspapers and offer links […]

September Issue of The Point

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August 2022 Issue of The Point

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July 2022 Issue of The Point

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June 2022 Issue of The Point

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The American Mind: Frederick Douglass

Our friends at the Freedoms Foundation have a great event coming up on June 4th. The American Mind: Frederick Douglass Dr. Jonathan White – Christopher Newport University June 4th , 2022 About this seminar: One of the most influential African Americans in the nineteenth century, Douglass advocated for a number of causes, including the abolition […]

May 2022 Issue of The Point

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April 2022 Issue of The Point

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March 2022 Issue of The Point

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Celebrate Twos Day by Donating to PCSS!

We have an opportunity on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 when the clock strikes 2:22 (both a.m. and p.m.), for a special moment, 2:22 on 2/22/22. Looking for a great way to celebrate that moment? Donate to the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS) It will be more than 11 years before we get to […]

February 2022 Issue of The Point

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Third Circuit to Host Essay Contest for 5th & 6th Grade Classes

The Courts, Community, and Rule of Law Committee of the Judicial Council of the Third Circuit announced today that it is hosting an essay contest for 5th and 6th grade classes focused on civics, citizenship, and the concept of the “Rule of Law.” The essay prompt is: “What does the Rule of Law mean to […]

2021/2022 Social Studies Journal

We are excited to share the 2021/2022 issue of Social Studies Journal (SSJ), a publication of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies.

January 2022 Issue of The Point

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Middle States Council for Social Studies

Conference & Award Nominations Kevin Wagner, the program chair for 7-12 social studies at Carlisle Area High School, a past PCSS Board member, frequent conference presenter, and current board member of the Middle States Council for Social Studies, asked PCSS to share with our members two items that may be of interest to the PCSS […]