The Vision of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies is to prepare students to be knowledgeable, effective decision makers and engaged citizens in a globally interdependent world.
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Bios for candidates for the 2013 election for GCSS board members are now online. Click Here for more information.
The list of names, projects, and photos of 2013 State Social Studies Fair winners is now online. Click here
The list of names, projects, and photos of 2013 State Social Studies Fair winners is now online. Click Here!
The latest issue of the GCSS newsletter, News & Notes, has just been posted to the website. It contains
Meet your child's new teacher - the iPad
In Thailand, left, every schoolchild is given a tablet device; worldwide, Apple has sold eight million iPads for educational purposes. It could one day replace lessons and teachers themselves. But is the iPad doing students more harm than good? Julia Llewelyn Smith reports.
In a classroom at Goffs School in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, neatly uniformed children are sitting in rows, gazing at the teacher. The scene is reassuringly like school as I remember it in the Eighties, until Shaun Furzer, leader of digital learning - what? - clears his throat. "Take out your phones, everyone. Use this code," he gestures at the interactive whiteboard.
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2013 Annual Conference
Thank you for making the 2013 annual conference such a success. It was held on Oct. 17-18 at the Athens Classic Center.
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