The mission of the Association of Teachers of Social Studies/United Federation of Teachers is to provide a network wherein social studies educators and related professionals may advocate for social studies education and share scholarship, information, strategies and practices related to the issues important to social studies instruction
Did the Founding Fathers prepare us for the digital age? Participants at the 59th annual Greater Metropolitan New York Social Studies Conference on April 13 considered that question.
“Teachers teaching teachers”—that’s how Mike Schirtzer, a social studies teacher at Leon M. Goldstein HS for the Sciences in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, described the 58th annual Greater Metropolitan New York Social Studies Conference on April 21.
Folksinger Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame was awarded the Hubert H. Humphrey Humanitarian Award during the 54th annual Greater Metropolitan New York Social Studies Conference luncheon at UFT headquarters in Manhattan on Feb. 1.