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Angie Busch Alston replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What is YOUR Priority for Helping? in AK-CSS Executive Board
"Setting up systems for sharing resources and information via our social media accounts so that multiple people can share the load."
Apr 19
John Trampush replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What is YOUR Priority for Helping? in AK-CSS Executive Board
"I would like to:

make sure that AK-CSS officer elections are successfully completed.
get our state corporation status renewed.
get our financial accounts with Wells Fargo and Edward Jones reactivated.
work with the Treasurer to apply for federal…"
Apr 19
Mike Gehman replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What is YOUR Priority for Helping? in AK-CSS Executive Board
"I will do some research in figuring out the steps to help AK-CSS acquire non-profit status as a 501c3."
Apr 19
Michelle Daml replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What is YOUR Priority for Helping? in AK-CSS Executive Board
"I would try to get more Interior teachers involved and reach out to new teachers.  Also working on more posts on our social media sites."
Apr 18
Alaska Council for the Social Studies posted a discussion in AK-CSS Executive Board
If you were only going to take responsibility for seeing one or two things accomplished for our council in what remains of this school year, what would (will) you target??
Apr 18
Alaska Council for the Social Studies posted a status
The real work of AK-CSS development comes through high functioning committees. These work groups are where the majority of the energy to set, act and assess our collaborative goals needs to be focused this year. The executive board exists to oversee…
Feb 10
Emily Moody replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What are the Primary Challenges that We Face Teaching Social Studies in Alaska?
"Hi Michelle, I completely agree. For so many of us, we are the ONLY social studies teacher in the school or district. It can be lonely. I appreciate that with technology we have started to connect virtually, but I yearn for a social studies…"
Sep 2, 2021
Emily Moody replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What are the Main Assets that We as Social Studies Teachers in Alaska Need to Remember and Use?
"Local knowledge and expertise. In every community there are people who are willing and able to share what they know. The more people we can pull into our classroom from the community, the more relevant and meaningful our instruction will be.…"
Sep 2, 2021
Alaska Council for the Social Studies posted a discussion in Information & Resource Sharing Task Group
These appear to be the main questions that our work group needs to consider:

Who are our active members now?

What are their present levels of commitment (hrs/month)?
How are you recruiting new members to this work group?
How are the members…
Jul 28, 2021
Alaska Council for the Social Studies posted a discussion in Recruitment & Membership Task Group
These appear to be the main questions that our work group needs to consider:

Who are our active members now?

What are their present levels of commitment (hrs/month)?
How are you recruiting new members to this work group?
How are the members…
Jul 28, 2021
Alaska Council for the Social Studies posted a discussion in Professional Development & Events Task Group
These appear to be the main questions that our work group needs to consider:

Who are our active members now?

What are their present levels of commitment (hrs/month)?
How are you recruiting new members to this work group?
How are the members…
Jul 28, 2021
Alaska Council for the Social Studies and Myla S. Liljemark are now friends
Jul 28, 2021
Alaska Council for the Social Studies left a comment for Karen Beranek
"Hi Karen! Welcome back!"
Apr 12, 2021
John Trampush replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What are the Main Assets that We as Social Studies Teachers in Alaska Need to Remember and Use?
"You're right, Michele.  Harvesting the insights gained from this year and building forward from these new strategies and procedures IS something we need to do.  Maybe AK-CSS can make this one of our goals for 2021...
The question is what concrete…"
Mar 3, 2021
Michelle Daml replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What are the Primary Challenges that We Face Teaching Social Studies in Alaska?
"Distance and isolation has always been a challenge in Alaska.  Also connectivity and devices. This year has defintely proven that.  However, it has also produced ways for us to connect on different platforms, collobarate, and ease some of the…"
Mar 2, 2021
Michelle Daml replied to Alaska Council for the Social Studies's discussion What are the Main Assets that We as Social Studies Teachers in Alaska Need to Remember and Use?
"So much technology and tools are available now.  Teachers and students have thought "outside the box" this last year and while it has been a struggle. There are so many strategies and procedures we need to keep doing and using.  We need to use this…"
Mar 2, 2021
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