The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

 

The result of a three-year state-led collaborative effort, the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards was purposefully designed to provide guidance to states to enhance the rigor of K-12 civics, economics, geography, and history to prepare students for college, career, and civic life in the 21st century. It is also a powerful resource for teachers at the local level to increase the rigor and relevance of current history-social studies standards while meeting the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.

For more information, please contact Michelle M. Herczog, Ed.D., Consultant III,
at (562) 922-6908 or at Herczog_Michelle@lacoe.edu
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C3 Overview Webcast and Materials
This is an archived webcast that provides an overview of the C3 Framework featuring the architects and leads of the project. Guidelines for using the webcast along with instructional planning guides for professional development can also be found here....Read more
Webcast - C3 Framework: Implications for History Education
This webcast discusses the impact of the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards on history education with Michelle Herczog, NCSS President, Fritz Fischer, Prof. of History, Univ. of Northern Colorado, and Chauncey Monte-Sano, Assoc. Prof., School of Education, Univ. of Michigan....Read more
Webcast - C3 Framework: Implications for Civic Learning
This webcast features a lively discussion about the importance of preparing students for civic life - the story of Mary Beth Tinker, the landmark 1969 Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District provides the inspiration and tools...Read more
Webcast - C3 Framework: Implications for Geography Education
This webcast features a lively discussion about the instructional pedagogy of the C3 Framework and how it impacts the teaching of geography in the social studies classroom....Read more
Webcast – C3 Framework: Implications for Economics Education
This webcast features a lively discussion with economics education experts Jim Charkins and Brian Held about the teaching of economics in the social studies classroom and how it aligns to the C3 Framework for Social Studies State Standards...Read more