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The Mission of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies is to advocate for, support, and celebrate the advancement of quality social studies teaching for Georgia students.

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.

Funding has been provided by Georgia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of the American Rescue Act of 2021.

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Masters in Social Work – is offering masters degrees in various areas of social work.  For more information contact Ryan Martens at ryan@mastersinsocialworkonline.org 



Guide for Diverse and Multicultural Students. Check it out here: The guide includes statistics, helpful resources for diverse student groups, a list of organizations for support of international students, information on the benefits of diversity in education, and best scholarships for diverse and multicultural students.



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Georgia Public Broadcasting has a number of resources -- including the Georgia Stories series -- for social studies teachers. Be sure and check them out.




Check out Study Guide Zone -- an online resource developed by Minnesota educators through a grant from the McNamara Educational Trust. Here you'll find a series of free study guides on a variety of standardized tests commonly utilized for admissions, licensing, and educational assessment.



Carla Inman, Literacy Coach at Jerger Elementary in Thomasville City, has created a PowerPoint presentation --Our Constitution--for use in elementary schools.



The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Education Program ( is a partnership of the Georgia Department of Education, Sumter County Schools, and the National Park Service. It offers online field trip information, offsite programs, and a variety of other resources for teachers and students.



The NoodleHead Network: Real students report the news from on-location and edit films on World Culture and Geography. Segmented videos in countries such as China, Thailand, Vietnam, Russia, India and Ghana talk about the subjects middle school students really want to know about (culture, food, clothing, hobbies, transportation, schools, and a whole lot more). For more information regarding these videos or to obtain a free preview, call 1-800-639-5680 or visit and click on videos.



InspirEd Educators offers comprehensive, creative, thought-provoking units for World Studies and Service-Learning (and this unit also emphasizes research process and preparation for a Social Science Fair). Varied and engaging activities promote critical and creative thinking skills, problem-solving, collaboration, and test-taking skills (for all high-stakes tests, including the CRCT). Written by former Georgia teachers, these units are all correlated to the Georgia QCC's. These units are a find! For information call: 1-866-WE INSPIRE or check out their website at



Debating Critical Issues in the Classroom. Choices for the 21st Century Education Project offers supplemental curriculum units for grades 9-12. Units include Areas In Transition, Global Challenges, and Historical Turning Points. Information updated regularly. For detailed summaries of each unit or to place an order online visit



Cobblestone Publishing Company Catalog. A variety of books for grades K-9. For prices and subscription information visit



Announcing Poster Education Online. An entire web site full of products. Posters for a variety of topics and age groups. For additional information visit



PBS Videos. Create a more dynamic learning environment with the use of videos. Video collections that explore single topics from a variety of perspectives are now available. For more information call 1-800-344-3337 or visit Connect with the PBS VIDEO by clicking on Video.



MindSparks-Cartoons and Visuals for Creative Learning. Bring History and Social Studies to life. Helps to focus student interest, teach concepts, and spark lively debates. For product information call 1-800-558-2110.



Teaching Social Studies K-12. Heinemann book company offers books published by teachers for teachers. For more information and product listing visit