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Report - Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences

Appendix V

Further Information and Resources

Definitions of the Humanities

and Social Sciences

Humanities

• National Endowment for the Humanities,

http://www.neh.gov/about

• American Council of Learned Societies,

http://www.acls.org/info/default.aspxid=198

Social Sciences

• National Science Foundation, Directorate

for Social, Behavioral and Economic

Sciences (SBE), http://www.nsf.gov/dir/

index.jsporg=SBE

»»

Division of Behavioral and Cognitive

Sciences (BCS), http://www.nsf.gov/div/

index.jspdiv=BCS

»»

Division of Social and Economic Sciences

(SES), http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/ses/about

.jsp

Social Science Research Council,

http://www.ssrc.org/about/

Humanities and Social Sciences Data

• The Humanities Indicators,

http://www.humanitiesindicators.org/

Humanities Departmental Survey,

http://www.humanitiesindicators.org/

resources/survey.aspx

• Measure of America, a Project of the

Social Science Research Council,

http://www.measureofamerica.org/

• National Science Board, Science and

Engineering Indicators, http://www.nsf

.gov/statistics/seind12/

k-12 Education

Further Reading on Assessment and Standards

• “The Nation’s ong>Reportong> Card: Summary

of Major Findings,” National Center for

Education Statistics, 2010, http://www

.nationsreportcard.gov/civics_2010/

summary.asp

• Center for Information and Research on

Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE),

http://www.civicyouth.org/new-circle-factsheet-describes-state-laws-standards-andrequirements-for-k-12-civics/

• The Common Core State Standards

Initiative of the National Governors

Association (NGA) and Council of Chief

State School Officers (CCSSO), http://www

.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/introduc

tion/students-who-are-college-and-career

-ready-in-reading-writing-speaking

-listening-language

• Achieve, a bipartisan, nonprofit organization

that helps states raise academic standards,

improve assessments, and strengthen

accountability, http://www.achieve.org/

achieving-common-core

Model Programs for K-12 Teachers Led By

Colleges, Universities, Museums, and Public

Historical Sites

• U.S. Department of Education List of

Continuing Education Opportunities,

http://www2.ed.gov/teachers/dev/contedu/

edpicks.jhtml

• Harvard University New Professional

Teacher Development Programs,

http://www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/

news-events/press_release.html

• University of Pennsylvania Teachers Institute

of Philadelphia, http://www.tip.sas.upenn

.edu/

• University of Chicago Support for Teachers,

http://www.uchicago.edu/community/

education/support_for_teachers/

• Stanford University Initiative on Improving

K-12 Education, http://ell.stanford.edu/

• University of California California Subject

Matter Project, http://csmp.ucop.edu/

• New York Public Library Cullman Center

Institute for Teachers, http://www.nypl.org/

events/cullman-institute-teachers

• Metropolitan Museum of Art For Educators,

http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/

for-educators

• Art Institute of Chicago Teacher Programs,

http://www.artic.edu/teacher-programs

• National Gallery of Art Teacher Workshops,

http://www.nga.gov/education/

• J. Paul Getty Museum Professional Development,

http://www.getty.edu/education/

teachers/professional_dev/index.html

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