Join us at NCSS for student engagement, differentiation, assessment, and professional learning solutions

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Explore the tools to inspire student success at HMH Booth # 201 during NCSS in San Francisco!

At HMH, we believe in giving educators the resources they need to make social studies relevant to students. Learn how our solutions allow students to make meaningful connections with immersive experiences that bring content to life.

As you make your way around our booth, you’ll find solution stations that support your entire social studies team and curriculum:

• Discover our innovative new programs HMH Kids Discover Social Studies for Grades K–6 and HMH Social Studies for Grades 6–12.

• Experience HMH Field Trips powered by Google® Expeditions. 
• Meet HMH authors Erik Palmer and Dr. Bill McBride and Channel One News reporter Azia Celestino. 
• Talk with an HMH Marketplace Representative and learn how to sell your own content. 
• Interact with professional learning experts and coaches. 
• Play Are You Smarter Than Carmen Sandiego? and win a free prize!

While you're at the booth, stay for these author meet-and-greets:

Friday, November 17


Meet Erik Palmer and receive a FREE autographed copy of his book Good Thinking: Teaching Argument, Persuasion, and Reasoning*.

Saturday, November 18


Meet Dr. Bill McBride and receive a FREE copy of his book Inside the Text*.

Attend our Author Sessions!

Who: Erik Palmer

Session: Moving Discussions from "Spouting Random Opinions" to "Sharing Intelligent Arguments"

When: Friday, November 17, 8:45–9:45am

Where: Room 2007, Moscone Center West

Power Session: Fake News! Teaching Students to Live in a Post-Truth World

When: Friday, November 17, 3:30–4:00pm

Where: Alcove A, 3rd floor

Who: Dr. Bill McBride

Session: Practical In-Depth Reading Strategies for Struggling Readers

When: Sunday, November 19, 9:45–10:45 am

Where: Room 2011, Moscone Center West

Don't miss our Exhibitor Sessions!

Session #1158: Blended Learning: How to Flip Your Social Studies Classroom

Friday, November 17, 2:15–3:15 pm

Room: 2010, Moscone Center West

Session #1159: Access for All: Differentiation and Reading in Your Social Studies Classroom

Saturday, November 18, 10:30–11:30 am

Room: 3001A, Moscone Center West

HMH is proud to sponsor these organizations dedicated to social studies education.

Council of State Social Studies Specialists (CS4) Dinner Event

CS4 provides a vehicle for the exchange of ideas among the specialists, consultants, and supervisors who have responsibilities for social studies education in the various state departments of education/public instruction.

National Social Studies Supervisors Association (NSSSA) Luncheon

NSSSA promotes the common interest of social studies supervisors in instruction, curriculum materials, research, teacher training, and social action. Based on the belief that interaction between teachers and students is the most vital element of an education system, NSSSA encourages and assists in the development of social studies instruction. It extends its services and assistance to supervisors at state and local levels in their efforts to initiate similar organizations.

NCSS President's Breakfast

Celebrate excellence as outstanding classroom teachers are recognized with the presentation of the annual Teacher of the Year Awards, and hear the NCSS President deliver the Presidential address.

Plan your visit to the NCSS conference here.

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