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NYS Social Studies Toolkit Grade 9 & 10

This Toolkit provides resources that focus on implementation of the Inquiry Arc, as presented in The College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

ESRI GeoInquiries NYS Social Studies Alignment

The document outlines which ESRI GeoInquiries are aligned with the NYS Social Studies Framework. GeoInquiries are deivided into Level 1 and Level 2. Level 1 GeoInquries do not an ArcGIS subscrition, Level 2 GeoInquires need an ArcGIS subscription which is free to K12 educators. To see if your school is already participating visit here.


ESRI GeoInquiry Student Worksheets

These documents are matched with the ESRI GeoInquires. They are created for students to fill out and answer questions related to the module.

C3 Framework (PDF)

College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards: Guidance for Enhancing the Rigor of K-12 Civics, Economics, Geography, and History. 


NYS Social Studies Framework (PDF)

This document is designed to prepare students for college, careers, and civic life. It is aligned to the New York State Learning Standards for Social Studies.


New Visions for Public Schools

The New Visions website provides educators with the tools and training they need to analyze student performance, diagnose problems and design solutions to improve instruction.

ArcGIS StoryMaps Workshop

Courtesy of Dr. Joseph Kerski – Keep in mind this link goes to Workshop 1 of 4 – so be sure to check out the other videos, too!