The OER Conference for the Social Studies may not begin until August 3, but the fun has already started! Our OC for SS community discussion forum is filled with rich conversations on our 70+ pre-recorded Track Talks and upcoming live discussions and keynotes—and the only thing that’s missing is you! Take a look at some of our active discussion threads down below, and then join the conversation with educators from around the globe. 

Just Mercy Book Club  

Our virtual book club has begun! Grab your copy of Just Mercy and head over to our asynchronous book club discussion to dive into this week's driving questions. It’s the perfect precursor to Bryan Stevenson’s keynote presentation on August 3.    

Let the reading begin 

What brings you to OC4SS? 

Let’s get to know each other! Participate in our poll to find out more about your fellow OC for SS attendees. 

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Assessing Historical Thinking Through the Stories of the Fallen 

Looking for a great Track Talk on key historical skills? Watch Shane Gower’s Assessing Historical Thinking through the Stories of the Fallen and then join the conversation below to discuss your thoughts.  

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