C3 Teacher State Hubs bring educators together to develop and share inquiry-based instructional materials and professional development opportunities. New York State is our featured C3 State Hub. Our work with states began in 2014 in the state New York with the New York State Social Studies Toolkit project. Eight new state hubs have come online since then including Arkansas, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia. See more about these states below. Make sure to also check out our Organizational Hubs.
The New York C3 Hub provides access to the New York Social Studies Toolkit, an amazing collection of resources supported by the New York State Department of Education. In the New York Hub you’ll find 84 inquiries distributed across all grade levels, a conceptual foundations essay describing the 10 assumptions guiding the Toolkit, as well as professional development materials for learning more about the project.
The Arkansas C3 Hub is an ongoing effort to build inquiry materials in support of Arkansas social studies standards. This work is being lead by the Arkansas Teacher Collaborative Council made up of teacher leaders around the state. Learn more below.
Sunshine and Inquiry. The Florida C3 Hub provides social studies teachers with a reliable source of rigorous inquiry plans that are aligned to Florida state standards. The inquiry lessons you’ll find on the Florida Hub are built by teachers for teachers. We’re working hard to add more to the collection so check back often.
Teachers in Cobb County, Georgia have been examining the C3 Framework and Inquiry Design Model developing a deeper understanding of how to implement disciplinary inquiry in their classrooms and creating new inquiries to share across the system. Learn more about their work below.
The Hawaii C3 Hub is leading the way in developing C3 Framework related curriculum and instructional materials. The Hawaii Hub includes a collection of professional development materials, but that’s just the beginning.
The Illinois State Hub supports teachers in their C3 journey with quality inquiries, detailed resources, and a growing network of teachers. Teachers in Illinois schools have been working this year to develop inquiries. Learn more by clicking below.
The Kansas C3 Hub is a community of educators whose goal is to develop resources that will aid in the implementation of inquiry-based instruction in the state’s social studies classes.
The Kentucky C3 Hub is where Pure Inquiry comes to life. Check below to see more of the newest Kentucky inquiries. Be sure to stay tuned for new inquiries and materials coming soon to the Kentucky Hub.
The New Hampshire C3 Hub is a joint project of the New Hampshire History Society and the New Hampshire Council for the Social Studies. Check out our collection of inquiries.
The North Carolina Hub is where inquiry takes flight. Teachers in Winston-Salem Forsyth Schools started working with the Inquiry Design Model in 2014 and continue their work today. See the inquiries and learn more about the great work going on in North Carolina below. Nothing could be finer!
The Ohio C3 Hub is home to powerful, teacher-created, culturally relevant inquires that get at the heart of Ohio’s history and culture with an emphasis on helping students commit to our shared democratic values.
The South Carolina C3 Hub is a community of educators whose goal is to develop resources that will aid in the implementation of inquiry-based instruction in the state’s social studies classes.
The Tennessee Hub features titans of inquiry. Tennessee teachers, led by Hamilton County School District and supported by National Geographic, are using the Inquiry Design Model (IDM) to help students develop an explorer’s mindset! By weaving together geographic thinking, inquiry, literacy, and civic action, these elementary teachers are showing us how you can do it all. Check out our inquiries!
The Utah C3 Hub brings together educators who are committed to using inquiry to spark learning in social studies classes. Anchored by the work of teams of teachers in the Salt Lake City School District, the Utah hub is a space for all teachers across the state who are interested in using our published inquiry and learning more about the Inquiry Design Model design their own inquiries.
The Virginia C3 Hub provides access to a wide range of sources for using inquiry in the classroom. Teachers in Fairfax County have taken the lead to develop new inquiry materials, and Virginia has a rich tradition of inquiry. Check out the Virginia materials below to nurture all students’ critical thinking skills.
The Washington C3 Hub hosts a growing number of teacher-created and classroom tested inquires. Using the Inquiry Design Model, teachers across Washington, the Evergreen State are developing resources to share with their colleagues. Learn more below