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Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

On June 9, 2016, the State Board of Education approved the K-12 Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) for Social Studies. The K-12 Social Studies GSE will be implemented during the 2017-2018 school year following a full year of teacher training.

Standards

Grade bands

K-12
K-5
6-8
9-12

K-5

Kindergarten
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5

6-8

Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

9-12

American Government/Civics
Economics
Psychology
Sociology
United States History
World Geography
World History

Additional Resources

Fourth and Fifth Grade Transition Plan
GPS to GSE Crosswalk

Professional Learning

Grade Level/Course Specific Professional Learning with Virtual Specialists — Introducing a new FREE online professional learning community exclusively for Georgia educators. The Georgia DOE has created course and grade level specific Professional Learning Communities, led by Virtual Specialists, where educators from across the State can connect with each other to share experiences, resources, lesson plans, and instructional activities.

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Schedule for Monthly Webinars

Webinar Recordings

• Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies Leader Training Coming Soon via Live Webinar

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