WelcomeThe History/Social Science team in the Division of Instruction works to provide LAUSD school sites, service center staff, and families with resources and information to support high-quality instruction, assessment, and intervention. This web portal has many pages of links and documents which we hope you will find useful. Please feel free to make suggestions as to how to keep this website current and useful for all school stakeholders. Use the information on the "Contact Us" page (at the left) to call or email us. Thank you!
The state of California has released a new History/Social Science Framework for California Public Schools. The new framework offers an new conceptual model for history instruction. The Division of Instruction will be releasing a series of professional development modules to support implementation of the instructional shifts included in the framework. A digital copy of the framework is available on our framework page by clicking here.
News and Announcements
LAUSD Teacher Daniel Jocz Selected as Gilder Lehrman Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Daniel Jocz, a teacher at Downtown Magnets High School, who has been named the 2018 California History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history education.
Please click here to read the Press Release