Trends and Issues E-Journal Call for Articles

The Florida Council for the Social Studies has an open call for articles as a result of its dynamic Trends and Issues E-Journal. Articles will be published upon receipt, review and approval by FCSS. Any educator pre-service, preK-12, or post secondary is welcome to submit.

 The guidelines for submitting are as follows:

  1. Include author(s) name(s) and School District, College/University, Professional Organization or County of residence, exs.  Broward County School District, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Law Related Education Association or Broward County.
  2. Maximum length of article or lesson plan = 2 pages, single-spaced.
  3. Content must be associated with any area within social studies education.
  4. 1 – 1.25 inch margins, be consistent (ex. entire document must be 1 inch or entire document must be 1.25 inches).
  5. If applicable, provide accurate and complete bibliographical information. All references cited in the manuscript should be listed at the end.  Citations and references are to align with the American Psychological Association version 6.0.
  6. Use dialogue and direct quotes sparingly.  Incorporate key ideas of conversations into text when possible.  If material is quoted, supply the complete source in the references and cite the page number with the quotation.
  7. Proofread and spell check before submission.  Review for grammar, completeness, mathematical correctness, and accuracy of references. Full identify organizations and groups that are mentioned by initials or acronyms.
  8. Submit to TrendsAndIssues@fcss.org.