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9646
The Kansas state history/government standards and state assessment are not your typical documents. Instead of focusing on memorizing specific content measured by multiple choice tests, students are now being asked to do social studies by thinking historically, solving problems, and to read, write, and communicate. reading, writing, and speaking. Join Glenn as he highlights his C4 Framework, a practical structure for planning and implementing a cohesive instructional arc that supports integrating social studies and ELA. During this session, Glenn will share a variety of effective resources that encourage high-level thinking, document analysis, and literacy skills. Handouts, online materials and giveaways are all part of the fun! More
Starts Starts: 12/6/2017 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 29 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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9610
Creating Successful Students Through the Humanities: Literacy, Literature, and Social Studies Robi Alstrom and Glenn Wiebe 5-12 (2,3,4,5) ELA and the Social Studies are natural partners. Yet they are too often taught as separate and sometimes competing content areas. But combining the people and events of social studies with the fiction and literacy tools of the language arts creates a powerful learning experience for our students. What can it look like when content and instruction bleeds across these two traditionally separate classrooms? This workshop is designed for ELA and Social Studies teachers to attend together, learning from Robi and Glenn as well as each other on integrating best practices, resources, and instructional strategies. (Receive a 20% discount if your school registers both a social studies and ELA teacher for this workshop.) More
Starts Starts: 1/31/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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9656
Grades 5-12 The Kansas Can vision describes a successful high school graduate as a civically engaged individual able to share their skills and knowledge through actions intended to improve communities, states, nations, the world, and themselves. To develop these types of students, schools will need to do more than just teach the three branches of government and the voting process. Your kids will actually need to experience civic engagement. But what can that look like? Join Glenn and others as we discover how best to create civic minded students! More
Starts Starts: 2/21/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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9657
Gr. 5-12 The Kansas state history/government standards and state assessment are not your typical documents. Instead of focusing on memorizing specific content measured by multiple choice tests, students are now being asked to do social studies by thinking historically, solving problems, and to read, write, and communicate. As teachers, we are being asked to find a balance between foundational knowledge and the authentic use of that knowledge. Join Glenn as he highlights his C4 Framework, a practical structure for planning and implementing a cohesive instructional arc that supports this balance. During this session, Glenn will share a variety of effective resources that encourage high-level thinking, documents analysis, and literacy skills. Handouts, online materials and giveaways are all part of the fun! More
Starts Starts: 2/28/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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9664
5-12 Using technology as part of social studies instruction is no longer optional. Our students use mobile devices, the Internet, video games, social media, and many other forms of technology. To maintain relevance in the lives of students and to create successful high school graduates, your classroom instruction needs to include not only social studies content but current tools and skills. Join Glenn and others as he showcases content specific web sites and technology examples that can be immediately implemented into your lesson and unit designs. More
Starts Starts: 4/25/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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