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Using Inquiry Strategies Effectively: Gems from the Instruction Community

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
Learn about Gems when using inquiry strategies in K-12 classrooms. Explore a variety of topics, including using problem-based learning to address social justice and cultural diversity.

Supporting Socio-Civic Skills in Culturally-Diverse Preschool Classrooms

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Explore a model fostering development of pro-social and civic skills with 3-4 year-olds in culturally diverse environments, and consider field-based ways to engage children in addressing pro-socially-oriented actions on age-appropriate issues.

Teaching Untold History between the Civil War and Civil Rights

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Bring this time period to life with historical role-plays, primary source documents, historical fiction, and nonfiction texts that teach African American history from the 1870s to 1950s.

STEMSS Lessons Brought to You by the Arizona Geographic Alliance

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn about the Arizona Geographic Alliance's 10-day summer institute that provided K-12 teachers with opportunities to develop STEMSS lessons with supports for English learners. Lesson plans will be shared.

Two Black Civic Leaders in Early Childhood Social Studies

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
African American civic leaders Mamie Phipps Clark and Lucy Craft Laney made significant contributions to the field of early childhood social studies education in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Their work informs us now about dynamic cultural diversity and social justice.

Attracting Girls to STEM by Integrating Social Studies and Math

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Discuss research and innovative strategies that integrate social studies and mathematics to spark girls' interest in STEM fields. Explore research, engage in strategies, and receive teaching resources.

Oh No, Here Comes the Administrator!

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Have you ever had a day when an administrator pops in and you're not ready? Never again! This session provides teachers with quick and engaging activities that showcase expertise!

The Stories We Tell: Aboriginal History, Literacy, and Cultural Sensitivity

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Learning cultural sensitivity begins early. Introduce students to North American indigenous peoples--First Nations, Inuit, and Métis--through thoughtfully-selected picture books in a modern context. Multiple resources distributed.

The Problem Won't Solve Itself: Let Students Do It!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:35am to 9:05am
Utilize inquiry learning to meet your teaching standards while empowering your students to solve problems, make informed decisions, and serve their community.

Remixing Current Events: Navigating the Transmedia Terrain with Fifth Graders

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Explore how current events are portrayed through various media--such as TV and Twitter--by engaging in a lesson for students in upper elementary and above.

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