This session will dive deeply into the Question Formulation Technique, a simple, evidence-based protocol that helps students learn to produce their own questions and strategize on how to use them.
We know the research, but 40 hours? Who has time or money to provide that amount of professional learning? Let us share with you some possible effective solutions.
Leaders of a K-12 social studies curriculum team share strategies that helped their crew develop a C3 curriculum using the C3 Framework, convince teachers to get on board, and avoid mutinies.
Explore how the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Regional Program promotes widespread, sustained, effective use of primary sources from loc.gov for K-16 education and teacher professional development.
Participants will learn how help students develop close reading practices with historical text. The focus will be on formative assessment of these practices that are unique to historical text.
Delaware is not only proud of being the First State, but also for its advocacy of social studies. Learn how collaboration led to the development of engaging disciplinary literacy strategies.
This roundtable session examines critical issues in social studies assessment -- including ends and means, principles and practices, as well as results -- from local, state, national, and global perspectives.
Good teachers inspire each other by sharing their most innovative and creative practices. This session will demonstrate how to build a collaborative model for educators to create and share curriculum.
How does a school embrace blended learning and apply it in a social studies program? This workshop focuses on implementation of a blended learning program in K-12 social studies classes.
An introduction to PASS (NCSS's professional development program) and how it promotes social responsibility, guides disciplined inquiry, and develops content knowledge. Excellence in teacher-generated curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment are its goals.