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From Geography Action to Civic Engagement: The Mesa Grande Ruins

If These Walls Could Talk: Seeing a Culture through Human-Created Features of the Landscape

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Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
TBD

Questioning as Literacy: A Critical Role for the Social Studies

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
The social studies should take the lead in teaching the critical inquiry-related skill of questioning. Explore the EFG questioning framework and how to introduce, practice, and utilize student questioning in the classroom.

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.

Using Inquiry to Teach about Race in Social Studies

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
Community sponsored session to model inquiry lessons on race. Lessons appear in forthcoming edited volume, Race lessons: Using inquiry to teach about race in social studies.

Integrating GPS and Geocaching into Teaching

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
Geocaching is fun, but it's also an activity that can be used to explore any subject, including math, science, and social studies, in an engaging way to enhance student learning.

The Power of Web Mapping: Not Your Grandfather's GIS

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
8:35am to 9:17am
ArcGIS Online is a Swiss Army knife for social studies teachers. In just 30 minutes, learn how to engage students by adding this versatile tool to your classroom.

Rocking that First Year: Creating Globalized Classrooms through Project-Based Learning

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Globalize the classroom through project-based learning and exploration of current events. Students explore, create, and deliver storymaps that emphasize foreign policy and global cooperation with countries across the globe.

Mapping Injustice: A Geographic Inquiry Approach to Social Justice

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Learn inquiry-based learning methods that promote the observation and discovery of social justice issues in a culturally diverse society through geography.

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