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Social Studies Course Offerings

  • Mar
    This event is scheduled for 4:00pm to - 6:00pm

    Developed by leading practitioners working hand-in-hand with teachers, $martPath provides simple, fun lessons with embedded assessments that bring economic and financial education to life in your classroom without the strain of finding the materials yourself. $martPath units teach students about personal financial responsibility (such as saving, prudent spending, consumers vs. producers, and prioritizing needs and wants) through grade-appropriate, curriculum-aligned, interactive lessons. Attendees to this 2 hour professional development will receive instruction on how to integrate economics and financial literacy into their Mathematics, ELA, and Social Studies curriculum. Teachers will receive the following: Training on how to access and use resources - $25 Amazon gift card - An additional $75 Amazon gift card if $martPath is implemented in their classroom this school year - Personal Finance Printables from the National Council of Economic Education - One children's literature book with economic themes for use in the classroom.

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  • May
    This event is scheduled for 8:30am to - 3:00pm

    This workshop is designed to get teachers new to the DBQ pedagogy excited about the process. It is also reinvigorating for those teachers already steeped in DBQ experience. Includes an overview of The DBQ Project 6-Step Method where teachers go through all the steps in a lively, interactive session. Emphasizes the elements of a powerful DBQ essay and introduces teachers to writing supports they can use to promote strong, evidence-based writing. Participants also spend time analyzing student work and norming student essays using our DBQ Project rubric.

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  • Jun
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 3:30pm

    Facilitated by Sue Troia, Manager of Gallery Teaching at the DIA, this workshop is designed for VTS practitioners that have participated in a basic, 1-3 day, VTS workshop. Participants will be introduced to additional questions that were developed to encourage deeper looking and thinking in students that have had regular exposure to VTS discussions in the classroom.

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  • Jun
    This event is scheduled for 9:00am to - 3:30pm

    For participants attending Day 1 of VTS for Experienced Practitioners (June 24, 2019), this recommended (but optional) second day of training is designed for further individual practice with coaching.

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