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Social Studies [clear filter]
Friday, March 2
 

1:15pm

A 'GPS Toolkit' to Guide Your Social Studies Teaching
G = Geography P = Primary Sources S = Strategies & T = Technology/Other Tools

Come see how to weave geography throughout your curriculum and how to incorporate proven history and literacy strategies into your upper elementary or Jr. High Social Studies classes, so that your students can “Experience” a bit of history and geography. You will learn where to access Primary Sources and be given ideas on how to include them in your Social Studies class. In addition, you will be introduced to online interactive history games, web sites, and other technology tools that will engage your students in history, geography, and culture. The presenter will also share professional learning and study opportunities available for teachers that will enhance and enrich both your learning, and that of your students.”

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm
1541
 
Saturday, March 3
 

8:00am

Cool Tools on the Web for Social Studies Teachers
Learn about great online resources and tools that can be used as lesson starters to engage students, including Gapminder, Poodwaddle, Admondo, Mission US, iCivics, A Thin Line, History by Decades, Knowledge Web, 270 to Win, Worldmapper, If It Were My Home.

Speakers

Saturday March 3, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
J218